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Wild Down Anaheim 7-3 - Match Report

Mats Zuccarello was the difference, potting a pair for Minnesota on Friday as the Wild skated off with a 7-3 victory over the Ducks at Xcel Energy Center.

Bettors who backed the Wild were rewarded as -176 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.

Minnesota got goals from Mats Zuccarello(2), Matt Boldy, Victor Rask, Kevin Fiala, Matt Dumba, and Ryan Hartman in the victory. Fiala opened the scoring at 7:25 of the first period.

Kaapo Kahkonen turned in a 39-save effort for the Wild.

Anaheim got goals from Max Comtois, Derek Grant, and Trevor Zegras in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Anthony Stolarz stopped 23 of 29 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

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

Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 42-42.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.