The Minnesota Wild Stumble Out of the Gates, Fall To Phoenix 3-2

November 19th, 2009 by Blake Benzel Leave a reply »

Coming off of a four point road trip that many considered a disappointment, the Wild desperately needed to right the ship on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Coyotes.


To be fair, I really consider this loss to be my fault.  The instant I got in to work, yesterday, I began talking to my co-workers about the Wild and the Coyotes—telling them that it was in the bag.  A sure win.


I mentioned the stat that Ilya Bryzgalov was 0-5 against the Wild, with a 4.02 goals-against average and a .874 save percentage, and that was just at the X.  Overall, I mentioned, he was 1-7 with only slightly better stats.


I also brought up that Niklas Backstrom has notoriously been a Coyote killer in his career, having only lost one previous game to Phoenix.

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