Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2
DETROIT (AP) - Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Eric Staal added a goal in the second for the Wild, who are 3-6-3 in their last 12 games but occupy the final playoff spot in the Western Conference after sweeping back-to-back road games against the Rangers and Red Wings. Tyler Bertuzzi and Anthony Mantha scored for Detroit. The Wild took a 1-0 lead when Kunin scored on a rebound after Detroit goalie Jonathan Bernier stopped Joel Eriksson Ek's stuff attempt. Greenway then beat Bernier from the slot to make it a two-goal game.
Wild-Red Wings Sums
Minnesota 2 1 0-3Detroit 0 1 1-2First Period_1, Minnesota, Kunin 5 (Donato, Eriksson Ek), 16:56. 2, Minnesota, Greenway 11 (Zucker), 18:53. Penalties_Kronwall, DET, (hooking), 2:59; Mantha, DET, (hooking), 9:55. Second Period_3, Detroit, Bertuzzi 15 (Hronek, Larkin), 1:35. 4, Minnesota, Staal 18 (Parise, Kunin), 10:09 (pp). Penalties_Foligno, MIN, (roughing), 5:32; Ericsson, DET, (holding), 8:27. Third Period_5, Detroit, Mantha 15 (Larkin, Hronek), 3:06 (pp). Penalties_Zucker, MIN, (hooking), 1:56. Shots on Goal_Minnesota 16-9-10_35. Detroit 9-8-11_28. Power-play opportunities_Minnesota 1 of 3; Detroit 1 of 2. Goalies_Minnesota, Dubnyk 23-21-5 (28 shots-26 saves). Detroit, Bernier 6-14-4 (35-32). A_19,515 (20,000). T_2:29.
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