Wild top Hurricanes 3-2 in shootout

9:28 PM, Nov 9, 2013   |    comments
Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville (29) scores a shootout goal past the Carolina Hurricanes goalie Justin Peters (35) at PNC Center. The Minnesota Wild defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in a shootout. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports
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RALEIGH, N.C. - Jason Pominville scored a goal in regulation and the game-winner in the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild over the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night.

Justin Fontaine got the tying goal midway through the second period and Josh Harding made 27 saves for Minnesota, which won for the seventh time in nine games.

Jiri Tlusty and Ryan Murphy scored for the Hurricanes, who had won two straight. Justin Peters stopped 28 shots.

Carolina was 0 for 3 on the power play, while Minnesota finished 0 of 4.

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