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Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville (29) scores on Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (1) during the shootout at Xcel Energy Center. The Wild defeated the Canucks 3-2 in a shootout. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Wild come back, win in shootout vs. Canucks

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By Jess Myers, The Sports Xchange

Minnesota 3  Vancouver 2

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Something about the shootout seems to perplex the Vancouver Canucks.


The Canucks went 0-for-3 in the skills-competition tiebreaker, losing to the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Tuesday.

"We (stink) in the shootout. We do," Canucks coach John Tortorella said. "We've got to try different people I guess, because we stink at it."

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