Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 7-2 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning:
Tonight’s game started out about as quickly as an ice road trucker carrying a payload of bricks. Through the first eight minutes of the game, the Minnesota Wild registered the game’s lone shot on goal...Read More
The Minnesota Wild got goals from each of their four lines in the first period and rolled to a 7-2 victory against the road-weary Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.
With the exception of a three-minute stretch at the end of second period, Tampa Bay looked like a team playing the finale of a five-game road trip and the second half of back-to-back games. The Wild knocked out goaltender Evgeni Nabokov after Jason Zucker's goal 17:15 into the game made it 4-1, and added two goals in the second period and one in the third...Read More