COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Minnesota defenseman Nick Schultz
deflected the puck into his own net with 6:33 remaining Friday
night to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory and end the
Wild's franchise-best, five-game winning streak.
Sergei Fedorov was credited with the goal on Schultz's miscue
that capped Columbus' three-goal rally in the third period.
Dwayne Roloson made 21 saves in place of regular starter Manny
Fernandez, who had been in net for the Wild's winning streak. Todd
White had two goals and an assist, and Pierre-Marc Bouchard had a
goal and an assist.
Trailing 3-1 entering the final period, Columbus started its
comeback with a goal during a 5-on-3 power play -- its only
man-advantage score in nine chances against the NHL's top
Berard fired a one-timed shot from the high slot past Roloson to
make it 3-2 at 2:24.
Shortly after another Wild penalty expired, the Blue Jackets
tied it when Adam Foote's point shot was redirected by Nash for his
13th goal of the season and first point in five games.
That set up Schultz's misfortune.
Fedorov centered a pass from the left wing, and Schultz
redirected it into his own net at 13:27 when he tried to beat
Trevor Letowski to the puck.
After Hainsey gave the Blue Jackets a 1-0 lead, Minnesota
responded with three goals in the second period.
White won the puck deep in the right corner and centered a pass
that hit off Bouchard's left skate and past goaltender Pascal
Leclaire for a power-play goal at 8:50 that made it 1-1. White
added his two goals within 2:38 of the second period.
Brian Rolston lobbed a shot on goal that White redirected from
the high slot at 10:48.
White then jammed home a loose puck in the crease that
defenseman Duvie Westcott failed to clear away at 13:26 for another
power-play goal and his 15th tally of the season.
Hainsey, claimed off waivers earlier in the season, scored his
first for the Blue Jackets with a slap shot from the left point
The Blue Jackets' longest winning streak is four games.
They entered the NHL with Minnesota in 2000. ... Berard's 12th goal
set Columbus' franchise record for most goals in a season by a
defenseman. ... Rolston had two assists to extend his point streak
to six games. Marian Gaborik, the Wild's third-leading scorer, had
his five-game point run end. ... Minnesota had won four of five on