Kevin Fiala's two goals lead Wild over Ducks

Fiala has six goals in the past seven games.
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The Minnesota Wild picked up a sweep in Anaheim on Saturday night as Kevin Fiala's two goals helped lead Minnesota over the Ducks by a score of 4-1.

The Wild led off the game with a strong first period thanks to Mats Zuccarello. The veteran wing buried a feed from Kirill Kaprizov to give Minnesota a 1-0 lead.

After Zuccarello's first goal of the season, Fiala doubled the lead by speeding past Ben Hutton for his fifth goal of the season.

Heading into the second period with a 2-0 lead, the Wild got a rare power play goal when Fiala scored again off assists from Matt Dumba and Jordan Greenway.

The goal was Fiala's sixth of the season, all coming in the past seven games to give Minnesota a 3-0 lead. Although David Backes put Anaheim on the board late in the second period, Minnesota had the answer with Victor Rask scoring his fourth goal of the season off Kaprizov's second assist of the night.

Joel Eriksson Ek capped off Minnesota's night with his sixth goal of the season and the Wild went home with the 5-1 victory and the two-game sweep over the Ducks.

The win improved the Wild to 8-6 on the season as the Wild will play the San Jose Sharks on Monday night.

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