Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from each contest. Today, he'll look back at a 4-1 loss to the Flames:
Prior to tonight’s game against the Wild, the Flames inked netminder Joey MacDonald to a one-year extension. It looked like he was worth the money tonight, as MacDonald turned away 34 shots, many of them from pointblank range...Read more.
For large stretches of Sunday's game against the Calgary Flames, the Minnesota Wild didn't play badly. In fact, the Wild dominated big chunks of both the first and second periods.
But the Flames took advantage of chances at the right times and got a fantastic game from goaltender Joey MacDonald in goal in a 4-1 win at Xcel Energy Center... Read more