Alex Galchenyuk scored the tying purpose and the shootout winner because the Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-Three on Wednesday.
Kevin Fiala and Luke Kunin additionally scored in regulation for Minnesota and Mats Zuccarello had two assists. Devan Dubnyk stopped 31 pictures.
J.T. Miller scored twice within the third interval and Jay Beagle had the opposite Vancouver purpose, whereas Quinn Hughes recorded two assists. Jacob Markstrom made 25 saves.
The only level moved the Canucks (32-22-6) right into a tie with the Calgary Flames for second place within the Pacific Division.
The Wild (28-24-7) moved to 1-1-Zero since Dean Evason took over the pinnacle teaching duties from Bruce Boudreau final Friday. Minnesota is 5 factors out of the second wild-card spot within the Western Convention.
The Wild opened the scoring simply 63 seconds into the sport, when Fiala collected his 15th purpose of the yr on Minnesota’s solely shot within the first 11 minutes of the sport.
Dubnyk was busy on the different finish of the ice in his first begin in 4 video games. He squeezed a Miller shot from a breakaway between his pads and denied Antoine Roussel on a close-in try from the slot because the Canucks outshot the Wild 10-5 within the first interval.
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