Wild take game three 6-2

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St.Paul, Minnesota (NHN)-The Minnesota Wild got back in their first round series Sunday night as they handed the Winnipeg Jets a 6-2 loss.

Michael Granlund and Zach Parise scored first period power play markers before the Wild took control of the contest, scoring four times in the middle frame.

Matt Dumba, Eric Staal, Jordan Greenway and Michael Foligno rounded out the scoring.

Devan Dubnyk picked up the win for Minnesota, stopping 29 shots.

Connor Hellebuyck and Steve Mason combined to stop 23 shots for Winnipeg.

There was no scoring in the third period.

Blake Wheeler and Tyler Myers scored for the Jets, who still lead the series 2-1.

Game four goes Tuesday night in St. Paul.

Philip Paul-Martin

A well rounded journalist with experience in both print and broadcast mediums, Philip has written news stories with impact, broken national news while at the CBC, anchored radio news and hosted talk show radio. His coverage includes feature writing, game stories and more in-depth pieces during the off-season as well as writing about the National Hockey League and the Winnipeg Jets. He calls Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada home.