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 overtime win against the Nashville Predators:
It was only fitting that on the Wild’s final game before the Olympic break, a Sochi-bound player would play the role of hero. With a point hanging in the balance in overtime, Nino Niederreiter flew into the zone, made a quick stick move and fired a puck past Predators’ goaltender Carter Hutton’s blocker 2:16 into sudden death...Read More.
Nino Niederreiter’s goal 2:16 into overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory against the Nashville Predators on Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center.
After Nashville defenseman Shea Weber snapped his stick on a shot attempt in the Wild zone, Minnesota's Kyle Brodziak cleared the puck to the neutral zone where it was gobbled up by Niederreiter. He cruised down the right wing and snapped a shot past Carter Hutton for his 11th goal of the season...Read More.