The Minnesota Wild (14-9-2) lost to the Blue Jackets 4-2 Thursday night at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

Mikael Granlund (11) drew first blood, putting the Wild up 1-0 in the first, but the Jackets would strike back to tie the game 1-1 after one period.


Columbus buried three goals in the second period, with Minnesota's only tally coming from Zach Parise (12). With no scoring in the third period, the game would end as a 4-2 Columbus win.

The Blue Jackets out-shot the Wild 29-25, with Devan Dubnyk making 25 saves.

Next: The Wild host the Toronto Maple Leaves Saturday night (12/1) at 6:00 PM CT at the Target Center. (TV: FSN, Radio: 1240 WJON)

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