The Minnesota Wild lost 4-1 at Toronto Thursday night.  Minnesota has lost 15 of their last 17 and is 22-18-7 overall.  Nick Johnson scored the lone Wild goal after they fell behind 4-0 in the 3rd period.  Niklas Backstrom had 29 saves for the Wild.  Minnesota was outshot 33-21 by Toronto.

The Wild have 51 points and are 1 point back of Colorado for 8th place in the Western Conference.  Minnesota will play at home against Dallas Saturday night at 8pm, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 7:35.