The Wild took an early 1-0 lead on a Nino Niederreiter goal less than five minutes into the first period, but found themselves trailing 4-1 after two periods. Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk was pulled after allowing four goals on 24 shots over two periods.
The Minnesota Wild topped the New York Islanders 6-4 last night. Eric Staal scored a goal and added an assist, and Luke Kunin and Zack Mitchell each scored their first NHL goals. Minnesota also got goals from Marcus Foligno, Jason Zucker and Jonas Brodin.
The Wild lost 1-0 at home against Vancouver last night. Jake Virtanen scored the lone goal midway through the 3rd period. Devan Dubnyk had 24 saves and Minnesota out shot the Canucks 29-25. The Wild were 0-4 on the power play.