Edmonton Oilers defeat Minnesota Wild, 2-1
TORONTO - Minnesota Wild forward Derek Boogaard has been suspended for delivering a knee hit on Edmonton forward Ryan Jones.
The NHL announced the discipline on Saturday.
Boogaard was assessed a minor penalty for kneeing on the play 7:29 into the first period of the Oilers' 2-1 shootout win Friday night.
Boogaard, who was suspended for five games on Feb. 28, 2009, is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement and will forfe...
EDMONTON, ALBERTA - From the moment he addressed the team after beating Calgary two nights earlier, Todd Richards warned the Wild to avoid a letdown Friday night against the Oilers.
It was only natural, he said, to get up for a team ahead in the standings only to mentally unravel against the worst team in the NHL.
Give Richards a hand. The coach knows his team well.
During a shoddy display right from the opening faceoff against a team that had lost 27 of the previ...