Aggravating game because it was hanging in the balance early and even late for the Wild to either take or get back into. But the Wild’s power play – now 0 for 15 in the series – failed and failed and failed, especially on back-to-back advantages to start the third period.
Mikko Koivu and Zach Parise each were minus-2 and now are a combined minus-11 in the series. Parise’s been limited to one goal, Koivu, who just doesn’t look to be skating well to me, has been limited to no points.
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It’s not Minnesota Nice to wish ill upon people, but this is the best possible scenario, given the way The Captain is playing....
The only way Koivu got his name in the boxscore was by taking ridiculous penalties. Three of them. He finished minus-3, and the details were as telling as the results....
As talented as the Blackhawks are, the Wild trailed 2-0 midway through Friday’s game, and trails 2-0 in the first-round playoff series, largely because Koivu isn’t earning his letter...Read Full Story
Bobby Ryan kept things exciting for the fans this week. Ryan lost his hockey stick, somehow snagged Mikko Koivu's stick, then scored. Not your typical NHL play. It should be no surprise that the Youtube clip is generating some buzz today. You can watch the play by clicking on the video below.LimePieKiwis, a YouTube member, also pointed out in the comment string that Ryan's shot was even more impressive because the stick was left handed. Here's his comment: He also takes a right handed...Read Full Story
With Brad LeClair and Anthony Bumbaco
Day 9: Minnesota Wild
2010 Record: 38-36-8 (84 Points) finished 4th in the Northwest Division
2010-2011 Notable Arrivals: John Madden (CHI), Matt Cullen (OTT), Eric Nystrom (CGY), Brad Staubitz (SJ)
2010-2011 Notable Departures: Owen Nolan (FA), Derek Boogaard (NYR), John Scott (CHI)
Wild Report Card
Forwards: The Wild forwards are far from spectacular, but they are very steady and can make the opposition’s night a living hell. The top...Read Full Story
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