No rally this time as Wild falls to Predators for first loss of the season

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After four consecutive comeback wins to open the season, becoming just the fourth team in NHL history to accomplish that rare feat, the Wild's come-from-behind mojo disappeared.
The Wild finally encountered a deficit it couldn't conquer.

After four consecutive comeback wins to open the season, becoming just the fourth team in NHL history to accomplish that rare feat, the Wild's come-from-behind mojo disappeared Sunday in a 5-2 loss to the Predators in front of 16,014 at Xcel Energy Center that dropped the team to 4-1.

Next up for the Wild is a three-game road trip that begins Tuesday at Vancouver.

Nashville goaltender Connor Ingram made an impressive NHL debut, posting 33 saves while securing his first career victory.

But the players in front of him were solid, too, giving him a healthy cushion to work with after scoring three goals in the first period – two of which came on the power play. Predators captain Roman Josi had a hand in all three of those tallies, including scoring the first one, while…
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