Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from a 2-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Tonight, the Wild ran into a hot goaltender in Anaheim’s Jonas Hiller. Minnesota out-chanced and outplayed the Ducks through the first two periods, but Hiller stood on his head to keep the Wild from lighting up the scoreboard. The Wild outshot the Ducks, 31-21, in the game and held a 22-7 advantage through two periods of play.
“It was disappointing not to get that win,” Wild Head Coach Mike Yeo said. “We did a lot of good things through two periods, but we weren’t able to put a stranglehold on it.”... Read more
Luca Sbisa's wrister from the point with 3:04 remaining lifted the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 road victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.
After Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom stopped a close-in shot by Teemu Selanne, the rebound drifted back to Sbisa deep in the slot, and he rifled his first goal of the season past Backstrom... Read more