Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from each contest. Today, he'll look back at a 4-3 overtime win vs. Phoenix:
When you’re hot, you’re hot.
The Wild kept up its winning ways, tonight in dramatic fashion. Minnesota extended its winning streak to seven games, by the closest of margins, tying the game late and then taking advantage in overtime. With the win, the team also regained the lead in the Northwest Division... Read more
After watching a lead it took a period and a half to build evaporate in about 10 minutes, the Minnesota Wild prolonged their night in the final minute of regulation against the Phoenix Coyotes.
Minnesota jumped ahead 2-0, fell behind 3-2 in the third period but forced overtime on a goal by Ryan Suter with 54.3 seconds remaining in regulation before Koivu's game-winner at 2:43 of OT, eight seconds after a Wild power play expired... Read more