STAAL DELIVERS SIXTH-ROUND KNOCKOUT
st. paul, minn.» Eric Staal scored in the sixth round of a shootout as the Wild beat the Oilers 3-2 on Friday night.
Matt Dumba and Jason Zucker scored in regulation for Minnesota.
Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves. He entered with a league-best .946 save percentage and a 1.65 goals-against average.
Staal scored on a backhand deke before Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fired wide to end it.
Brandon Dubinsky scored a tiebreaking goal in the second period as the Blue Jackets won 4-1 over the Red Wings. … Robby Fabbri scored twice and Vladimir Tarasenko had three assists, lifting the Blues over the Devils 4-1. … T.J. Oshie and Marcus Johansson each scored a goal, Philipp Grubauer made 27 saves and the Capitals beat the Sabres 4-1. … Nick Holden scored 55 seconds into overtime, and the Rangers beat the Blackhawks 1-0. The Associated Press