Minnesota Ices New York 3-1 - Recap
Jose Theodore made 40 stops Thursday to lead the Wild over the Rangers 3-1 at Madison Square Garden.
Minnesota was an underdog by +150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Kyle Brodziak, and Casey Wellman each scored for the Wild in the victory. Brodziak opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 4:36 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jared Spurgeon and Pierre-Marc Bouchard.
Jose Theodore turned in a 40-save effort for the Wild.
Sean Avery scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Jose Theodore.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 16 of 19 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 41-19.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Ottawa.