|Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from each contest. Today, he looks back at a 2-1 win in Game 4 of Round 1 against the Colorado Avalanche:
The Wild put on another dominating performance in front of the State of Hockey crowd to draw even in the best-of-seven series with the Avalanche, two games apiece. While the Wild only outscored the Avs, 3-1, in the two games, the ice seemed slanted in Colorado’s end like a pinball machine, with Semyon Varlamov the solitary paddle blocking the onslaught. In the two games at Xcel Energy Center, Minnesota outshot the Avs, 78-34...Read More.