Nashville nips Wild, 2-1 in shootout

The Minnesota Wild went to its fourth straight overtime game Thursday night, but lost in a shootout, 2-1 in Nashville. Dany Heatley scored his team-leading 23rd goal for the Wild. Just two games remain, the Wild hosts Chicago Thursday and Phoenix on Saturday.
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The Minnesota Wild went to its fourth straight overtime game Thursday night, but lost in a shootout, 2-1 in Nashville. Dany Heatley scored his team-leading 23rd goal for the Wild. Just two games remain, the Wild hosts Chicago Thursday and Phoenix on Saturday.

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