MONTREAL – Mikael Granlund scored twice – including the eventual winner – as the Minnesota Wild topped the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Saturday.
Nino Niederreiter opened the scoring for Minnesota (33-27-10), while Erik Haula put the puck into an empty net for some insurance.
Goaltender Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves for the win.
Mark Barberio replied for Montreal (32-32-6) at the 12:13 mark of the first period.
Mike Condon stopped 18-of-21 shots in net for the Canadiens.
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