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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Wild know when to hold them

By ESPN Stats & Information

Wild 2, Flyers 0
* Josh Harding (MIN): 3rd shutout this season (most in a single season in his career)
* Jason Pominville (MIN): 14th goal of season (0 goals in previous 5 games)
* Flyers: 3rd shutout loss this season (1st on road)
FROM ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: It was Minnesota’s eighth win this season when scoring two or fewer goals, the highest total for any NHL team.

Jets 5, Rangers 2
* Jets: 3-1 vs Rangers over last 2 seasons, tied season high with 5 goals
* Rangers: 1-4 in last 5 home games
* Olli Jokinen (WPG): first multi-goal game of season (his last multi-goal game was on February 26, 2013-- also against the Rangers)
* Cam Talbot (NYR): had 6-game winning streak snapped (was making 2nd straight start ahead of Henrik Lundqvist)

Canadiens 3, Devils 2
* Canadiens: 6-0-1 in last 7 games, allowing 2 goals or fewer in each
* Canadiens: won 4 straight home games
* Devils: 1st regulation loss in last 10 games vs Canadiens
* Martin Brodeur: lost 4 straight starts
FROM ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: That’s Brodeur’s longest streak of consecutive starts lost since a six-game skid in December 2010. In his subsequent 20 games after that streak ended, Brodeur went 15–2-1 with a 1.84 goals-against average.

Kings 3, Blues 2
* Kings: 4-0-0 vs Blues since start of last season
* Tyler Toffoli (LA): 2 goals (6); 0 goals in previous 6 games