The Wild will look to shake off Monday's loss in Vancouver when they head to Calgary for a pivotal matchup with the Flames Wednesday. The Canucks topped Minnesota 3-2 Monday to snap the Wild's ten game streak of games in which they earned at least one point.
The Alexandria Cardinals earned the second seed in Section 6A boys hockey, with the Cathedral Crusaders picking up the second seed. In Section 8AA, the Bemidji Lumberjacks earned the top seed with Moorhead in the second spot.
The Hawks were as good as advertised, shooting 51.2% from the floor, 47.6% from beyond the arc and 95% from the free-throw line. Every starter scored in double figures, with Al Horford leading the way with 28 points.
The Minnesota Timberwolves picked up their ninth win of the season by finishing strong in a 102-101 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night at Target Center.
The Wolves closed out the Heat with 26 points in the fourth quarter while also playing strong defense in holding Miami to just 18 points in the final stanza.
For a second straight game the Wolves kept it close against a playoff team but fell just short in the end. Minnesota trailed by just two points after a pair of Mo Williams free throws with 1:52 left in the fourth quarter but failed to make another basket in the contest.
Zach Parise scored the game's only goal in the first period, assisted by Thomas Vanek, and Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves to earn the shutout. It was Dubnyk's second shutout since joining the Wild and 11th of his career.
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