Wild Down Dallas 7-4 - Match Report
Zach Parise scored a pair of goals against the Stars as Minnesota handed Dallas a 7-4 defeat on Monday at American Airlines Center.
Minnesota won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Zach Parise (2), Matt Cullen, Dany Heatley, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Mikko Koivu, and Kyle Brodziak each scored for the Wild in the victory. Parise opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 7:35 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Devin Setoguchi and Matt Cullen.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 22-save effort for the Wild.
Dallas got goals from Jaromir Jagr, Trevor Daley, Alex Goligoski, and Philip Larsen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 35 of 41 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-2, while the Stars were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot Dallas 42-26 in the game.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Minnesota.