1. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: Goalie kept the Wild in it early, then saved it late, stopping 43 shots.
2. Cal Clutterbuck, Wild: Maybe the 10-minute first-period rest helped him score the game-winner.
3. Antoine Vermette, Columbus: Center scored short-handed and was the Blue Jackets' only plus player.
23-PLUS Minutes played by young defensemen Jared Spurgeon and Justin Falk after Marek Zidlicky was injured. Falk was a plus-2.
5 Nick Johnson's team-leading shot total. He scored for the first time since Oct. 11.
21-13 The combined faceoff record for Matt Cullen, Kyle Brodziak and Warren Peters.
|Cincinnati||0||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|St. Louis - M. Wacha||6:05 PM|
|Washington - G. Gonzalez|
|Milwaukee - K. Lohse||6:05 PM|
|Pittsburgh - C. Morton|
|Toronto - D. Hutchison||6:05 PM|
|Cleveland - J. Masterson|
|LA Angels - J. Weaver||6:08 PM|
|Detroit - D. Smyly|
|Atlanta - A. Harang||6:10 PM|
|NY Mets - J. Niese|
|Baltimore - C. Tillman||6:10 PM|
|Boston - J. Lackey|
|NY Yankees - H. Kuroda||6:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - E. Bedard|
|Seattle - C. Young||6:10 PM|
|Miami - N. Eovaldi|
|Chicago WSox - F. Paulino||7:05 PM|
|Texas - M. Perez|
|Minnesota - R. Nolasco||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - J. Vargas|
|Philadelphia - J. Pettibone||7:40 PM|
|Colorado - T. Chatwood|
|Houston - J. Cosart||9:05 PM|
|Oakland - S. Gray|
|San Francisco - M. Cain||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - T. Ross|
|Arizona - W. Miley||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - Z. Greinke|
Poll: Can the Wild rally to win its playoff series against Colorado?