The Minnesota Wild (32-11-5) beat the St. Louis Blues (24-20-5) 5-1 last night in St. Paul, making their 69 points the highest total in the NHL's Western Conference. Only the Washington Capitals have more points (72) going into this weekends All-Star break.

Minnesota's win, along with a loss another by Chicago, has extended the Wild's first place lead in the Central Division to four points over the Blackhawks, who have played three more games than Minnesota.

Next the Wild face the Oilers Tuesday (2/1) night in Edmonton. Let's go Wild!

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