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

Posted: 19th November 2009 by Blake Benzel in NHL
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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. á To be fair, I really consider this loss to be my fault.á The instant I got in to work, yesterday, I began talking to my co-workers about the Wild and the Coyotesùtelling them that it was in the bag.á A sure win. á 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.á Overall, I mentioned, he was 1-7 with only slightly better stats. á I also brought up that Niklas Backstrom has notoriously been a Coyote killer in his career, having only lost one previous game to Phoenix. á Not only that, but I brought up that th ...

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