Heading into last season's game against the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul, former Cathedral standout and current Washington Capital's defenseman Nate Schmidt wasn't sure if he would even crack the lineup.
The Minnesota WIld lost 4-3 at home against Washington last night. Alex Ovechkin scored 3 goals in the 2nd period for Washington. Minnesota got goals from Charlie Coyle, Ryan Suter and Mikhael Granlund. Suter's goal was on a power play in the 3rd period.
The Arizona Coyotes beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 in the shootout Monday night at Xcel Energy Center. The Wild head to the All Star break with a record of 23-17-9 on the season and finish the month of January 3-7-3.