The Minnesota Wild defeated the Florida Panthers 5-1 Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center. The Wild are now 21-16-5 with the win.

Matt Cullen and Eric Staal each scored a pair of goals in the win for Minnesota, while goalie Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves in net. Zach Parise made his season debut for the Wild, charting 13:35 of ice time while attempting three shots on goal.

The Wild will host Buffalo Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center. The game can be heard on AM 1390.

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