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Minnesota Skates Past Dallas 7-2 - Recap

Minnesota got a 36-save performance from Cam Talbot as the Wild handed Dallas a 7-2 loss on Thursday at Xcel Energy Center.

Minnesota won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Kirill Kaprizov, Alex Goligoski, Victor Rask, Rem Pitlick, Frederick Gaudreau, Ryan Hartman, and Mats Zuccarello each scored for the Wild in the victory. Pitlick opened the scoring for Minnesota.

Cam Talbot turned in a 36-save effort for the Wild.

Dallas got goals from Jacob Peterson, and Jamie Benn in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Dallas got a 19-stop effort from Anton Khudobin in the loss.

Minnesota scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Dallas went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.

Dallas outshot Minnesota 38-26 in the game.

Minnesota heads into a battle against the Panthers. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.