The Los Angeles Kings spent much of the afternoon trapped in their own end while the Minnesota Wild pelted them with 41 shots.
Andrew Cogliano ended Minnesota’s season-long shutout streak with a short-handed goal early in the third period, and Corey Perry got the tiebreaking goal with 8:25 left in the Anaheim Ducks’ 2-1 victory over the Wild on Friday night.
Matt Moulson and Mikko Koivu scored 62 seconds apart in the third period, and Zach Parise connected on a power play for the Minnesota Wild, who rallied for a 3-2 victory Monday night that snapped the Los Angeles Kings’ six-game winning streak.
Zach Parise had a goal and two assists, Mikael Granlund scored the go-ahead goal on a power play early in the second period and Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves for the Minnesota Wild in a 4-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
Nino Niederreiter scored the tying goal early in the third period and netted the only goal in a four-round shootout to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Minnesota Wild goaltender doesn’t want to be considered the NHL’s only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.
The Blackhawks are likely going to get by the Wild without much more trouble the rest of the way. However, Quenneville & Co. now understand that Crawford can make the key save when the game is on the line.
After clinching the best record in the NHL, the Blackhawks will take on the eighth-seeded Wild in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
With their grip starting to slip on a spot in the playoffs, the Minnesota Wild responded with one of their most complete, aggressive performances of the season.
Mikko Koivu scored in a shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
Erik Christensen and Mikko Koivu scored in a shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Saturday night.
Nick Johnson scored the go-ahead goal with 5:31 left in the third period, Casey Wellman and Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored 32 seconds apart in the second period, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Sunday night.
Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf each had a power-play goal and an assist, and Teemu Selanne totaled three assists to help the Anaheim Ducks hold on to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Thursday and snap a three-game winless streak.
Drew Doughty scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Wayne Simmonds had two goals, and the Los Angeles Kings returned from a 10-game road trip with a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Matt Cullen scored a short-handed goal, Eric Nystrom scored his first career power play goal and the Minnesota Wild beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 Friday night.