Wild End ‘Hockey Day Minnesota’ In Style With Overtime Victory
ST. PAUL – Elk River native Nate Prosser scored the game winning overtime goal, as the Wild wrapped up Hockey Day Minnesota with a fitting 3-2 victory.
Erik Haula scored his first NHL goal to lead off the scoring for the Wild. Ryan Suter added another goal in the second for the 2-2 tie in regulation.
The Wild made it to overtime in large part to goalie Darcy Kuemper, who made 33 saves in the game.
Minnesota has now won seven of its past nine games and improves to 27-19-5 this season. They hit the road for a rematch against Dallas on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m.