Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from each contest. Today, he'll look back at a 5-3 win over the Oilers in Edmonton:
In the second game of back-to-back nights, the Wild took care of business on the road against another Northwest Division foe. Minnesota’s offense was rolling again tonight, outshooting the Oilers, 30-19.
For the second-straight contest, it was a good-looking effort from everyone in the Wild lineup. The club had contributions from all four lines, all six defenseman and its goaltender. I could easily write a takeaway for each guy, but we’ll keep it to five tonight... Read more
A trip to Alberta was just what the Minnesota Wild needed to revive their quest for a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Wild visited Rexall Place and torched the fading Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Tuesday. Five players scored a goal, and Niklas Backstrom had to make 16 saves.
One night after ending a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory against the Calgary Flames, the Wild won consecutive games for the first time since March 25-27... Read more