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 3-1 loss against the San Jose Sharks:
There is no such thing as a moral victory in professional sports, a loss is a loss, but there is a positive Takeaway out of tonight’s loss against the Sharks. Minnesota outshot the Sharks at even strength and scored the games lone 5-on-5 goal. However, it is the total game that counts and the Sharks won the special teams battle tonight...Read More.
The San Jose Sharks flipped the switch on their sputtering power play and snapped their season-long four-game losing streak Thursday night with a 3-1 victory against the Minnesota Wild at SAP Center.
Joe Pavelski scored two power-play goals, and rookie Tomas Hertl added a third as the Sharks tied their season high.