By Kate Butler
The Wild needed to pull out a win tonight at home against the current Stanley Cup champions, the L.A. Kings, to sneak into the playoffs. The Wild seemed to pick up the pace tonight and really got off to the start they had been searching for.
The first period was a battle for both teams, but it was
The Wild said goodbye to Pominville midway through the second period, as he headed into the locker room after an elbow to the face. While a Kings’ goal was waved off early on in the period, they finally got on the board with just 0.8 seconds left to play. Jeff Carter, the leading goal scorer in the Western Conference right now, scored his 26th goal of the season as the period-ending horn rang through the
The Wild continued to throw rubber at the
The Wild picked up two points that they desperately needed in their fight for a playoff spot. The Wild will be back in action on Friday when they will take the ice against