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Wild-Detroit game recap

  • February 20, 2011 - 9:56 PM

GAME RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS

1. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: Made 38 saves and is 5-2-1 in his past eight starts with a 1.36 goals-against average and .953 save percentage.

2. Pavel Datsyuk, Red Wings: Scored a goal in the shootout, created chances and foiled many chances defensively.

3. Martin Havlat, Wild: Had six shots and third-period tying breakaway goal was 500th career point and team-leading 50th this year.

BY THE NUMBERS

10-4-1 Wild's record the past 15 games, 5-1-1 in the past seven at home.

18-9-2 Wild's record the past 29 games in which it held opponents to a goal or fewer 14 times.

262 Players who have played 1,000 games (Detroit's Todd Bertuzzi became the latest Sunday).

MICHAEL RUSSO

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