Tonight is a big night for Minnesota sports fans with the Timberwolves and Wild both have big games. The Wolves close the regular season at home against Denver at 7pm tonight, pregame on AM 1390 at 6:30. The winner of tonight's game makes the playoffs while the loser is out.
The Minnesota Wild scored 3 2nd period goals and scored twice on the power play in their 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars last night. Mikael Granlund had a goal and 2 assists, Matt Dumba had a goal and 3 assists and Zach Parise scored twice for the Wild.
The Wild lost 1-0 at home against Vancouver last night. Jake Virtanen scored the lone goal midway through the 3rd period. Devan Dubnyk had 24 saves and Minnesota out shot the Canucks 29-25. The Wild were 0-4 on the power play.
Longtime Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard has retired. Agent Allan Walsh tweeted Friday that Bouchard decided to stop playing because of the "risks associated from multiple concussions." Bouchard played the past two seasons in Switzerland.