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Wild's Slump Continues With Loss in Carolina

Hurricanes' Victor Rask (49), of Sweden, and Hurricanes' Brock McGinn (23) watch Rask's game-winning shot on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk. Photo: (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Hurricanes' Victor Rask (49), of Sweden, and Hurricanes' Brock McGinn (23) watch Rask's game-winning shot on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk.

March 17, 2017 10:35 AM

Victor Rask scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:24 to play and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 Thursday night.

Teuvo Teravainen added an empty-net goal with 1:24 remaining. Derek Ryan also scored for the Hurricanes and Eddie Lack stopped 21 shots. Carolina has points in five straight games (3-0-2).

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Mikael Granlund scored for Minnesota and Devan Dubnyk finished with 31 saves. The Wild had won six straight overall against the Hurricanes, who improved to 6-1-2 against Minnesota at home.

The Wild finished a 1-4 road trip to give them five losses in their last six.

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