March 12, 2016 11:14 pm
Updated: March 13, 2016 7:51 am

Mikael Granlund scores twice in Minnesota Wild’s 4-1 win over Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens' Andrei Markov moves in on Minnesota Wild's goalie Devan Dubnyk during third period NHL hockey action in Montreal on Saturday, March 12, 2016.


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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