Admit it, you were worried the Minnesota Wild were going to get swept after that first goal last night. I was. But the Wild responded to the tune of a 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets and brought the series one game away from being tied.
“Mikko Koivu assisted on two goals, center Eric Staal scored his first goal of the series and goalie Devan Dubnyk pocketed 29 saves.”
“Punching an opponent in the head after being so thoroughly dominated such as the Wild in Game 2 doesn’t send a message. That’s called blowing off steam.”
“Jay Schroeder’s goal is to drive players to new physical limits. “
“Tyler Ennis has been waiting for the better part of a decade to make it back to postseason, so yes, he’s a little upset.”
“The second period was very bad for the Jets.”
“Crosby goal, three assists for Pittsburgh, which takes series lead; Murray makes 26 saves.”
“Score three straight goals in third; Fleury makes 37 saves in victory.”
“Calvert scores winner in Game 2 after Bobrovsky makes 54 saves.”
Off the Trail
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“For the second time this post-season, Ilya Bryzgalov took at jab at the Philadelphia Flyers on Twitter.”
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