Zuccarello to Kaprizov, who else? 2-0
Goals by Zuccarello and Kaprizov 11 seconds apart
Zuccarello/Kaprizov goals 11 seconds apart ties the fastest 2 goals on the road in #mnwild history (Weinhandl/ @walz3737
, April 15, 2006 in Dallas, 4-3 OT loss)
#mnwild give up a goal 45 seconds into a hockey game, then respond with goals 11 seconds apart by Zuccarello and Kaprizov to match the fastest 2 goals in team history on the road
2-1 after uno. 12 saves by Kahkonen
Mats Zuccarello's given the Wild's offense a nice boost since his return
“Zuccarello is washed.” “That contract is terrible.” “Trade Zuccarello!” “I hate Zuccarello!”
Mats Zuccarello: #mnwild https://t.co/d4LColhQoh
Mats Zuccarello brings fresh look to a #mnwild lineup in need
2 more points for Zuccarello means a heckuva lot more Krone going to kids in Norway from Zuccarello and his donors for “Match Mats”
Intermission reading https://t.co/byzuxbN28l
Mats Zuccarello has been great since his return.
Mats Zuccarello: EN FUEGO 🔥
That goal gives him his 4th point in 3 games! #mnwild
Zuccarello with a primary assist on Kaprizov's goal 11 seconds later. The Wild's offense could become... dare I say... fun?
Kaprizov tallies the secondary assist on Zuccarello's goal before scoring #mnwild's second goal of the game for his second consecutive multi-point contest. He ranks T-1st on the team with three multi-point games this season and leads #NHL rookies in assists (9) & points (13).
Mats Zuccarello (7:49) & Kirill Kaprizov (8:00) score #mnwild's first two goals 11 seconds apart in the 1st period to tie the franchise record for fastest two team goals on the road, last, Mattias Weinhandl & Wes Walz, 4/15/06, @ 7:37 & 7:48 in 3rd of 4-3 OT loss at DAL.
The Kaprizov/Zuccarello connection looks to be something special moving forward. Victor Rask has been great as well
The #mnwild tie the franchise record for fastest two goals on the road as Mats Zuccarello (7:49) and Kirill Kaprizov (8:00) score 11 seconds apart in the first period tonight. https://t.co/FTOCfHv3Xb
"It's fun to play when the puck finds you a little bit."
checks in with Mats Zuccarello about the #mnwild's quick start against the Sharks.
Zuccarello nets #mnwild's first goal of the game and the primary assist on Kaprizov's goal to record his second consecutive multi-point game. It's his first back-to-back multi-point contests since Feb. 10-12, 2019. He extends his point streak to three games (2-3=5).
Victor Rask registers the first assist on Zuccarello's goal, his fourth point (3-1=4) in his last four games.
In his return to the #mnwild lineup, Carson Soucy tallies his third assist of the season on Kaprizov's goal.
Kaprizov-Rask-Zuccarello now up to seven points on the night.
Still one period to go.
That's a wrap on period 1 and despite allowing an early Brent Burns goal (45 seconds in) the Kaprizov-Rask-Zuccarello line continues rolling to give the #mnwild a 2-1 lead heading into the first intermission.
SOG 12 a piece
OH MY GOD A POWERPLAY GOAL.
with just seconds remaining on the man advantage, Zuccarello places a perfect pass for an incoming Brodin, who sets up and fires an absolute laser wrister past Dubnyk.
#mnwild salvages the double minor late, as Brodin beats Dubnyk glove side. Zuccarello with his third point of the night.
7-2 Corsi (77.8%)
0.34-0.02 xG (93.4%)
4-0 Scoring Chances
2-0 High Danger Chances
Brodin beats the clock to make this one a PowerPlay goal, Zuccarello finds Brodin, Brodin just beats Duby’s glove. 5-2 good guys
Kirill Kaprizov taps home the TERRIFIC dish from Zuccarello to give the Wild the lead!
🚨THE KIRILL DEAL🚨
Zuccarello and Kaprizov each have goals on the night, assisted by one another. 🔥
Zuccarello now with 3 points tonight; 6 in a 3-game point streak (two goals, four assists) 🦎