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 4-3 win against the Phoenix Coyotes:
Well, the Wild needed to get off to a good start tonight and the team did that by jumping out to a 2-0 first period lead, and kept building in the second with two more goals. Sure, the final was 4-3, but the game wasn’t really as close as the scoreboard showed...Read more.
Dany Heatley scored two goals and the Minnesota Wild used a rare offensive outburst to hold off the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 Thursday night.
Jason Zucker scored 1:35 into the game on Minnesota's first shot and Heatley added one late in the period on its third. Heatley scored again in the second and Jared Spurgeon added his first goal in more than a year to put the Wild up 4-1... Read more