The 4-1 win gives the Wild four victories in five games to start the season.
Donato has gone to the Sharks in exchange for a 2021 3rd Round draft pick.
Dubnyk had a 0.890 save percentage, the 62nd best in the NHL out of 66 qualified netminders.
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No guarantees for Devan Dubnyk or Alex Stalock.
The Wild will open their best-of-five series on Sunday night.
Minneapolis/St. Paul is also being considered as one of two hub cities to host playoff games.
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Eight different players scored goals and Devan Dubnyk returned in net.
Minnesota will be without its mainstay in net.
The last-place Wild now own two wins over the second-place Coyotes.
Although it was a rough start, the Wild rebounded to pick up a much needed victory.
"This is our ice. Come do whatever you want on it."
Nashville scored four times in the final period.
Jason Zucker scored three times for his second career hat trick.
Devan Dubnyk called the shootout winner a "mockery."
Dubnyk has allowed 10 goals in his last two games.
It all had all the ingredients the Wild need to keep winning.
Josh Archibald scored his first two goals of the season in the third period.
Dubnyk allowed 3 goals in the third period.
Mikko Koivu didn't play after learning that his wife went into labor.