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Thu, Dec 19

Final 1 2 3 T
Minnesota 0 1 1 2
Pittsburgh 1 3 1 5

CONSOL Energy Center - Pittsburgh

Minnesota Wild (20-12-5)
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Team Statistics

Team SOG PPG/PPO PIM FOW GvA TkA Hits BkS
Minnesota Wild 26 0/5 25 38 4 1 19 13
Pittsburgh Penguins 36 1/4 27 24 5 1 14 10
Legend

Stats Legend

SOG
Shots on goal
PPG/PPO
Power-play goals per power-play opportunities
PIM
Penalty minutes
FOW
Faceoffs won
GvA
Giveaways
TkA
Takeaways
BkS
Blocked shots
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Game Summary

1st Period

Period Scoring
Time Team Scoring Detail MIN PIT
0:49 PIT Chris Kunitz (19): Assisted by P. Dupuis (13), S. Crosby (31) 0 1
Period Penalties
Time Team Penalty Detail
2:19 MIN Zenon Konopka: 5 minutes for Fighting
2:19 PIT Craig Adams: 5 minutes for Fighting
4:19 MIN Keith Ballard: 5 minutes for Fighting
4:19 PIT Chuck Kobasew: 5 minutes for Fighting
10:14 MIN Mikko Koivu: 2 minutes for Hooking

2nd Period

Period Scoring
Time Team Scoring Detail MIN PIT
1:54 PIT Brandon Sutter (8): Assisted by O. Maatta (8), J. Vitale (10) 0 2
3:33 PIT Matt Niskanen (2): Power play Assisted by J. Jokinen (14), J. Neal (11) 0 3
10:43 PIT Chris Kunitz (20): Assisted by S. Crosby (32), M. Niskanen (14) 0 4
11:20 MIN Jason Pominville (16): Assisted by N. Niederreiter (11), R. Suter (20) 1 4
Period Penalties
Time Team Penalty Detail
2:27 MIN Nino Niederreiter: 2 minutes for Interference
3:55 PIT Brian Dumoulin: 2 minutes for Hooking
6:36 PIT Sidney Crosby: 2 minutes for Goaltender Interference
10:18 PIT James Neal: 2 minutes for Roughing
10:18 MIN Keith Ballard: 5 minutes for Fighting
10:18 PIT James Neal: 5 minutes for Fighting
10:18 MIN Keith Ballard: 2 minutes for Clipping

3rd Period

Period Scoring
Time Team Scoring Detail MIN PIT
3:13 MIN Dany Heatley (7): Assisted by Z. Konopka (1), K. Ballard (5) 2 4
7:54 PIT Olli Maatta (3): Unassisted 2 5
Period Penalties
Time Team Penalty Detail
5:44 PIT Olli Maatta: 2 minutes for Hooking
5:58 PIT Craig Adams: 2 minutes for Interference
13:12 PIT Matt Niskanen: 2 minutes for Holding
14:41 MIN Charlie Coyle: 2 minutes for Interference
17:58 MIN Brett Bulmer: 2 minutes for Interference

Goalie Summary

Minnesota SA GA Sv Sv% TOI
N. Backstrom 36 5 31 .861 60:00
Pittsburgh SA GA Sv Sv% TOI
J. Zatkoff 26 2 24 .923 60:00
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Stats Legend

SA
Shots against
GA
Goals against
Sv
Saves
Sv%
Save percentage
TOI
Time on ice
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Skater Summary

Minnesota G A PPG +/- PIM SOG Hits BkS GvA TkA FOW FOL FO% TOI
N. Backstrom, G 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 60:00
K. Ballard, D 0 1 0 0 12 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 - 12:37
J. Brodin, D 0 0 0 -1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 25:44
K. Brodziak, C 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 14 5 73.7 17:31
B. Bulmer, RW 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 8:47
M. Cooke, LW 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0.0 16:11
C. Coyle, C 0 0 0 -1 2 1 4 0 0 0 1 4 20.0 16:11
E. Haula, LW 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 4 50.0 12:08
D. Heatley, RW 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 14:58
M. Koivu, C 0 0 0 -3 2 3 0 2 0 0 11 8 57.9 18:55
Z. Konopka, C 0 1 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 2 71.4 5:39
T. Mitchell, RW 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 12:58
N. Niederreiter, RW 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 13:22
Z. Parise, LW 0 0 0 -3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 19:26
J. Pominville, RW 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 100.0 16:46
M. Scandella, D 0 0 0 -2 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 16:06
J. Spurgeon, D 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 - 22:51
C. Stoner, D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 - 15:06
R. Suter, D 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 27:36
Pittsburgh G A PPG +/- PIM SOG Hits BkS GvA TkA FOW FOL FO% TOI
C. Adams, RW 0 0 0 -1 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 12:17
R. Bortuzzo, D 0 0 0 -1 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 - 17:45
C. Conner, RW 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 10:25
S. Crosby, C 0 2 0 2 2 5 0 1 1 1 8 12 40.0 21:15
S. Despres, D 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 - 18:02
B. Dumoulin, D 0 0 0 -1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 18:07
P. Dupuis, LW 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 17:07
J. Jokinen, C 0 1 0 -1 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 6 33.3 15:07
C. Kobasew, RW 0 0 0 -2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 9:03
C. Kunitz, LW 2 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 21:38
O. Maatta, D 1 1 0 3 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 21:46
J. Neal, LW 0 1 0 0 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 14:43
M. Niskanen, D 1 1 1 2 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 23:23
P. Samuelsson, D 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 17:13
Z. Sill, C 0 0 0 -1 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 5 50.0 11:46
B. Sutter, C 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 14 12.5 16:27
J. Vitale, C 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 100.0 13:43
J. Zatkoff, G 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 60:00
H. Zolnierczyk, LW 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 10:13
Legend

Stats Legend

G
Goals
A
Assists
PPG
Power-play goals
+/-
Plus-minus rating
PIM
Penalty minutes
SOG
Shots on goal
BkS
Blocked shots
GvA
Giveaways
TkA
Takeaways
FOW
Faceoffs won
FOL
Faceoffs lost
FO%
Faceoff win percentage
TOI
Time on ice
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Shots on Goal

Team 1 2 3 Total
Minnesota Wild 9 7 10 26
Pittsburgh Penguins 13 16 7 36

Game Information

Attendance: 18,623
Referees: Brad Watson, Chris Rooney
Linesmen Tim Nowak, Derek Amell
Arena: CONSOL Energy Center
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Data provided by STATS LLC.

Three Stars

  1. Photo of Olli Maatta Olli Maatta Pittsburgh Penguins - D

    G A SOG
    1 1 4
  2. Photo of Matt Niskanen Matt Niskanen Pittsburgh - D

    G A SOG
    1 1 5
  3. Photo of Pascal Dupuis Pascal Dupuis Pittsburgh - LW

    G A SOG
    0 1 2

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