Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 3-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings:
Like a guy talking on his phone at a movie, the Detroit Red Wings ruined the matinee for the Wild. Detroit was without two of its superstars, Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk, but continues to roll along. Coming into the game, the Wings were on the outside looking up at the Eastern Conference, but leaps over the Columbus Blue Jackets for the final Wild Card spot...Read More.
Gustav Nyquist's goal 5:19 into the third period lifted the Detroit Red Wings toa 3-2 win against the Minnesota Wild Saturday afternoon at Xcel Energy Center.
The win pulled Detroit, with 79 points, into the lead for the Eastern Conference's second wild-card spot for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Red Wings (33-24-12) sit one point ahead of the Columbus Blue Jackets...Read More.