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St. Chicago Bears Jerseys . Paul, MN (Sports Network) - Niklas Backstrom stopped all 36 shots he faced and earned his 20th career shutout to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 1-0 win over the San Jose Sharks. Andrew Brunettes power-play goal in the second period provided the only offense needed for the Wild, who have won two of their last three games and will conclude their current five-game homestand on Friday against Calgary. This was a really good win for us, said Minnesotas Cal Clutterbuck. To play the way we did was great for our confidence. Antero Niittymaki finished with 15 saves for San Jose, which entered this contest as winners in four of its last five overall. The only goal of the contest was scored during a 5-on-3 advantage in the middle stanza. John McCarthy was whistled for a high-sticking double minor at the 11:27 mark and Torrey Mitchell joined him in the box for hooking 71 seconds later. The Wild easily worked the puck around the perimeter and faked several shots before Martin Havlat held control at the bottom of the right circle. Havlat then passed the disc across the goal mouth directly onto the stick of Brunette, who gathered near the left post and easily deposited the puck into the net with 6:41 to play before the second intermission. (Playing against a 5-on-3) is not an ideal situation, said Niittymaki. They got one goal. We need to take the positives out of this game and move on. In the final period, the Sharks threw 16 shots at Backstrom, but failed to find an equalizer. Midway through the stanza, the visitors gained a power play, but it was short-lived because Dan Boyle was whistled for tripping during a Nick Schultz minor. Niittymaki was pulled for the extra attacker in the waning moments, but Jason Demers interference penalty with 46 seconds to play in regulation all but ended any hopes the Sharks had of tying the game. GAME NOTES:This marked the first regulation loss by San Jose versus Minnesota since October 21, 2006...The Wild halted a five-game skid against the Sharks...Backstrom earned his first career win against San Jose in five starts...Minnesota improved to 4-3-1 at home this season...The Wild were 1- for-8 on the power play...The Sharks had five power-play chances. Julio Jones Jersey Womens .C. -- The team representing Europe and Asia at this weeks World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling has adopted a no-booze rule. Wholesale Jerseys .J. -- It took till the last game of the entire first round, and even at that, it took double overtime. Daryl Washington Womens Jersey . Hamilton led all OHL defencemen in scoring with 72 points in just 50 games and tied for third in the league with a plus-minus rating of plus-37. Sean Weatherspoon Womens Jersey . Hills family says he had been ill for several weeks, but the nature of his illness was not specified. White played 30 matches, including 23 consecutive tests for New Zealand between 1946 and 1957. Deion Branch Womens Jersey . Dupont, 23, skated in 80 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2009-10, registering 17 goals and 22 assists for 39 points, along with 124 penalty minutes. He tied for second on the team in shorthanded goals (two), ranked fifth in goals and points, sixth in plus/minus rating (plus-four) and tied for seventh in assists.KANSAS CITY, Kan. - C.J. Sapong broke a seven-match goal drought, and Kei Kamara scored his team-leading fifth goal and added an assist to help Sporting Kansas City beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Sunday. Sporting (8-3-1) broke a four-match winless streak. Simon Dawkins scored in the 72nd minute for San Jose (8-3-3), cutting it to 2-1. Kamara set up Sapongs fifth-minute goal with a long cross from the right flank, with Sapong finishing with his left foot froom 7 yards for his fourth goal of the season. Rob Ninkovich Womens Jersey. . In the 39th, left back Michael Harrington took a cross-field pass from right back Chance Myers, then fed the ball in to Kamara for a bouncing header past goalkeeper Jon Busch. Harrington was a 23rd-minute substitute for Seth Sinovic, who fell over the end boards and sustained a cut on his left hand that required 20 stitches. Sinovic was already playing with his broken right hand in a cast. ' ' '
 
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