Boston Bruins vs Minnesota Wild – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Boston Bruins
After Over Time
4:3
Minnesota Wild
Highlights and Stats


Minnesota Wild visit Boston to play the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Saturday, with the match-up starting at 01:00 PM EDT. The hosts of the upcoming meeting are with 7 points and occupy the 1st place in the standings of the Atlantic Division, while the visitors have collected 2 thus far and sit on the 8th position in the Central Division.

Boston Bruins vs Minnesota Wild Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 03-16-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
1 1 0 2
Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
2 0 2 4

Their most recent encounter was held on March 16th, 2022 and finished in a 4-2 Minnesota Wild victory. The Wild’s best skater was Kirill Kaprizov, spending 16:4 on the ice. He sent 4 shots towards the opponents’ net and 2 of those made it through the goalie. For the Bruins Brad Marchand earned 1 point on the night. He stayed 19:45 skating and scored 1 goal. Minnesota’s goalie Cam Talbot faced 26 shots and managed to save 24 of those. The other side’s goalkeeper Jeremy Swayman ended the night with a 0.909 save percentage. Boston Bruins are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against Minnesota Wild, registering 3 victories, while losing 2 times in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team03-16-202201-06-202202-01-202011-23-201904-04-2019
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
22 65 3
Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
4 31 40

Boston Bruins Form

*Last 10 Boston Bruins Games - 7:3:0
10-20-202210-18-202210-17-202210-15-202210-12-202210-08-202210-05-202210-03-202210-01-202209-27-2022
2:1vs Anaheim Ducks7:5@ Ottawa Senators5:3vs Florida Panthers6:3vs Arizona Coyotes2:5@ Washington Capitals3:5vs New Jersey Devils4:5@ New York Rangers1:0@ New Jersey Devils4:0vs Philadelphia Flyers3:2vs New York Rangers

Boston Bruins emerged victorious with the score of 2-1 on home ice when facing Anaheim Ducks on 10/20. Taylor Hall led the Bruins, ending with 1 point to his name. He was on the ice for 18 minutes and attempted 2 shots on the opposition’s goal. 1 of those found the way to the back of the net. The team’s victory was achieved also thanks to Linus Ullmark, who managed to save 30 of the 31 shots he faced. The team’s balance this campaign stands at 4-1-0. The franchise is 3-0-0, when performing on home ice throughout the season. The Bruins will be out on the ice for their next game on Tuesday, October 25th when they are set to face Dallas Stars at home.

Minnesota Wild Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Wild Games - 6:4:0
10-20-202210-17-202210-15-202210-13-202210-08-202210-06-202210-04-202210-02-202209-29-202209-27-2022
4:3vs Vancouver Canucks3:6vs Colorado Avalanche6:7vs Los Angeles Kings3:7vs New York Rangers5:1vs Dallas Stars4:1vs Chicago Blackhawks4:2@ St. Louis Blues0:3@ Chicago Blackhawks2:5@ Dallas Stars2:5@ Colorado Avalanche

The previous game of Minnesota Wild was at home against the Vancouver Canucks on 10/20 and ended in a 4-3 win. Mats Zuccarello was best among the Minnesota roster, ending the match with 3 points. He managed to score 2 of his total 7 shots on target and provided 1 assist to his fellow Wild teammates for 22:35 time on the ice. The Wild had MarcAndre Fleury at goal and he was tested with 26 shots on target, blocking 23 and allowing 3 to roll past him. Minnesota are 1-3-0 since the start of the season. They are yet to play an away game this term. Their next fixture is scheduled for Tuesday, October 25th against the Montreal Canadiens away from home.

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3OTFinal
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
2 1 0 1 4
Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
1 1 1 0 3
Boston BruinsMinnesota Wild
  • Score

    4
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    5
    5
  • PP Goals

    1
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Boston BruinsvsMinnesota Wild
  • 1`01:05
    -
    Joel Eriksson Ek2 minutes for Slashing Connor Clifton
  • 1`01:55
    0-1
    Brandon DuhaimeJared Spurgeon, Connor Dewar
  • 1`03:12
    Nick FolignoTaylor Hall, Pavel Zacha
    1-1
  • 1`03:52
    J. Lauko2 minutes for Holding Marco Rossi
    -
  • 1`12:45
    David PastrnakTaylor Hall, D. Krejci
    2-1
  • 1`16:54
    -
    Jacob Middleton2 minutes for Tripping Trent Frederic
  • 2`06:41
    Hampus LindholmMatt Grzelcyk, Craig Smith
    3-1
  • 2`09:37
    -
    Matthew Boldy2 minutes for Delaying Game-Puck over glass
  • 2`14:09
    D. Krejci2 minutes for Holding Jon Merrill
    -
  • 2`15:58
    3-2
    Matthew BoldyMats Zuccarello, Marcus Foligno
  • 3`05:02
    Craig Smith2 minutes for High Sticking Joel Eriksson Ek
    -
  • 3`06:49
    Connor Clifton2 minutes for Cross Checking Mats Zuccarello
    -
  • 3`07:52
    Hampus Lindholm2 minutes for Hooking Kirill Kaprizov
    -
  • 3`15:29
    3-3