Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 3-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings:
There is no quit in the Minnesota Wild.
For the second-consecutive game, with precious playoff points on the line, the Wild earned a win with a third-period comeback. Minnesota did it against a team that’s decent at closing out games. Coming into the third, the Kings were 25-1-0 when leading after two periods...Read More.
No one can say the Minnesota Wild aren't playing desperate. For the second straight game, they erased a third-period deficit against a lockdown, Pacific Division team.
Matt Moulson and Mikko Koivu scored 66 seconds apart in the third in a 3-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Monday night. The Wild increased their lead to five points on the idle Phoenix Coyotes for the first wild-card spot in the Western Conference race to the Stanley Cup Playoffs...Read More.