Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 3-0 win against the Colorado Avalanche:
If the opening win of the home-and-home series was a knockout for the Minnesota Wild, tonight’s game against the Colorado Avalanche was a TKO. The Wild wore down the Avs by executing its game plan and forced them into submission with surgical precision. It wasn’t a perfect game, but it was a good, hard-fought road victory...Read More
Minnesota Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper stands 6-foot-5, yet he must seem even taller to the Colorado Avalanche.
Kuemper made 30 saves in the Wild's 3-0 win at Pepsi Center on Saturday for his second consecutive shutout against the Avalanche, who have lost the first two games to open a season for the first time since 2008-09...Read More