After the Wild pulled Josh Harding, Backstrom shut the door on the undefeated Chicago Blackhawks, Make that the now-defeated Blackhawks: Backstrom stopped 28 shots and another one in the shootout for the 3-2 victory.
No. 2 Star: Nail Yakupov, Edmonton Oilers
The Oilers rookie scored a power-play goal at 3:52 of overtime, batting the puck out of the air past Chad Johnson, to give Edmonton a 2-1 victory – after giving up a tying goal with 19 seconds left. Check out the subdued celebration: