Thursday night was a bad night in a series of ugly ones for the Minnesota Wild. On the heels of losing Mikko Koivu for at least 14 more days earlier this week, it appears that Niklas Backstrom might be injured too. They also lost a strange 5-4 shootout to the Montreal Canadiens tonight, making them fade that much more from the West’s playoff picture.
With that in mind, a clip that would usually be comic relief might just be extra salt in Wild wounds as Devin Setoguchi lost his footing during Minnesota’s last shootout attempt:
(Honestly, I’m shocked that NHL.com didn’t go with “SetogOUCHi” in their headlines. Maybe I shouldn’t have shared that.)
I think this photo from Richard Wolowicz of Getty Images really captures the mood: