The Minnesota Wild downed Ottawa 7-2 Friday to improve to 11-11-4 this season.  Seven different players scored for the Wild including Ryan Donato, Jared Spurgeon, Zach Parise, Luke Kunin, Ryan Hartman, Eric Staal, and Jason Zucker.

Alex Stalock had 33 saves for Minnesota.  The Wild are no longer in last place in the Central Division.  The Wild have 1 more point than Chicago.

Minnesota will host Dallas at 2 p.m. Sunday, pregame on AM 1390-Granite City Sports at 1:45.