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 overtime loss against the San Jose Sharks:
At the pregame press meal, FOX Sports North’s Kevin Gorg gave me an interesting little nugget, San Jose’s period-by-period goal differential. The Sharks start quicker than Carl Lewis, coming into tonight’s contest outscoring opponents in the first period by 29 goals...Read More.
Joe Thornton scored two goals, including the game-winner at 3:30 of overtime, to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory Saturday night against the Minnesota Wild.
Patrick Marleau also scored for the Sharks, Joe Pavelski assisted on both of Thornton's goals, and Antti Niemi made 20 saves to earn the win.
Thornton took a pass from Pavelski in the left circle and ripped a shot past Wild rookie goalie Darcy Kuemper, who made 29 saves, to end the game...Read More.