Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 4-2 loss against the Colorado Avalanche:
The Wild had its four-game win streak snapped. In a reversal of the last few wins where the team was outshot, Minnesota put more shots on goal than the Avalanche, 27-18, but suffered the loss. That’s the way hockey works sometimes—you out-chance your opponent and still come away with a loss...Read More.
Ryan O'Reilly had a big impact in his return to the Colorado Avalanche's lineup against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
O'Reilly, who missed Colorado's previous two games with a shoulder injury, scored two goals and got the game-winner with 7:16 remaining in regulation, lifting the Avalanche to a 4-2 victory and snapping Minnesota's four-game winning streak...Read More.