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ST. Cheap Marlins Jerseys . PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom has undergone sports hernia surgery. The team announced that Backstroms operation went as planned on Thursday morning in Philadelphia. The procedure was done by Dr. William Meyers. The 35-year-old Backstrom aggravated the injury while warming up before Minnesotas first game of the Western Conference quarterfinal series at Chicago on April 30. Josh Harding was sent in to replace him, and Backstrom was unable to play the rest of the series. The Wild have said Backstrom is expected to be fully recovered for the start of next season. Whether hes still in the net for them is another matter. Backstrom will become an unrestricted free agent in July. He has played all seven of his NHL seasons with the Wild. Cheap Miami Marlins Jerseys . Ryan Garbutt had a goal and two assists as Dallas snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Cheap Marlins Jerseys Authentic . Perhaps Carroll was so prepared for a break because he believes there is very little the Seattle Seahawks need heading into the off-season. "I dont see anything that we need to add. We just have to get better," Carroll said. . - After leading the Saints to a fourth playoff appearance in five seasons, Drew Brees expressed confidence in the direction of his team and, perhaps more importantly, showed a willingness to listen to contract proposals if the team needs his help getting under the NFLs salary cap. EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Washington Capitals have been giving up an average of two goals a game. The Edmonton Oilers have been scoring an average of nearly four a game.So, something has to give when these two teams play Wednesday night at Rogers Place. The date in Edmonton marks the beginning of a four-game Western Canadian road swing for the Caps (3-1-1).The Oilers go into the game on a three-game winning streak, including Sundays 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets outdoors at the Heritage Classic.The Caps spoke Tuesday about limiting the Oilers chances, controlling what the Oilers can do. The Oilers are a team that hasnt made the playoffs in a decade, yet one of the elite teams in the Eastern Conference is talking about damage control. It shows just how things feel very different in Edmonton right now.Caps coach Barry Trotz said it all begins with limiting Connor McDavid, who leads the Oilers with nine points in six games.Just like any elite player, with Connor, (theres) elite speed and skill. If you give time and space, even if you dont give him the time and space, hes still going to make some plays, said Trotz Were just going to have to try and control him, keep him in front as much as we can.But Trotz said its the depth of the Oilers that gets you. Of any of the skaters who have played this season, only two have yet to get a point.We made the comment as a staff that theyve got skill on the three lines, actually, the four lines, said Trotz. But they have one player whos a heavy sort of physical type player on each line.Theyre playing really good, theyre the top team in the league right now.Wait, were talking about the Oilers, right?Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen said his team needs to focus on shutting down the Oilers top linne of McDavid, Milan Lucic and Jordan Eberle. Wholesale Marlins Jerseys. They have 19 points in the first six games of the season.Their team is off to a good start and I am sure they have a lot to do with it, said Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen. They have two really skilled guys and then Lucic is that up-and-down winger, straight lines. I think he probably creates some space for them by driving the net and being around the net.On Monday, Oilers goalie Cam Talbot was named the NHLs first star of the week. Hes already the second Oiler this season to get the honor -- McDavid got the nod after the first week of the season. Hell be staring down a Washington team that has just 13 goals scored this season, but an offence led by sniper Alex Ovechkin can explode at any time.Talbot said he expects Ovechkin to shoot, shoot, shoot. Every time the puck gets on his stick he seems to be putting it to the net. Ive got to be ready every time hes on the ice, but hes not the only weapon they have.Oilers coach Todd McLellan said its important not to get carried away by the Oilers early successes.Its still so early in the year, and were still a development-type team, a team that is growing. A growth team, thats what I called us before. Our club has a lot of work to do and were not, by any means, getting ahead of ourselves. Its nice to feel a bit of positive energy at the beginning of the year, where we havent had that in the past. Weve worked hard to earn that. But, theres way too much hockey in front of us.Look for the Caps to try some new line combinations Wednesday, including T.J. Oshie with Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '