Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from the contest. Tonight he looks back on a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Well, if you thought that the Wild might have some dead legs after traveling home from Nashville last night, you’d be sorely mistaken. The team came out like a ball of fire and played in one of the most intense and entertaining first periods of the season. After Zach Parise’s goal 24 seconds into the opening frame, the crowd at Xcel Energy Center was electric giving the team a standing ovation at the end of the first period... Read more
With his team losing control of a game it owned just a period earlier, Charlie Coyle earned perhaps the hardest-working second assist in the National Hockey League this season.
Coyle's sheer determination set up the Minnesota Wild's final goal in a 4-2 victory against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center, vaulting the Wild into a first-place tie with the Canucks atop the Northwest Division... Read more