Minnesota Ices Anaheim 3-2 - Recap
Minnesota got a 46-save performance from Jose Theodore as the Wild handed Anaheim a 3-2 loss on Friday at Honda Center.
Bettors who backed the Wild were rewarded as +145 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Minnesota got goals from John Madden, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, and Clayton Stoner in the victory. Madden opened the scoring at 15:29 of the first period.
Jose Theodore turned in a 46-save effort for the Wild.
Anaheim got goals from Francois Beauchemin and Bobby Ryan in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dan Ellis stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Anaheim went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 48-31.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Anaheim, they head home to face Colorado.