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Wild-Boston game recap

  • February 19, 2012 - 11:27 PM

GAME RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS

1. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: The goalie made 22 of his career-high 48 saves in the third period to improve to 4-0-1 all-time vs. the Bruins. It was his 26th career shutout.

2. Matt Cullen, Wild: He ended a 15-game goal drought with his first power-play goal since Nov. 15.

3. Marco Scandella, Wild: Defenseman, in his fourth game since being recalled, blocked seven shots.

BY THE NUMBERS

91 Shots on goal by the Bruins (48 were on net, 43 were blocked or missed).

35-15 Wild's all-time goal differential against Boston. They are 10-1-1 vs. the Bruins.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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