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Bulletin Board: Third-String Goalie Doesn't Prevent Wild From Picking Up Sixth Straight Road Win



Mikko Koivu and the Wild won their sixth straight road game and have 41 points this season


Mikko Koivu and the Wild won their sixth straight road game and have 41 points this season

The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news around the NHL Monday-Friday.

- Rookie goalie Matt Hackett made 42 saves in his first career start as Minnesota topped the sliding Kings 4-2.  It was the Wild’s sixth straight road victoryMikko Koivu has points in 10 of his last 11 games (five goals, nine assists).

- Philadelphia forward Scott Hartnell scored for the fourth straight game to push Philadelphia past the Sidney Crosby-less Penguins 3-2.  The victory catapulted the Flyers into first place in the Eastern Conference.  Hartnell has goals in seven of his last nine games.

- Ottawa’s Jesse Winchester scored a game-tying goal with 3.5 seconds left in regulation but the Senators still fell to New Jersey in a shootout 5-4.  The Devils are 6-1 in the skills competition this season.  Ottawa forward Milan Michalek scored his 18th goal of the season, which leads the league.  Michalek had 18 goals in 66 games a year ago.

- Patrick Sharp scored twice including an overtime game-winner to boost Chicago past the Islanders 3-2.  Chicago forward Marian Hossa became the 85th player to score 400 goals in the contest.  Hossa and Sharp each posted three points.

- Nashville scored twice in the final 1:36 of regulation including a game-tying goal by Andrei Kostitsyn with 12.6 seconds left to force overtime with Columbus.  Colin Wilson sealed the comeback with a game-winner 1:45 into OT.

- Jose Theodore recorded a 40-save shutout to help Florida send Boston to its second consecutive loss.

- Vancouver rallied from a three-goal deficit to top Montreal in a shootout 4-3.

- Detroit scored five goals in the first period to rout Phoenix 5-2.

- Tampa Bay forward Martin St. Louis missed last night’s game after being hit with a puck in the morning skate.  He would have played in his 500th consecutive game.  St. Louis suffered facial and nasal fractures and is out “a few weeks.”  

- New Jersey defenseman Andy Greene is out four weeks with a non-displaced toe fracture.

- Colorado’s Kevin Porter was suspended four games for kneeing David Booth earlier this week.

- Edmonton’s Andy Sutton was suspended indefinitely for his hit on Alexei Ponikarovsky on Wednesday.

- Buffalo forward Ville Leino was suspended one game for elbowing Matt Read.

- Boston signed 2011 first-round pick Dougie Hamilton to an entry-level contract.

- Tampa Bay has elected to allow rookie Brett Connolly to join Canada’s World Junior team.  Anaheim did the same with Devante Smith-Pelly.

- There are four games on the schedule tonight.

 

Past editions of the Bulletin Board:

9/21/11 - 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/22/11 - Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >

9/23/11 - Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >

9/26/11 – Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >

9/27/11 – Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >

9/28/11 – Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/29/11 – Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >

9/30/11 – Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >

10/3/11 – Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >

10/4/11 – Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >

10/5/11 – Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >

10/6/11 – Hockey Is Back >

10/7/11 – Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >

10/10/11 – Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >

10/11/11 Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >

10/12/11 – Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >

10/13/11 – Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact >

10/14/11 – Aaron Asham Is The Talk Of The League >

10/17/11 – Mark Messier Will Run The New York City Marathon >

10/18/11 – Colorado Wins Fifth-Straight Road Game, Leads Western Conference >

10/19/11 – New-look Flyers Off To Fast Start >

10/20/11 - Kessel Carrying The Leafs >

10/21/11 - Dale Weise Scores First NHL Goal >

10/24/11 – Vancouver Acquires David Booth >

10/25/11 - Jagr Scores First Two Goals Of The Season >

10/26/11 - Columbus Finally Wins >

10/27/11 – Montreal Fires Former Rangers’ Assistant Coach Perry Pearn >

10/28/11 – Philadelphia And Winnipeg Combine For 17 Goals!? >

10/31/11 - Edmonton And Ottawa Riding Surprising Hot Streaks > 

11/1/11 – Chicago’s Stanley Cup Hangover Is In The Past >

11/2/11 - Ovechkin Benched >

11/3/11 – Brodeur Now Tied For Most Losses In NHL History >

11/4/11 - Predators Lock Up Pekka Rinne >

11/7/11 – Blues Fire Payne, Bring In Hitchcock >

11/8/11 – Boston Is Back >

11/9/11 – Blues Cruise In Hitchcock’s Return >

11/10/11 – Bizarre Scene In Tampa Bay >

11/11/11 – The Blue Jackets Are Awful >

11/14/11 – Milan Lucic Gives Ryan Miller A Concussion >

11/15/11 – Lucic Avoids Suspension For Hit On Miller >

11/16/11 – Malkin And Duchene Trade Beautiful Goals >

11/17/11 – Jhonas Enroth Finally Sputters >

11/18/11 – The Blues Are 4-0-1 Under Ken Hitchcock >

11/21/11 – Crosby Returns >

11/22/11 – The Sidney Crosby Show >

11/23/11 – Will Buffalo Seek Revenge On Milan Lucic? >

11/25/11 – Blake Comeau On Waivers >

11/28/11 – Washington Fires Boudreau, Carolina Axes Maurice >

11/29/11 – Vancouver’s Tough Decision In Goal >

11/30/11 – Hitchcock Rights The Ship In St. Louis >

12/1/11 – Ducks Fire Carlyle, Replace Him With Boudreau >

12/2/11 – Pittsburgh Tops Washington >

12/5/11 – Minnesota Is The Best Team In The League!? >

12/6/11 – Four-Conference Realignment Plan Passes >

12/7/11 – Bruins Finally Lose In Regulation >

12/8/11 – Claude Giroux Is The New NHL Points Leader >

12/9/11 – Third-String Goalie Doesn’t Prevent Wild From Picking Up Sixth Straight Road Win >

 

Click here for our full 2011-2012 Season Archive >

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Posted by Kevin Baumer | December 9, 2011 at 10:29 am
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