Here is the latest sports news: Wild take ice with Coyotes. Second-ranked Minnesota slips up on ice. Gophers take on St. Peter’s. Vikes make final preps for Lions.
Wild Take On ‘Yotes
(Glendale, AZ) — The Minnesota Wild will be in action tonight from the desert as they skate with the Phoenix Coyotes. The Wild lead the NHL in points and have won six straight games after defeating the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Thursday. The ‘Yotes come into the contest having lost three-of-five after a 5-2 setback at Detroit.
Gophers Fall To Michigan Tech On Ice
(Minneapolis, MN) — Michigan Tech senior captain Brett Olson scored the game-winner 33 seconds into overtime to lead the Huskies to a 3-2 victory over second-ranked Minnesota. The Gophers trailed 2-1 in the third period but tied things to send the game to the extra frame. Minnesota falls to 13-5-and-1 with the setback. Michigan Tech won just four games all of last season. The Golden Gophers will be back on the ice tonight for a rematch with the Huskies.
Gophers Take The Court
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Golden Gophers will be on the hardcourt this afternoon as they take on the St. Peter’s Peacocks. The Gophers improved to 9-and-1 on the season after a 70-56 victory over Appalachian State on Tuesday. The Peacocks come into the game at 2-and-5 with a 1-and-1 record in the MAAC.
Vikings Look To Tame Lions
(Detroit, MI) — Following a heartbreaking 35-32 setback to Denver last week, the Minnesota Vikings look to turn the tide tomorrow afternoon as they take on the Detroit Lions. The Vikes lost to Detroit, 26-23, in overtime of their Week Three tilt. Minnesota has dropped four in-a-row to fall to 2-and-10 on the year. The Lions come in having lost two straight and five-of-seven after starting the season 5-and-0.