Going into Game 1 of the Minnesota Wild’s play-in series against the Vancouver Canucks, many (including myself) were expecting the Vancouver offense to have a field day against a Wild team that struggled to keep pucks out of the net during the regular season.
Funny how things turn out.
When: 9:45 p.m. CT
Where: Rogers Place
TV: USA, Sportsnet, FS-N
Radio: KFAN 100.3 FM
Stream: NHL.TV, Fox Sports Go App
Instead of succumbing to the Canucks’ electrifying young talent, the Wild completely shut them down and put together a convincing 3-0 shutout win to kick off the series.