Big Win For Wild, Beat Ducks 4-2
The NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks had home ice advantage last night, but it didn’t matter. The Minnesota Wild beat the Ducks 4-2 in regulation. Zach Parise had a goal and two assists, Mikael Granlund scored the go-ahead goal on a power play early in the second period and Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves for the Wild in a 4-2 victory Tuesday night. It was only the second home loss in regulation for the Ducks, who are 21-2-3 at Honda Center.
Back indoors following their 3-0 victory over the Kings on Saturday at Dodger Stadium, coach Bruce Boudreau and the Ducks lost for just the fourth time in their last 25 games after coming in 39-10-5.
The Wild, who are 9-3-1 in their last 13 games after ending December with six straight losses. Minnesota will be at Colorado tomorrow night.