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Manny Fernandez made 28 saves, and Minnesota's power play clicked again in a win at home. Brian Rolston and Filip Kuba had power-play goals in the first period for the Wild, who entered with the top-ranked unit in the league. Minnesota has converted an impressive 36.4 percent of its opportunities.
The Wild didn't waste any time getting going. A charging penalty to Corey Perry less than five minutes in gave Minnesota its first chance. Marc Chouinard's shot from the point bounced off goaltender J.S. Giguere to Todd White, who slid the puck to Rolston. He scored to give the Wild a 1-0 lead just under six minutes in.
Scoring: 1, Minnesota, Kuba 1 (Chouinard, White), 6:19 (pp). 2, Minnesota, Rolston 3 (White, Chouinard), 9:34 (pp).
Scoring: 3, Minnesota, Bouchard 3 (Burns), 12:11.
Scoring: 4, Minnesota, Wanvig 2 (White), 3:59. 5, Anaheim, St. Jacques 1 (Fedoruk, Salei), 19:46.
SHOTS ON GOAL
Mighty Ducks 7516 -- 28Wild 9910 -- 28 Power-play opportunities: Anaheim 0 of 7; Minnesota 2 of 8. Goalies: Anaheim, Giguere 2-2-1 (19 shots-15 saves), Bryzgalov (4:50 Third, 3 shots-3 saves). Minnesota, Fernandez 1-0-1 (29 shots-28 saves). A: 18,568 (18,064). T: 2:17.