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 to the Tampa Bay Lightning:
Tonight was a low scoring affair, but one of the most exciting games of the season, with both teams testing each other equally. The Wild trailed for most of the game after a first period goal by the Lightning, but showed a lot of resiliency and eventually tied the game on a high-skilled play by one of its rising stars and a pair of veteran leaders hooking up...Read More.
Steven Stamkos scored the tiebreaking goal on a breakaway with 4:04 remaining in regulation as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Thursday night.
Stamkos took a cross-ice pass from defenseman Matthew Carle, raced it and beat goalie Josh Harding to snap a 1-1 tie. Sami Salo added an empty-netter with 18 seconds remaining...Read More.