The Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 Thursday night to win their 3rd straight game.  Vancouver led 1-0 after 1 period but Minnesota scored 3 goals in the 2nd period and 2 more in the 3rd.  Matt Cullen had 2 goals and 1 assist and Pierre-Marc Bouchard added a goal and 2 assists for Minnesota.  Guilluame Latendresse and Marco Scandella each scored added a goal for the Wild.  Josh Harding had 24 saves for the Wild.  Minnesota outshot Vancouver 45-25.

The Wild are 6-3-3 and will host St. Louis at 7:00, pregame on WJON at 6:35.