Wild Solidifies Its Hold on the West
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jason Pominville and Nino Niederreiter each scored twice and the Minnesota Wild hung on for a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Pominville also had two assists, and Charlie Coyle added three assists. Niederreiter's second goal was an empty-netter.
Devan Dubnyk made 38 saves for the Western Conference-leading Wild, and Minnesota finished its road trip 3-1-0.
Joel Armia had a goal and assist and Bryan Little scored his 15th goal of the season for Winnipeg.
Minnesota returns home tonight for a game against Chicago at the Excel Energy Center.