Joel Eriksson Ek and Ryan Suter scored just over two minutes apart in the second period as the Wild held on to beat the Lightning 3-2 in St. Paul. Zach Parise [[ puh-REE-zee ]] opened the scoring for the Wild, who put an end to a four-game losing streak. Alex Stalock stopped 18 of the 20 shots he faced in the victory. Nikita Kucherov scored both goals for Tampa Bay, which has lost two-of-three on the heels of a 10-game winning streak. Curtis McElhinney had 20 saves in defeat.
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