After being held off the scoresheet against the onslaught in Dallas, the fourth line remembered that it would be nice to contribute offensively for the Wild, so Mike Rupp assisted Torrey Mitchell for the all-important first goal against the defensive Coyotes.
Oh, and Backstrom is a horse.
1.)Seven straight in regulation?
2.) Can the Wild keep up the torrid pace of scoring?
3.) Ryan Suter has been very quiet the past few games. Is this is reemergence?
4.) Jonas Brodin. Calder nominee or best Calder nominee?
5.) Peanut butter is neither peanut nor butter. What's up with that?