Nino Niederreiter’s goal with 2:44 left in overtime lifted Minnesota to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night, the fifth straight home win for the Wild.
Nashville Predators general manager David Poile was taken to a hospital Thursday after being struck in the face by an errant puck during the team’s morning skate at Minnesota, and he was staying there overnight for observation and evaluation.
Filip Forsberg and Colin Wilson scored power-play goals 39 seconds apart in the first period, and the Nashville Predators earned their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night in their home opener.
Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom has hurt his right leg in the first period against the Nashville Predators, knocking him out of the game.
The Nashville Predators are playing so well that even players like Nick Spaling are scoring.
Dan previews the game Friday against Nashville plus shares answers to some trivia questions he asked Thursday!
Martin Havlat scored twice, and the Minnesota Wild scored on four of their first 11 shots to beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Friday.