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 2-1 road loss against the Vancouver Canucks:
In a game like tonight’s it would’ve been easy for members of the Wild to become frustrated and lose their composure out on the ice. On the road against a divisional opponent, the Wild was in a tight game, pressing to come from behind...Read More.
On a night when a lot of eyes were on rookie Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper, it was Vancouver Canucks veteran Roberto Luongo that put on a clinic.
Luongo made 25 saves -- including several good ones among 10 stops in the third period -- to backstop the Canucks to a 2-1 win, spoiling Kuemper's National Hockey League debut Tuesday...Read more.