Minnesota Wild 3, Detroit Red Wings 2. Final.
Damien Brunner had a first period goal for Detroit. Brunner batted the puck out of mid-air into the goal.
Pavel Datsyuk scored just 20 seconds into the second period to make it 2-0 for Detroit.
Dany Heatley scored on a knuckle puck to make it 2-1.
Jason Zucker scored his first career NHL goal and Torrey Mitchell scored just 32 seconds later.
Minnesota had three goals in just 4:10 of clock time.
Detroit finished the game 0-3 on the power play (including a double-minor power play in the second period), moving them to 0-26 on the season on the road power play.
Minnesota won the 5-on-5 battle in this game with all five goals coming via even strength.
The Red Wings have now lost three in a row for the first time this season and have one point in their last three games.
The Minnesota Wild move into a tentative tie for eighth place in the Western Conference despite being out-shot 31-24.
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