Nashville Downs Wild 2-1 In Overtime Shootout
The Wild lost 2-1 in an overtime shootout at Nashville Tuesday night. Dany Heatley scored the lone Minnesota goal and Niklas Backstrom had 23 saves. The loss ends a 3-game win streak for the Wild. Minnesota outshot Nashville 26-24. The Wild are 34-35-11 and they have 2 games left.
The Wild host Chicago Thursday night at 7pm, pregame on WJON at 6:35. The Wild have 79 points putting them 2 points ahead one of the 5 worst point totals in the NHL. The teams with the 5 worst point totals have a chance at the first overall pick in June’s NHL draft.