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The Minnesota Wild were able to grab a point in a disappointing 3-2 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

NHL: Minnesota Wild at Detroit Red Wings Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

After an embarrassing 4-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, the Minnesota Wild at least managed to salvage a point in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

Jordan Greenway’s NCAA season ended over the weekend and he now faces the decision of whether to turn pro or stay with Boston University.

Wild News

Postgame: Wild competes and defends better, but loses in OT | Star Tribune

Various tidbits about the Wild’s latest loss along with a short update on Jordan Greenway.

Wild notebook: Nate Prosser’s 106-game drought and lineup intrigue | Pioneer Press

The Wild may have lost, but at least Dylan Larkin helped Nate Prosser end his two year goal drought.

From the Frozen Pond

Notre Dame knocks top-seed Gophers out of NCAA hockey tournament | Star Tribune

Despite a 2-0 lead in the second period, the Minnesota Gophers will not be advancing to the Frozen Four this year.

UMD beats Boston U in OT for trip to Frozen Four | Star Tribune

Meanwhile, the other top seeded Minnesota team, the UMD Bulldogs, will be heading to the Frozen Four after beating Jordan Greenway and Boston University in overtime.

Tending the Fields

Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey | Yahoo Sports

USA Hockey continues to look for a Plan B in the midst of negotiations with the US Women’s Team.

U.S. men's hockey team will stand with women in World Championship boycott, per report | SB Nation

In a show of solidarity, it looks like the US Men’s Team will support the Women’s Team by refusing to play in the 2017 IIHF World Championships.

Off the Trail

San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton on handling haters, dishing helpers and that especially harsh finals loss | ESPN

Jumbo Joe answers some interesting questions about his past few seasons and where he’s at in his career.

William Nylander, Connor McDavid lead under-24 rankings; Patrik Laine in a (relative) slide | ESPN

Some rising NHL stars continue to have exciting and entertaining seasons while others enter momentary slumps.