Preseason: Zucker gives Wild shootout win, 2-1


The Wild took a roster filled with AHL players to Columbus on won in shootout fashion Monday night.

Jason Zucker netted the only goal during the shootout to give the Wild the win, 2-1.

Josh Harding was a perfect 3-for-3 in the shootout and he stopped 20 shots in the game for the win.

The Wild's lone goal in regulation came off the stick of Keith Ballard, who fired a puck from the slot over of Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky’s shoulder.

Minnesota's defense showed up and blocked a preseason best 19 shots.

The preseason schedule wraps up with a home game against the Blues Wednesday and a road game at St. Louis on Friday.

Tuesday is a big cut day for the Wild.

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