Following Wild games, occasionally Digital Media Coordinator Kelly Erickson will give the Five Takeaways that she remembers from the contest. Tonight, she looks back at a 2-1 shootout loss against the Columbus Blue Jackets:
If only everyday could be celebrated like St. Patrick’s day. In a tough, fast-paced contest backed by a vocal crowd — that quickly put to rest any attempts to start the wave — the Wild and Blue Jackets battled in a playoff-like contest...Read More.
Ryan Johansen capped an improbable comeback in the shootout by scoring in the fourth round to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1 victory against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu scored on Minnesota's first two attempts in the tiebreaker. But Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu sandwiched successful attempts around a miss by Jason Pominville to send the shootout to an extra round. After Sergei Bobrovsky stopped Matt Moulson's attempt, Johansen came in, avoided a poke-check bid by goaltender Darcy Kuemper and backhanded the puck into an empty net...Read More.