Minnesota drops Wings at the Joe, Wings seventh in the West
10:38 PM, Mar 20, 2013
10:42 PM, Mar 20, 2013
DETROIT (AP) - Devin Setoguchi had two goals, Niklas Backstrom made 36 saves and the streaking Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Kyle Brodziak, Mikko Koivu also scored for Minnesota, which won its fourth straight. Pierre-Marc Bouchard had two assists.
Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored for Detroit.
Minnesota led 1-0 after the first period despite being outshot 17-5.
Setoguchi opened the scoring 2:04 into the game when he swept in a shot from the bottom of the right circle for his 10th goal. Setoguchi's second goal of the game came on the power play with 2:45 left in the second period, putting in a rebound to give Minnesota a 4-1 lead.