Staal nets game winner for the Wild after leaving with an injury

It was an eventful night for Eric Staal...
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Wild center Eric Staal had to leave the game against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night because of a high stick that he took right to the face.

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Staal returned before the end of regulation but Edmonton tied it up with 4 minutes left, sending the game to overtime.

After neither team scored in OT, things were settled in a shootout that went to six rounds.

Sure enough, it was Staal who netted the game-winner in the final round to give Minnesota the 3-2 win.

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The Wild have now won three straight and are 5-1-3 in their last 9 games.

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