Following Wild games, occasionally Manager of Digital Media Ryan Stanzel will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 3-2 shootout loss against the Washington Capitals:
We’ve run out of superlatives for a couple guys - including Ryan Suter. Wild D-man Clayton Stoner went down with an injury three shifts into the game, meaning more minutes for the entire defensive corps. Suter skated 36:51 - the most TOI for an NHL player since Tampa Bay’s Dan Boyle skated 37:07 Feb. 23, 2008, against Boston...Read more.
Marcus Johansson tied the game late in the third period and Nicklas Backstrom scored the decisive shootout goal as the Washington Capitals rallied to defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Thursday night.
Braden Holtby made 33 saves as the Capitals extended their winning streak to four games and snapped the Wild's at three...Read more.