Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 4-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers:
Tonight the Wild celebrated the franchise’s 1,000th regular season game fittingly against the Oilers, who was a Northwest Division rival since the club’s inception into the NHL. It was Minnesota’s 42nd win against Edmonton, the most against any other National Hockey League opponent...Read More.
Nate Prosser's first goal in almost two years broke a 1-1 tie late in the second period Thursday and the Minnesota Wild overcame some early sloppiness to beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 at Xcel Energy Center.
After grabbing a 1-0 lead midway through the first period, Minnesota was unable to get anything going offensively until Prosser's slap shot from the right half-wall found the net at 16:45 of the second period. The goal was the first of three in a span of 3:22 over the second and third periods for Minnesota...Read More.