CHART: Sizing up the Wild down the stretch

  • Updated: January 30, 2012 - 9:47 PM

DOWN THE STRETCH

Standings: The Wild (24-18-7 through 49 games) is in eighth place in the Western Conference with 55 points, one ahead of Colorado for the final playoff spot.

Scoreboard: The Wild is 29th in the 30-team NHL in scoring (2.24 goals per game). Its power-play percentage of .146 is 23rd and it averages 26.8 shots on goal (28th). It has only eight goals from defensemen.

Defense: The Wild gives up the most shots on goal in the NHL, 32.1 per game, but its save percentage of .923 is fifth, its 2.47 goals-against average is eighth and its penalty-kill percentage of .829 is 14th.

Offense: Dany Heatley (15 goals-19 assists-34 points) is 64th in the league in scoring. Mikko Koivu's team-leading plus-9 is 79th.

Solid pair: Goalies have almost identical stats -- Josh Harding has a 2.42 goals-against average and .925 saves percentage in 21 games, and Niklas Backstrom is at 2.43 and .921 in 30 games.

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Cleveland 6
LA Angels 1 Bottom 7th Inning
Detroit 2
Atlanta 3 Top 9th Inning
NY Mets 3
Seattle 2 Top 9th Inning
Miami 3
St. Louis 2 Bottom 7th Inning
Washington 0
Milwaukee 0 Top 8th Inning
Pittsburgh 1
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Philadelphia - R. Hernandez 3:10 PM
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