Kevin Fiala of the Minnesota Wild scored an incredible goal against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Wild were on a roll entering Tuesday night, with a six-game winning streak under their belt. In fact, they had just won three straight 3-2 overtime games.
They could gain even more ground in the Central Division if they beat the Philadelphia Flyers.
Late in the second period, with the Wild leading the Flyers 3-0, defenseman Dmitry Kulikov passed to winger Kevin Fiala, who scored on a fantastic snipe shot past goaltender Martin Jones. Take a look at Fiala’s goal from a different perspective.
Kevin Fiala scores a game-winning goal against the Flyers
Fiala’s goal was his 23rd of the season. The Wild went on to win the game 4-1, putting the Flyers out of the playoff picture.
Minnesota took a 2-0 lead in the first period thanks to goals from defenseman Matt Dumba and winger Kirill Kaprizov.
Winger Jordan Greenway pushed the ball past Jones less than two minutes into the second, giving Minnesota a three-goal lead. Then came Fiala’s goal, which gave the home side a 4-0 advantage going into the second intermission.
With a win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, March 31, Minnesota will extend their winning streak to eight games.