Recap - Wild Defeat Dallas 5-2
|Recap - Wild Defeat Dallas 5-2|
Minnesota skated to a 5-2 victory over Dallas on Saturday in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center.
The Wild were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley, Kyle Brodziak, Devin Setoguchi, Cal Clutterbuck, and Chad Rau in the victory. Setoguchi opened the scoring at 9:06 of the second period.
Josh Harding turned in a 23-save effort for the Wild.
Eric Nystrom and Philip Larsen scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Dallas got a 15-stop effort from Kari Lehtonen in the loss.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Dallas went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 26-25.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.