2008-09 Minnesota Wild Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 40-33-9 (SO: 5-3) - 89 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Northwest Division
Coach: Jacques Lemaire (40-33, 9 OTL)
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
2008-09 Minnesota Wild Statistics
2008-09 Minnesota Wild Roster

The Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League ended the 2008-09 season with a record of 40 wins and 33 losses (and 9 overtime losses), with a 5-3 showing in shootouts for 89 points, finishing third in the NHL's Northwest Division.

The Wild potted 219 goals and allowed 200. Owen Nolan scored 25 goals for Minnesota, and Mikko Koivu contributed 47 assists. Niklas Backstrom earned 37 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.33 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time.

Jacques Lemaire coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 219
Regular Season Goals Against: 200

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 2008 Boston Bruins 3 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 14, 2008 Minnesota Wild 4 at Atlanta Thrashers 2 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
October 16, 2008 Minnesota Wild 6 at Florida Panthers 2 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0
October 18, 2008 Minnesota Wild 1 at Tampa Bay Lightning 0 W 1-0-0 3-0-0 4-0-0 SO
October 23, 2008 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Minnesota Wild 3 L 1-0-1 3-0-0 4-0-1 OT
October 25, 2008 Columbus Blue Jackets 1 at Minnesota Wild 2 W 2-0-1 3-0-0 5-0-1
October 27, 2008 Chicago Blackhawks 2 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 3-0-1 3-0-0 6-0-1
October 29, 2008 Minnesota Wild 2 at Dallas Stars 4 L 3-0-1 3-1-0 6-1-1
October 30, 2008 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Minnesota Wild 1 L 3-1-1 3-1-0 6-2-1
November 1, 2008 Minnesota Wild 3 at Phoenix Coyotes 2 W 3-1-1 4-1-0 7-2-1
November 4, 2008 Minnesota Wild 1 at San Jose Sharks 3 L 3-1-1 4-2-0 7-3-1
November 6, 2008 Minnesota Wild 3 at Colorado Avalanche 1 W 3-1-1 5-2-0 8-3-1
November 8, 2008 Minnesota Wild 0 at Vancouver Canucks 2 L 3-1-1 5-3-0 8-4-1
November 13, 2008 Phoenix Coyotes 0 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 4-1-1 5-3-0 9-4-1
November 15, 2008 Columbus Blue Jackets 2 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 5-1-1 5-3-0 10-4-1 SO
November 18, 2008 Minnesota Wild 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1 W 5-1-1 6-3-0 11-4-1 SO
November 20, 2008 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Minnesota Wild 2 L 5-2-1 6-3-0 11-5-1
November 22, 2008 St. Louis Blues 2 at Minnesota Wild 1 L 5-3-1 6-3-0 11-6-1
November 24, 2008 Washington Capitals 3 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 6-3-1 6-3-0 12-6-1
November 26, 2008 Dallas Stars 4 at Minnesota Wild 3 L 6-4-1 6-3-0 12-7-1
November 28, 2008 Tampa Bay Lightning 2 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 7-4-1 6-3-0 13-7-1
November 29, 2008 Minnesota Wild 6 at Nashville Predators 2 W 7-4-1 7-3-0 14-7-1
December 1, 2008 Colorado Avalanche 6 at Minnesota Wild 5 L 7-5-1 7-3-0 14-8-1
December 3, 2008 St. Louis Blues 0 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 8-5-1 7-3-0 15-8-1
December 5, 2008 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Minnesota Wild 1 L 8-6-1 7-3-0 15-9-1
December 6, 2008 Minnesota Wild 0 at Nashville Predators 1 L 8-6-1 7-4-0 15-10-1
December 11, 2008 Minnesota Wild 1 at Phoenix Coyotes 3 L 8-6-1 7-5-0 15-11-1
December 13, 2008 Minnesota Wild 1 at Los Angeles Kings 3 L 8-6-1 7-6-0 15-12-1
December 14, 2008 Minnesota Wild 2 at Anaheim Ducks 4 L 8-6-1 7-7-0 15-13-1
December 17, 2008 Calgary Flames 3 at Minnesota Wild 2 L 8-6-2 7-7-0 15-13-2 OT
December 19, 2008 New York Islanders 1 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 9-6-2 7-7-0 16-13-2
December 20, 2008 Minnesota Wild 2 at St. Louis Blues 4 L 9-6-2 7-8-0 16-14-2
December 23, 2008 Carolina Hurricanes 2 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 10-6-2 7-8-0 17-14-2
December 28, 2008 Chicago Blackhawks 4 at Minnesota Wild 1 L 10-7-2 7-8-0 17-15-2
December 29, 2008 Minnesota Wild 1 at Calgary Flames 2 L 10-7-2 7-9-0 17-16-2
December 31, 2008 San Jose Sharks 2 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 11-7-2 7-9-0 18-16-2 OT
January 3, 2009 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Minnesota Wild 2 L 11-7-3 7-9-0 18-16-3 SO
January 4, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Colorado Avalanche 0 W 11-7-3 8-9-0 19-16-3
January 6, 2009 Minnesota Wild 1 at Boston Bruins 0 W 11-7-3 9-9-0 20-16-3
January 8, 2009 Minnesota Wild 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 L 11-7-3 9-10-0 20-17-3
January 10, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Columbus Blue Jackets 4 L 11-7-3 9-11-0 20-18-3
January 13, 2009 Phoenix Coyotes 3 at Minnesota Wild 6 W 12-7-3 9-11-0 21-18-3
January 15, 2009 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Minnesota Wild 5 W 13-7-3 9-11-0 22-18-3
January 17, 2009 Anaheim Ducks 3 at Minnesota Wild 0 L 13-8-3 9-11-0 22-19-3
January 19, 2009 Minnesota Wild 4 at Chicago Blackhawks 1 W 13-8-3 10-11-0 23-19-3
January 20, 2009 Los Angeles Kings 5 at Minnesota Wild 2 L 13-9-3 10-11-0 23-20-3
January 27, 2009 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Minnesota Wild 6 W 14-9-3 10-11-0 24-20-3
January 30, 2009 Minnesota Wild 1 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 14-9-3 10-12-0 24-21-3
January 31, 2009 Minnesota Wild 4 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 14-9-3 11-12-0 25-21-3 OT
February 4, 2009 Anaheim Ducks 0 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 15-9-3 11-12-0 26-21-3
February 6, 2009 Nashville Predators 2 at Minnesota Wild 0 L 15-10-3 11-12-0 26-22-3
February 8, 2009 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 16-10-3 11-12-0 27-22-3 SO
February 11, 2009 Colorado Avalanche 2 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 17-10-3 11-12-0 28-22-3
February 12, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 L 17-10-3 11-13-0 28-23-3
February 14, 2009 Ottawa Senators 5 at Minnesota Wild 3 L 17-11-3 11-13-0 28-24-3
February 19, 2009 Calgary Flames 3 at Minnesota Wild 2 L 17-11-4 11-13-0 28-24-4 OT
February 21, 2009 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Minnesota Wild 5 W 18-11-4 11-13-0 29-24-4
February 22, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Chicago Blackhawks 1 W 18-11-4 12-13-0 30-24-4
February 24, 2009 Los Angeles Kings 2 at Minnesota Wild 1 L 18-11-5 12-13-0 30-24-5 SO
February 27, 2009 Minnesota Wild 1 at Calgary Flames 4 L 18-11-5 12-14-0 30-25-5
February 28, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 18-11-5 12-15-0 30-26-5
March 3, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Vancouver Canucks 4 L 18-11-5 12-16-0 30-27-5
March 5, 2009 Minnesota Wild 4 at San Jose Sharks 3 W 18-11-5 13-16-0 31-27-5 OT
March 7, 2009 Minnesota Wild 3 at Los Angeles Kings 4 L 18-11-5 13-17-0 31-28-5
March 8, 2009 Minnesota Wild 3 at Anaheim Ducks 2 W 18-11-5 14-17-0 32-28-5
March 10, 2009 San Jose Sharks 5 at Minnesota Wild 4 L 18-11-6 14-17-0 32-28-6 OT
March 12, 2009 Minnesota Wild 1 at Colorado Avalanche 2 L 18-11-6 14-17-1 32-28-7 SO
March 14, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Dallas Stars 3 L 18-11-6 14-17-2 32-28-8 OT
March 15, 2009 Minnesota Wild 3 at St. Louis Blues 5 L 18-11-6 14-18-2 32-29-8
March 17, 2009 Colorado Avalanche 2 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 19-11-6 14-18-2 33-29-8 SO
March 20, 2009 Minnesota Wild 0 at New Jersey Devils 4 L 19-11-6 14-19-2 33-30-8
March 22, 2009 Edmonton Oilers 0 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 20-11-6 14-19-2 34-30-8
March 24, 2009 Minnesota Wild 1 at New York Rangers 2 L 20-11-6 14-20-2 34-31-8
March 25, 2009 Minnesota Wild 6 at New York Islanders 2 W 20-11-6 15-20-2 35-31-8
March 28, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Calgary Flames 3 L 20-11-6 15-21-2 35-32-8
March 29, 2009 Minnesota Wild 3 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 20-11-6 16-21-2 36-32-8
March 31, 2009 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Minnesota Wild 1 L 20-11-7 16-21-2 36-32-9 OT
April 3, 2009 Calgary Flames 0 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 21-11-7 16-21-2 37-32-9
April 5, 2009 Minnesota Wild 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 21-11-7 16-22-2 37-33-9
April 7, 2009 Dallas Stars 1 at Minnesota Wild 3 W 22-11-7 16-22-2 38-33-9
April 10, 2009 Nashville Predators 4 at Minnesota Wild 8 W 23-11-7 16-22-2 39-33-9
April 11, 2009 Minnesota Wild 6 at Columbus Blue Jackets 3 W 23-11-7 17-22-2 40-33-9


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