1. Own the boards. Minnesota is a team that gets a lot of shots and scores a lot of goals. The Wild also give up the fewest number of shots in the entire NHL.
Nick Schmaltz’s hockey dream came true the night of June 27th; that’s when the Chicago Blackhawks traded up to the 20th overall selection to take him at the NHL Entry Draft.
For the second time this postseason, the Minnesota Wild have found themselves down, 3-2, in a series.
The Minnesota Wild weren't off to an ideal start in Game 2 on Sunday, recording just two shots on net throughout the opening period against the Blackhawks.
On Friday afternoon, the Minnesota Wild talked about the pride they take in their penalty kill.