The Minnesota Wild (31-20-7) lost to the visiting Anaheim Ducks (29-20-11) 3-2 this afternoon at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, following the longest post-regulation shootout in Wild team history.
The #3 St. Cloud State Men's Hockey team (19-6-4) officially skated to a 5-5 tie at #15 Western Michigan (14-13-2) Friday night in Kalamazoo, Michigan -- but then scored in the 3-on-3 overtime to earn an extra point in the NCHC standings.
The Minnesota Wild (30-20-6) were beat by the visiting Washington Capitals (33-17-7) 5-2 Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Wild retain their slim hold on the final Wild Card spot in the Western Conference.