Skip to main content
The Official Site of the Minnesota Wild

Wild 5-Hole at Los Angeles - April 4

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
Game Highlights | Yeo Postgame | Pominville Postgame | Fletcher NHL Live | EJ On Pominville  Event Summary | Game Summary | Period Recaps | Postgame PONDcast


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 3-0 loss in Los Angeles:

The Wild dropped its third-straight game, a sluggish affair with both teams combining for only 35 shots on goal. Minnesota was done in by a quick Kings start, with LA jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the first three minutes of the contest.

But the sky is not falling; it’s not time to panic. Even in a lockout-shortened season, every team will go through a tough stretch. After starting the season without a regulation loss, the Chicago Blackhawks fell back to earth. The Pittsburgh Penguins have lost its last two games by a combined score of 10-2 after going the entire month of March without a loss... Read more

Probably Wild Lineup Between The Pipes
The addition of Jason Pominville is a much sexier move than that of blue collar defenseman like Robyn Regehr, at least on paper.

But plain old solid defense, backed up by a great start, equated to a more successful debut for Regehr and the Los Angeles Kings in a 3-0 victory against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

Regehr recorded an assist and was a plus-2 with six hits and two blocked shots in his Kings debut, and Justin Williams scored twice to trump anything Pominville did in his Wild debut... Read more

  View Gallery

View More