Minnesota vs Phoenix Wrap - Minnesota Wins 3-1
Zach Parise scored twice to lead the Wild over Phoenix 3-1 on Saturday at Jobing.com Arena.
Minnesota was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Minnesota got goals from Zach Parise (2) and Jared Spurgeon in the victory. Parise opened the scoring at 8:03 of the third period.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 23 of 24 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Mikkel Boedker scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Thomas Greiss stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-1, while the Coyotes were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 30-24.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Winnipeg.