Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 5-3 road loss against the Detroit Red Wings.
Wild Head Coach Mike Yeo said that he wanted the team to gain the reputation as “road warriors” and "hard to play against" after the morning skate. For the first thirty minutes, the club was playing, what might’ve been, the team’s best hockey of the early season. However, against Detroit on the road, it’s necessary to put together a full sixty minutes...Read more.
The Detroit Red Wings finally got a power-play goal -- two, in fact -- and defeated the Minnesota Wild 5-3 at Joe Louis Arena on Friday night.
The Red Wings entered the game 0-for-15 on the power play this season and added two more failed attempts, but opened the scoring 13 seconds into the second period when Damien Brunner got a 5-on-4 goal off a feed from Henrik Zetterberg...Read more.