San Jose Sharks defeat Minnesota Wild, 3-2

The result left them cold, just as losses always do.

Despite rallying from a two-goal deficit, the Wild fell 3-2 to San Jose on Friday night, officially eliminating it from playoff contention.

This time, though, the players could leave Xcel Energy Center with a much warmer feeling about the impression they made. On fan appreciation night, their first priority was to atone for the lousy effort on Wednesday that provoked a chorus of boos from their faithful and a none-too...