Wild Continue Late Season Fade
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Oscar Lindberg had a goal and an assist, Antti Raanta made 25 saves and the New York Rangers held on to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night.
Brady Skjei and Jimmy Vesey also scored for the Rangers, who are 7-1 in their last eight road games and have a league-high 26 victories away from home this season.
Eric Staal and Matt Dumba scored for the Wild, who lost for the seventh time in their last nine games. Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves.
The Wild are now five points behind Chicago with a dozen games to go in the regular season, including Sunday’s game in Winnipeg.