DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 1: Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild battles for the puck with Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Wings during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena November 1, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Wild Vs. Red Wings: Minnesota Shutout 6-0 In Detroit

The Minnesota Wild were shutout Friday night in a 6-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

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Wild Vs. Red Wings Final Score: Scoring Troubles Continue For Minnesota In 6-0 Loss

Struggles continued for the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. The Detroit Red Wings shutout the Wild in a 6-0 blowout.

Detroit was without Niklas Lidstrom again, but they did not need the veteran defenseman to keep the Wild at bay. Minnesota managed just 19 shots on goal through three periods, nine of those shots coming in the final period of play.

The Red Wings bombarded Wild goalie Josh Harding with 29 shots on net. Harding was pulled in favor of Matt Hackett in the third period, who turned away six shots and kept the Wings from doing any further damage.

Scoring continues to be difficult for the Wild, who are averaging just 2.1 goals per game. They managed to score four goals in an overtime loss to the Canadiens on Thursday, but this is the second time in three games that the Wild have been shutout.

The Wild have a home-road series with the Colorado Avalanche starting Sunday.

For more on the Detroit Red Wings, head to Winging It In Motown. For more on the Minnesota Wild, check out Hockey Wilderness. For more on the NHL in general, head over to the SB Nation NHL hub.

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Wild Vs. Red Wings: Detroit Leads 5-0 After Two

The struggles continue for the Minnesota Wild. Coming off an overtime loss to Montreal earlier in the night before, they found themselves down 5-0 to the Detroit Red Wings after two periods of play on Friday night in Detroit.

Minnesota has mustered just 10 shots on net through two periods of play. Detroit has put an all out assault on Wild goalie Josh Harding with 25 shots so far.

It looked like Harding might have settled down a little until Darren Helm added a goal around the seven-minute mark in the second period. Things got quiet again, relatively speaking, until Valtteri Filppula scored his second goal of the game and 21st of the season at the 16:35 mark. Slightly more than a minute later, Ian White walked added an unassisted tally as Detroit took a seemingly insurmountable lead into the locker room.

For more on the Detroit Red Wings, head to Winging It In Motown. For more on the Minnesota Wild, check out Hockey Wilderness. For more on the NHL in general, head over to the SB Nation NHL hub.

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Wild Vs. Red Wings: Minnesota Heads To Detroit To Face Slumping Wings

The Minnesota Wild will look to win a road game against a slumping and injured Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

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