Vancouver Canucks defeat Minnesota Wild, 2-1


No, no, no — the Wild didn’t win a game.

But the road trip from you know where did mercifully come to an end Saturday night.

Five games, zero wins - the last of the five losses coming by a 2-1 margin to the Vancouver Canucks at GM Place.

After a solid start for the Wild and even taking a first-period lead into the first intermission, the Wild’s drained legs turned to mush in the second period.

 While goalie Nik...

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Brent Burns is not leading a golf tournament with Nick Schultz right on his tail.

This is not the PGA.

Virtually the entire Wild team has minuses in the plus-minus category, which is not a good thing.

The Wild has struggled while skating in 5-on-5 situations (outscored 19-6), and considering the majority of a hockey game is played at 5-on-5, this could help explain the Wild's 1-5 start heading into Saturday's game against the Vancouve...