Daniel Alfredsson scored Ottawa’s third straight shootout goal and the Senators rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night in the home opener of their 20th season.
The Minnesota Wild re-signed backup goaltender Josh Harding to a one-year, $750,000 contract Friday.
Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom ended a six-start winless streak, beating his favorite opponent in the Wild’s 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Niklas Backstrom seemed to stop almost every shot San Jose sent his way. Fortunately for the Sharks, a couple of pucks that hit off Backstrom’s teammates found their way into the net.
Niklas Backstrom turned in another strong performance with 23 saves, and the Minnesota Wild hung on to beat the crumbling Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Taylor Pyatt ended Phoenix’s long scoring drought early in the third period and Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 25 shots for his fourth shutout this season, helping the Coyotes beat the Minnesota Wild 1-0 Saturday night to end a five-game home losing streak.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored the winning goal in the shootout and Niklas Backstrom made 27 saves in regulation to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Antti Miettinen scored the go-ahead goal, Niklas Backstrom made 31 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 Tuesday night in the teams’ final game before the All-Star break.
Niklas Backstrom made himself right at home in goal for the Minnesota Wild.
The Minnesota Wild are closer to getting their top two goalies back in action.
The Minnesota Wild are hurting in the net.
Matt Cullen had two goals and an assist, Niklas Backstrom stopped 36 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Thursday night.
Martin Havlat had a goal and an assist and Niklas Backstrom stopped 34 shots as the Minnesota Wild beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Monday night.
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Martin Havlat scored his first goal of the season to break a third-period tie, and Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves in the Minnesota Wild’s 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.