Minnesota Wild Escape St. Louis with 3-2 Win Sunday
The Minnesota Wild (11-4-2) wrapped up their long road trip Sunday afternoon in St. Louis, beating to the Blues 3-2.
The Wild won five of the seven games on the road trip, and have now been victorious in ten of their last twelve games.
Minnesota trailed 1-0 at the end of the first period, before picking up a pair of back to back goals in the second from Zach Parise (7) and Joel Eriksson Ek (1). St. Louis would get another before the end of the period, and things were tied up 2-2 heading into the third.
Only one goal was scored in the third period and fortunately it came off the stick of Mikael Granlund (10) -- giving Minnesota the 3-2 win.
The Blues out-shot the Wild 31-18, with Devan Dubnyk making 29 saves for Minnesota.
Next: The Wild host the Washington Capitals Tuesday night (11/13) at 7:00 PM CT at the Xcel Energy Center. (TV: FSN, Radio: 1240 WJON)