The Minnesota Wild welcomed the St. Louis Blues to the Xcel Energy Center for their fourth and final meeting of the season on Saturday night. The Wild would come out on top 5-3 after scoring four unanswered goals in the game. Minnesota won the season series taking three of the four games.
The Wild got production from the entire lineup with Ryan Hartman, Sam Steel, Freddy Gaudreau, Jared Spurgeon, and Jonas Brodin all scoring goals in the victory. Filip Gustavsson was solid between the pipes, saving 37 of the 40 shots he faced.
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Sammy Blais, Jake Neighbours, and Pavel Buchnevich scored goals for the Blues.
Minnesota will visit the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night with puck drop slated for 8 p.m. and game coverage available on ESPN.
The Wild have clinched a playoff spot and are still vying for the Central Division title. The division is a three team race between Minnesota, Colorado, and Dallas.
1. Colorado Avalanche 48-24-6: 102 points - at Anaheim, vs Edmonton, vs Winnipeg, at Nashville
2. Dallas Stars 44-21-14: 102 points - at Detroit, at St. Louis, vs St. Louis
3. Minnesota Wild: 45-24-10: 100 points - at Chicago, vs Winnipeg, at Nashville