Stamkos gave the Lightning a 2-1 lead when he skated in from the right wing boards and lifted an in-close shot over goalie Josh Harding during a 4 on 4. Sami Salo added an empty-net goal in the final minute.
Mikko Koivu scored for Minnesota, which was coming off a 4-1 loss at Toronto Tuesday night in which the Wild outshot the Maple Leafs 37-14.
Koivu tied it at 1 from the low left circle at 11:05 of the third.
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