Minnesota Falls 5-2 to Rangers - Recap
The Rangers earned a 5-2 victory over the Wild on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as +127 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
New York got goals from Ruslan Fedotenko, Alexander Frolov, Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, and Michael Del Zotto in the victory. Anisimov opened the scoring at 8:50 of the second period.
Martin Biron turned in a 26-save effort for the Rangers.
Matt Cullen and Martin Havlat scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Martin Biron.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 25 of 30 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-5, while the Wild were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 30-28.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.