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 4-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers.
The Wild jumped out to a quick start tonight, getting on the board only 2:37 into the first period on a Jared Spurgeon goal. All four lines were buzzing early, as Minnesota registered five shots on goal before the Oilers could manage one. In fact, Edmonton’s first shot on goal came at the 7:34 mark of the first period on a harmless point shot from Ladislav Smid... Read more.
There are any number of statistics that tell the story of the Minnesota Wild's mastery of the Edmonton Oilers when these Northwest Division rivals hook up at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota scored two third-period goals Sunday in a dominant defensive effort against Edmonton, winning 4-2 and improving to 19-1-0 in its past 20 in this building against the Oilers... Read more.