The Minnesota Wild (39-13-6) beat the Nashville Predators (27-22-8) 5-2 last night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Wild's 39 wins is one more than they had the entire last season (38-33-11).

Minnesota's 84 points remains the best in the Western Conference, and just one behind the NHL best Washington Capitals (85) who have played one more game than the Wild.

Next the Wild host the Chicago Blackhawks, Tuesday night (2/21) at the Xcel Energy center in St. Paul. Let's go Wild!

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