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Wild bolts past Lightning, 3-1

The Minnesota Wild snapped a two game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night at Xcel Energy Center. Cal Clutterbuck scored a short-handed goal, and Pierre Marc-Bouchard scored the eventual game-winner. Niklas Backstrom earned the win in goal.
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The Minnesota Wild snapped a two game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night at Xcel Energy Center. Cal Clutterbuck scored a short-handed goal, and Pierre Marc-Bouchard scored the eventual game-winner. Niklas Backstrom earned the win in goal.

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