Wild’s Johansson-Rossi-Hartman line dominates: Key takeaways vs. Red Wings

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Not agelong aft nan Detroit Red Wings tied nan people early successful nan 3rd period, Ryan Hartman and Marcus Foligno scored 52 seconds isolated to thief present nan Wild a 6-3 triumph connected Wednesday. Marcus Johansson scored a season-best 2 goals and 3 points, Kirill Kaprizov had a extremity and assist, Matt Boldy besides scored and Filip Gustavsson won for nan eighth clip successful his past 10 starts arsenic nan Wild won their seventh location crippled retired of 7 for caller coach John Hynes.

  • The Wild improved to 11-3 nether Hynes.
  • Kaprizov, nan reigning No. 1 Star of nan Week successful nan NHL, extended his constituent streak to 5 games (five goals, 9 points). He had six shots.
  • The Wild improved to 10-0 erstwhile they people first nether Hynes, and 13-1-3 this season.
  • The Wild are disconnected until nan beforehand extremity of a home-and-home pinch nan Jets that starts successful Winnipeg connected Saturday afternoon.

YOU DA MAN, MOOSE!!! 🤩#MNWILD // #NHL pic.twitter.com/YXhmKGoQXF

— Bally Sports North (@BallySportsNOR) December 28, 2023

Johansson-Rossi-Hartman statement plus-3

HEART EYES 4 HARTZY 😍#MNWILD // #NHL pic.twitter.com/YNbmRLIroD

— Bally Sports North (@BallySportsNOR) December 28, 2023

With Ryan Hartman backmost aft missing 2 games pinch an upper-body injury, Hynes reunited nan Johansson-Marco Rossi-Hartman statement and it resulted successful 1 second-period goal, 2 third-period goals and tons of different scoring chances.

After a awesome play by Rossi to trigger a unreserved up nan crystal successful nan second, Hartman deed nan state conscionable wrong nan violative bluish line, divided 2 defenders and only didn’t people because of a awesome prevention by James Reimer. But nan Red Wings cleared nan rebound correct onto nan instrumentality of Johansson for an unassisted goal. In nan third, Johansson teed up Hartman for a goal, past Rossi group up Johansson for a three-point game.

Hartman’s wounded came astatine a bad clip for nan grinder because he had conscionable heated up pinch goals successful consecutive games aft biding his clip connected nan 4th statement until Mats Zuccarello was injured. Hartman had a patient speech pinch Hynes and understood that nan Wild won nan first 2 games nether nan caller coach pinch him suspended and that he’d conscionable person to hold to beryllium elevated successful nan lineup.

“I mean, we were winning lucky games,” Hartman said erstwhile asked really he stayed patient. “I’ll play goalie if we’re winning lucky games.”

LET'S GO JOJO!!! 🚨#MNWILD // #NHL pic.twitter.com/QhMMSQmv2x

— Bally Sports North (@BallySportsNOR) December 28, 2023

Wild slayer Patrick Kane strikes quickly

If Wild fans weren’t alert that Patrick Kane was backmost successful nan NHL aft his offseason hep surgery, they quickly recovered retired nan Wild slayer was back. Boldy gave nan Wild a 1-0 lead conscionable 38 seconds into nan contest, but Kane tied nan people astatine 6:32 erstwhile Zach Bogosian was unaware he slipped down him astatine nan Wild bluish line. Just onside, Kane whistled a changeable past Gustavsson for his sixth extremity and 11th constituent successful 11 games for nan Red Wings. The longtime Chicago Blackhawk and early Hall of Famer now has 25 profession goals against nan Wild (third all-time) and 54 points (tied for fourth).

Six goals successful 11 games for Patrick Kane (@88PKane) successful his @DetroitRedWings era… 🐙 pic.twitter.com/KvDqJ4RNO5

— NHL (@NHL) December 28, 2023

What a period for Matt Boldy

Remember, nan past clip Boldy faced nan Red Wings, he took 2 penalties and struck retired connected a bunch of scoring chances, triggering erstwhile coach Dean Evason to knock him aft nan game. He had 1 extremity successful 12 games astatine that constituent successful nan season. Evason was fired nan adjacent day, and Boldy scored successful Hynes’ debut and now has 9 goals and 12 points successful 14 games nether Hynes.

Boldy had 2 awesome chances successful nan first 38 seconds. The first came aft Joel Eriksson Ek stole a puck and sent it to him down debased pinch thing but Reimer successful beforehand of him. But nan puck slid disconnected his stick. Seconds later, Eriksson Ek and Kirill Kaprizov teamed up to thief present him his 10th extremity this season.

⚡ QUICK LIKE LIGHTNING ⚡#MNWILD // #NHL pic.twitter.com/sVG3R9jySF

— Bally Sports North (@BallySportsNOR) December 28, 2023

Three stars

Marco Rossi forces a Detroit turnover, allowing Marcus Johansson to people his 2nd extremity of nan game!#mnwild pic.twitter.com/HW4vlRdqlP

— Hockey Daily 365 l NHL Highlights & News (@HockeyDaily365) December 28, 2023

1. Marcus Johansson, Wild: Not agelong aft snapping a career-high 24-game extremity drought pinch a large extremity successful Boston, Johansson collapsed retired pinch 2 goals and an assist. He was plus-3 and had 3 shots.

2. Ryan Hartman, Wild: Scored a large third-period extremity for his 3rd successful 3 games, played a large portion successful Johansson’s first extremity and had 4 shots.

3. Alex DeBrincat, Red Wings: The Detroit sniper had a goal, assistance and 4 shots.

(Photo of Marcus Johansson: Bruce Kluckhohn / NHLI via Getty Images)

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