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 against the Winnipeg Jets:
The Wild is finding ways to win the close ones, tonight taking out a division foe that was red-hot coming into the contest. Minnesota extended its win streak to a season-high four games, while ending Winnipeg’s four-game streak. The Wild also has gained a point in each of its last eight games. With tonight’s win, Minnesota moves into second place in the Central Division, trailing the Chicago Blackhawks by two points...Read more.
Mikko Koivu's second goal of the night broke a 1-1 tie with 3:12 remaining in regulation to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday night.
Wild goaltender Josh Harding continues to shine; he made 21 saves to stay undefeated at home this season (10-0-0). Harding has allowed 20 goals in 17 games...Read More.