Stars Down Minnesota 4-1 - Match Report
Tom Wandell scored a pair of goals against the Wild as Dallas handed Minnesota a 4-1 defeat on Friday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Stars were rewarded as -152 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Dallas got goals from Tom Wandell (2), Eric Nystrom, and Loui Eriksson in the victory. Wandell opened the scoring at 8:48 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 28-save effort for the Stars.
Devin Setoguchi scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 11 of 14 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Dallas scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot Dallas 29-25 in the game.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face San Jose.