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NHL: Minnesota 5, Chicago 4 (SO)

CHICAGO, April 1 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Devin Setoguchi scored the shootout winner to go with a goal and two assists in regulation Sunday, lifting the Wild to a 5-4 win over Chicago.

NHL: Minnesota 4, Los Angeles 3 (SO)

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 1 (UPI) -- Erik Christensen and Mikko Koivu scored in a shootout Saturday and the Minnesota Wild posted a 4-3 victory over Los Angeles.

NHL: Minnesota 3, Florida 2 (OT)

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 29 (UPI) -- Erik Christensen scored with 31 seconds left in regulation Thursday and Mikko Koivu tallied 15 seconds into overtime to give Minnesota a 3-2 win over Florida.

NHL: Minnesota 2, Vancouver 0

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 20 (UPI) -- Josh Harding posted his second shutout of the season Monday, turning aside 33 shots for Minnesota in the Wild's 2-0 victory over Vancouver.

NHL: Calgary 4, Minnesota 3

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 11 (UPI) -- Forward Curtis Glencross scored a goal in a seventh straight game Sunday and the Calgary Flames beat Minnesota 4-3 for their third straight win.

NHL: Minnesota 3, Florida 2 (SO)

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Goals by Erik Christensen and Matt Cullen in the shootout Thursday lifted the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over Florida.

NHL: Winnipeg 4, Minnesota 3 (SO)

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Evander Kane scored twice in regulation and then tallied again in the fourth round of the shootout Thursday to give the Winnipeg Jets a 4-3 win over Minnesota.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 5, Montreal 3

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Erik Christensen logged a goal and an assist Saturday, leading the New York Rangers to their sixth win in nine games with a 5-3 decision over Montreal.

NHL: New York Rangers 2, Anaheim 1 (SO)

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Erik Christensen and Marian Gaborik scored shootout goals Thursday to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 decision over Anaheim.

NHL: New York Rangers 3, Washington 2

NEW YORK, April 17 (UPI) -- Brandon Dubinsky's unassisted goal with 1:39 left in the game Sunday gave New York a 3-2 win over Washington, its first in their first-round playoff series.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 3, Philadelphia 2 (SO)

PHILADELPHIA, April 3 (UPI) -- Wojtek Wolski's goal in the second round of a shootout Sunday lifted the New York Rangers to a crucial 3-2 decision over Philadelphia.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 6, N.Y. Islanders 3

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Marian Gaborik scored a pair of goals Tuesday and the New York Rangers enhanced their playoff hopes with a 6-3 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 3, San Jose 2 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- Brandon Dubinsky scored in the sixth round of a shootout Saturday, giving the New York Rangers to a 3-2 victory over San Jose.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 4, Los Angeles 3 (SO)

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Erik Christensen and Mats Zuccarello scored in the first two rounds of the shootout Thursday to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 win over Los Angeles.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 4, Phoenix 3 (SO)

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Erik Christensen's shootout goal completed a New York rally Thursday and gave the Rangers a 4-3 decision over Phoenix.
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Erik Christensen
Pittsburgh Penguin Erik Christensen scores against the Philadelphia Flyers goalie Martin Biron during a shot out at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 4, 2007. (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)
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Erik Christensen (born December 17, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Christensen was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round (69th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. In the 2002–03 season, Christensen received the Bob Clarke Trophy for being the leading scorer of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He tallied 108 points (54 goals) in 67 games with the Kamloops Blazers.

The 2004–05 NHL lockout left the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League (AHL) stacked with talent, but Christensen impressed Penguins management by scoring 27 points (14 goals) in his first pro season. In the 2005–06 season, he jumped out of the gate quickly, tallying 19 points (9 goals) in only 9 games. The Pittsburgh Penguins called him up on October 31, 2005.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Erik Christensen."
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