CAROLINA HURRICANES VS MONTREAL CANADIENS
Carolina Hurricanes center Doug Weight, left, readies to hug teammate Matt Cullen after Cullen scored against the Montreal Canadiens in game five of the first round of the NHL playoffs at the RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C. on April 22, 2006. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)
Zach Parise got a late equalizer and Matt Cullen capped a Minnesota rally with a shootout game-winner Saturday in the Wild's 4-3 verdict over Los Angeles.
Kyle Brodziak put Minnesota ahead with a third-period goal Monday and the surging Wild broke a long skid in Dallas with a 7-4 victory over the Stars.
Niklas Backstrom turned aside 35-of-36 shots Monday and Minnesota recorded a third straight win for the first time this season, 3-1 over Vancouver.
Matt Cullen scored the decisive goal in a shootout and Niklas Backstrom made 24 saves Saturday in the Minnesota Wild's 2-1 win over Nashville.
Matt Cullen scored his second and third goals of the season Thursday in helping rally Minnesota to a 3-1 victory over Edmonton.
Matt Cullen scored the decisive goal in the shootout Wednesday to bring Minnesota a 3-2 victory over Chicago, the Blackhawks' first loss of the season.
Jed Ortmeyer's first goal of the season put Minnesota ahead Sunday and the Wild held on for 4-3 comeback victory over San Jose.
Goals by Erik Christensen and Matt Cullen in the shootout Thursday lifted the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over Florida.
Nicklas Backstrom turned aside a career-high 49 shots Sunday and the Minnesota Wild snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 2-0 whitewash of Boston.
Jamie Benn's shot past Niklas Backstrom in the second round of a shootout Saturday sparked the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 decision over Minnesota.