Minnesota Skates Past Anaheim 5-3 - Recap
|Minnesota Skates Past Anaheim 5-3 - Recap|
The Wild beat Anaheim 5-3 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Josh Harding's 24 saves.
Minnesota was an underdog by +108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Cal Clutterbuck, Nick Johnson, and Casey Wellman in the victory. Heatley opened the scoring at 19:56 of the first period.
Josh Harding stopped 24 of 27 Anaheim shots in the victory.
Saku Koivu, Ryan Getzlaf, and Cam Fowler scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Jonas Hiller stopped 31 of 35 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Anaheim went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 36-27.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.