Wild hunt down Blackhawks again

The Minnesota Wild won a fourth successive NHL game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday as they ran out 3-2 winners in overtime.

The game was tied at 2-2 after three regulation periods and overtime, with all four goals coming in the second period, meaning Charlie Coyle’s strike in the shootout extended the Wild’s seasonal dominance over the Stanley Cup holders.

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ hot run of form continued with a sixth win on the bounce.

The Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 6-2 to stop their opponents clinching the Metropolitan Conference title.

Sean Monahan’s two goals and an assist led the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens while the New Jersey Devils beat the Columbus Blue Jackets for the first time this season in a 2-1 success.

The Colorado Avalanche were too strong for the Edmonton Oilers, winning 3-2, Jakob Silferberg’s overtime goal gave the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets and the San Jose Sharks comfortably downed the Arizona Coyotes 3-0.

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