Wild snap franchise-best point streak with loss to Bruins

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On paper, the Wild were always going to struggle in this particular game against the Boston Bruins.

In a matchup with the best team in the league, the Wild were without their best player (Kirill Kaprizov), arguably their best defenseman (Jonas Brodin), a top pair defenseman (Jake Middleton), and their alternate captain (Marcus Foligno), among others.

In the end, that proved to be too much as the Wild fell 5-2 to the Bruins on Saturday afternoon at Xcel Energy Center. That snapped their franchise best point streak at 14 games.

No doubt the most frustrating part of the game is that that Wild probably felt they deserved a better fate. Not only did they battle tooth and nail for 60 minutes, they had a pair of goals wiped off the board due to offside calls. That overshadowed an otherwise impressive effort from the Wild give the circumstances.

After an aggressive start to the game, Marcus Johansson made it 1-0 in favor of the Wild, finishing off a ti...

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