Zucker scores twice as Wild skates past Islanders 5-3

Zucker scores twice as Wild skates past Islanders 5-3

The Wild scored three times in the second period and beat the New York Islanders to open a three-game road trip.

Wild's Eriksson Ek ends 50-game goal-scoring drought

February 19
Wild's Eriksson Ek ends 50-game goal-scoring drought
Even if the goal was a Charlie Coyle windup that bounced off him and behind Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak, he'll take it.

Wild holds off Islanders to open road trip with victory

February 19
Wild holds off Islanders to open road trip with victory
Sarah McLellan recaps the 5-3 victory over the Islanders in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
February 19

Wild-N.Y. Islanders game recap

The Wild's Jason Zucker scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the second period.
Wild
February 19

Wild learning how to protect third-period leads

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discusses Monday's 5-3 victory over the Islanders.
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Wild
February 19

NHL's mystery: Why are power plays more effective this season?

North Score: After pausing to ponder the question, Wild winger Zach Parise was dumbfounded, as was coach Bruce Boudreau.
Wild
February 19

Wild-N.Y. Islanders game preview

The Wild opens a three-game road trip against the Islanders after going 2-1-2 during a five-game homestand.
Wild
February 18

Tracking NHL power-play success

NHL teams are scoring nearly 20 percent of the time on the power play this season, the highest success rate in 27 seasons.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    Nashville 35 14 9 79 20-7-3 15-7-6
    Winnipeg 35 15 9 79 23-5-2 12-10-7
    Dallas 34 21 4 72 21-9-1 13-12-3
    St. Louis 34 22 4 72 19-12-0 15-10-4
    Minnesota 32 20 7 71 20-5-6 12-15-1
    Colorado 31 23 4 66 20-8-1 11-15-3
    Chicago 25 27 8 58 13-14-3 12-13-5
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Vegas 39 16 4 82 22-5-2 17-11-2
    San Jose 32 19 8 72 17-9-3 15-10-5
    Anaheim 30 20 11 71 15-9-4 15-11-7
    Los Angeles 32 22 5 69 14-9-3 18-13-2
    Calgary 30 21 9 69 13-14-4 17-7-5
    Edmonton 24 30 4 52 12-14-2 12-16-2
    Vancouver 23 30 6 52 11-15-3 12-15-3
    Arizona 17 32 10 44 9-16-4 8-16-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Tampa Bay 39 17 3 81 20-6-1 19-11-2
    Boston 36 13 8 80 19-7-4 17-6-4
    Toronto 36 20 5 77 19-8-2 17-12-3
    Florida 26 24 6 58 13-9-3 13-15-3
    Detroit 24 25 9 57 12-12-7 12-13-2
    Montreal 22 29 7 51 14-10-6 8-19-1
    Ottawa 21 28 9 51 14-11-5 7-17-4
    Buffalo 17 32 11 45 8-18-4 9-14-7
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Washington 34 18 7 75 20-8-2 14-10-5
    Pittsburgh 35 22 4 74 23-7-1 12-15-3
    Philadelphia 30 19 10 70 14-9-6 16-10-4
    New Jersey 31 20 8 70 16-10-3 15-10-5
    Carolina 27 23 10 64 15-10-6 12-13-4
    NY Islanders 29 26 6 64 16-11-4 13-15-2
    Columbus 29 25 5 63 17-11-2 12-14-3
    NY Rangers 27 28 5 59 18-11-3 9-17-2
  • Goals
    E. Staal MIN 26
    J. Zucker MIN 25
    M. Granlund MIN 15
    N. Niederreiter MIN 15
    M. Dumba MIN 10
  • Assists
    R. Suter MIN 32
    M. Granlund MIN 29
    E. Staal MIN 27
    M. Dumba MIN 23
    J. Spurgeon MIN 23
  • Points
    E. Staal MIN 53
    M. Granlund MIN 44
    J. Zucker MIN 43
    R. Suter MIN 38
    M. Dumba MIN 33
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.61
    A. Stalock MIN 2.77
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 1174
    A. Stalock MIN 576
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 24
    A. Stalock MIN 8
  • Goals
    A. Ovechkin WAS 35
    E. Malkin PIT 33
    N. Kucherov TB 31
    W. Karlsson VGK 30
    (2) Players 30
  • Assists
    J. Voracek PHI 54
    B. Wheeler WPG 51
    J. Gaudreau CGY 50
    C. Giroux PHI 49
    (3) Players 47
  • Points
    N. Kucherov TB 77
    E. Malkin PIT 70
    C. McDavid EDM 69
    C. Giroux PHI 69
    J. Gaudreau CGY 69
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    C. Hutton STL 1.81
    D. Kuemper LA 2.04
    M. Fleury VGK 2.07
    T. Rask BOS 2.17
    K. Lehtonen DAL 2.27
  • Saves
    F. Andersen TOR 1571
    H. Lundqvist NYR 1471
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 1431
    M. Smith CGY 1361
    (2) Players 1349
  • Wins
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 34
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 31
    P. Rinne NSH 30
    F. Andersen TOR 29
    B. Holtby WAS 28
  • Sunday, February 18
    Philadelphia 7, NY Rangers 4, F Edmonton 4, Colorado 2, F New Jersey 3, Carolina 2, F
    Pittsburgh 5, Columbus 2, F Toronto 3, Detroit 2, F San Jose 5, Dallas 2, F
    Winnipeg 7, Florida 2, F
  • Monday, February 19
    Minnesota 5, NY Islanders 3, F Washington 3, Buffalo 2, F Boston 2, Calgary 1, F
    Nashville 5, Ottawa 2, F Los Angeles 3, Chicago 1, F Anaheim 2, Vegas 0, F
  • Today, February 20
    Columbus @ New Jersey Montreal @ Philadelphia Florida @ Toronto
    Tampa Bay @ Washington Nashville @ Detroit San Jose @ St. Louis
    Los Angeles @ Winnipeg Boston @ Edmonton Colorado @ Vancouver
  • Wednesday, February 21
    Ottawa @ Chicago Dallas @ Anaheim Calgary @ Vegas
  • Thursday, February 22
    Minnesota @ New Jersey Columbus @ Philadelphia NY Islanders @ Toronto
    Buffalo @ Detroit Washington @ Florida NY Rangers @ Montreal
    Tampa Bay @ Ottawa San Jose @ Nashville Calgary @ Arizona
    Colorado @ Edmonton Dallas @ Los Angeles
  • Friday, February 23
    Minnesota @ NY Rangers Pittsburgh @ Carolina Winnipeg @ St. Louis
    San Jose @ Chicago Vancouver @ Vegas
  • Saturday, February 24
    Philadelphia @ Ottawa Colorado @ Calgary Winnipeg @ Dallas
    Chicago @ Columbus Carolina @ Detroit Pittsburgh @ Florida
    Tampa Bay @ Montreal NY Islanders @ New Jersey Boston @ Toronto
    Buffalo @ Washington Anaheim @ Arizona Edmonton @ Los Angeles
  • Sunday, February 25
    St. Louis @ Nashville Boston @ Buffalo Detroit @ NY Rangers
    Edmonton @ Anaheim San Jose @ Minnesota Vancouver @ Arizona
Wild
February 18

Wild ready to return to road for three-game trip

After completing its second-longest homestand of the season with six out of a possible 10 points, a showing that kept the Wild in the mix for a wild-card berth in the Western Conference, the team returns to the road for a three-game set in New York and New Jersey.
Wild
February 18

Anaheim outlasts Wild in 11-round shootout

The victory ties Anaheim and Minnesota for the second wild-card spot.
Wild
February 17

Boudreau forced to scramble for shootout options vs. Anaheim

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau's list of possibilities for the shootout typically only includes five candidates. So once the team reached Round 6 still deadlocked with the Anaheim Ducks, he had to brainstorm.
Wild
February 17

NHL Insider: Birth of Parise's son part of Wild's baby boom

Theodore Jean-Paul Parise, checking in at 7 pounds, 14 ounces, continued the Wild's baby boom since September, as he was the fifth arrival. And he might not be the last before the team finishes playing.
Wild
February 17

Wild-Anaheim game recap

A look back at the Wild's 3-2 shootout loss to the Ducks on Saturday.
Wild
February 17

Boudreau not disappointed in how Wild played in shootout loss to Ducks

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the 3-2 shootout loss to the Ducks on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.
Wild
February 17

McLellan: Wild returns to the road after 2-1-2 homestand

Wild Star Tribune reporter Sarah McLellan recaps the 3-2 shootout loss to the Ducks in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
February 17

Anaheim 3, Wild 2 (SO)

The Wild was defeated by the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center after a grueling 11-round shootout.
Wild
February 17

Battling contenders head to head motivates Wild

The Wild can dictate its own fate Saturday during a matinee at Xcel Energy Center against a Ducks squad that trails it by a point.
Wild
February 16

Wild-Anaheim game preview

The Wild finishes its five-game homestand with a matinee meeting against the Ducks.
Wild
February 16

Wild changes up lines; Cullen takes maintenance day

It made sense for Wild coach Bruce Boudreau to scramble the forward lines during practice Friday after the team was upended 5-2 by the Capitals Thursday to snap a franchise-record 13-game point streak on home ice.
Wild
February 16

Wild's franchise-record home points streak ends with 5-2 loss to Washington

The Capitals on Thursday handed the Wild just its fifth regulation home loss at Xcel Energy Center this season, and first since Dec. 13.
Wild
February 16

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau addresses Thursday's loss

Bruce Boudreau on Thursday night talked about the WIld's 5-2 loss to Washington at Xcel Energy Center
Wild
February 16

Wild-Capitals game recap

A look back at Thursday night's game.
Wild
February 16

Stopping Ovechkin always a concern for opponents

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin won the NHL All-Star competition for hardest shot this year, posting a 101.3-mph strike that made him the first forward since 2002 to garner the title.
Final, 2/19 1 2 3 F
Minnesota 32-20-7 1 3 1 5
NY Islanders 29-26-6 1 2 0 3

NHL Scoreboard

  • Minnesota

    NY Islanders

     

    - F

    5

    3

  • Washington

    Buffalo

     

    - F

    3

    2

  • Boston

    Calgary

     

    - F

    2

    1

  • Ottawa

    Nashville

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Los Angeles

    Chicago

     

    - F

    3

    1

  • Anaheim

    Vegas

     

    - F

    2

    0