Jared Spurgeon

Wild make it a triumphant return to Anaheim for Coach Bruce Boudreau

Wild make it a triumphant return to Anaheim for Coach Bruce Boudreau

He happily stood in a service-floor hallway like so many times before, and probably would have chatted well into Sunday night if not ushered away to catch a bus.

Former Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau was in his chatty place, and simply glad it was over after his Minnesota Wild used a second-period flurry and some sell-out defense late for a 2-1 win against the Ducks in his first game in Anaheim since he was fired last summer.

“I love it,” Boudreau said. “When you win, it’s easy to face the questions. But it’s always great coming back. I saw an awful lot of people that I knew and treated me well.”

Boudreau then got off a one-liner when asked whether having gone through this...

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