Looking at both offside calls that cost Wild in loss to Bruins

eBates Rakuten

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It’s not so much that the Wild were making excuses for themselves after a 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday afternoon at Xcel Energy Center. They were simply being realistic.

The fact is, had a couple of officials’ calls gone the other way, the whole game might have been different.

It started with Matt Dumba scoring a goal early in the game that would have put the Wild up 2-0 only to have the officials rule that Connor Dewar had been offside. It continued with Matt Boldy scoring a goal midway through the game that would have tied the score 2-2 only to have the officials rule that he himself was offside.

“They were both offsides,” coach Dean Evason said. “There’s nothing to complain about.”

As much as that might be true, the Wild were clearly frustrate...

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