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Minnesota at Dallas Game 5

tonight is a win or done game. Let's go boys!

Jason Zucker congratulates  Charlie Coyle after his goal
Jason Zucker congratulates Charlie Coyle after his goal
Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

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Last Game:

The Minnesota Wild gave up a one goal lead twice on Wednesday night to lose 3-2 against the Dallas Stars and went down 3-1 in the series. The Wild's solid penalty kill flopped failing to kill both penalties and failing to score on the powerplay. Special teams are key especially in Wednesday night's game.

Match-up Preview:

Tonight is do or die for the Wild. If they lose their season is over and they will be playing golf extra early this year. The Wild will have a better chance at winning if they follow these tips for success: Score first, Hold a lead, Capitalize on the power play, don't give up goals on the PK and keep most of the possession. Easy enough right?

Interesting/upsetting Stats:

Jason Spezza has 4 points (2-2=4) and one game winning goal this series.

Charlie Coyle scored for the first time in 21 games Wednesday night

Who's Hot:

Charlie Coyle- Scored a goal Wednesday

Jason Spezza- 2 Points (1-1=2) Wednesday night

Who's Not Hot:

Mikael Granlund- Still hasn't buried this series

Vernon Fiddler- 1 point in past 5 games