ST. PAUL – Patrick Sharp scored two goals for Chicago, and the Blackhawks ratcheted up their defense, putting the Minnesota Wild on the brink of elimination with a 3-0 victory Tuesday night in the first round of the NHL playoffs.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The schedule may have said Game 45, but it felt like the playoffs for John Tavares.
And when the Islanders’ young star scored the winner in a 5-4 shootout victory, New York put a serious dent in the Winnipeg Jets’ playoff hopes.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Dustin Byfuglien scored 1:23 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets continued their hunt for a playoff berth with their season-high fifth straight win, 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Andrew Ladd scored twice in regulation and added the decisive goal in a shootout as the Winnipeg Jets stayed in the thick of the playoff hunt with a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Brian Elliott notched his third straight shutout, stretching his streak to 189 minutes, 31 seconds without a goal, and the St. Louis Blues won their sixth straight game by beating the Minnesota Wild 2-0 on Thursday night.
Niklas Backstrom made 24 saves, and newcomer Jason Pominville had a goal and an assist to help the Minnesota Wild snap a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night.
MacWilliam, a physical defenseman from Alberta, signed a two-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, while Kristo, a skilled forward from the Twin Cities, signed a two-year deal with the Montreal Canadiens.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves for his first shutout of the season and Ryan Suter had two more assists, leading Minnesota past the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Saturday for the Wild's season-high fifth straight victory.
Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves for his first shutout of the season and Ryan Suter had two more assists, leading Minnesota past the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Saturday for the Wild's season-high fifth straight victory.
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