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Minnesota Skates Past Anaheim 2-1 - Recap

The Wild earned a 2-1 victory over the Ducks on Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center.

Minnesota won as a -163 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got goals from Martin Havlat and Antti Miettinen in the victory. Havlat opened the scoring at 6:34 of the second period.

Niklas Backstrom turned in a 27-save effort for the Wild.

Teemu Selanne scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.

Anaheim got a 25-stop effort from Curtis McElhinney in the loss.

On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-1, while the Ducks were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 28-27.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.