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 3-2 home win against the Columbus Blue Jackets:
It was too early to call tonight’s contest against the Columbus Blue Jackets a ‘must win’ situation. However, Wild Head Coach Mike Yeo said that he wanted his team to be ‘harder to play against’ and for the first two periods of tonight’s game, the Wild executed the game plan...Read more.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period and the Minnesota Wild snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night.
With the Wild seemingly on their heels after giving up a two-goal lead, Bouchard took a pass from Torrey Mitchell near the blue line, zoomed past two Columbus defenders and beat goalie Steve Mason above his right glove...Read more.