Wild Stay Hot; Win 5th Straight
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise scored in a two-minute span of the third period as the Minnesota Wild won their fifth game in a row, defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 Friday night.
Charlie Coyle also scored for Minnesota, which won its sixth consecutive road game. Jason Pominville had two assists.
Devan Dubnyk made 37 saves for the Wild, continuing the team's strong stretch since the All-Star break.Minnesota is 16-2-1 since the layoff. Minnesota is in 4th place in the Central Division with 79 points, four fewer than 3rd place Chicago.
The Wild host Colorado Sunday at 5 p.m.