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 2-1 win over Winnipeg:
In today’s world of 24-hour sports coverage, social media and sports-talk pundits finding storylines on slow news days, three games without a win can seem like an eternity. But over the course of an 82-game season there are plenty of ups and downs, and three games winless streaks are more common than some pundits might want you to believe. However, a three-game stretch is no reason to freak out like Carrie Mathison on Homeland when she’s off her meds...Read More.
The Minnesota Wild, behind a stifling effort in its zone, got a goal each in the first and second period for a 2-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota, which outshot Winnipeg 30-15, did not allow more than six shots in any period and never trailed in its first win of the season...Read More.