Wild lose in shootout in Finland
Andrew Brunette scored on a power play in the first period to give the Minnesota Wild the game's first goal, but the Carolina Hurricanes came back to beat win, 2-1 in a shootout today in Helsinki.
Finnish-born Tuomo Ruuto scored the game-tying goal in the second period for Carolina (2-0).
The Wild (0-1-1) leave Finland with one point to open the season.
Goaltender Niklas Backstrom made 36 saves for Minnesota, while Cam Ward had 41 for the Hurricanes.
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