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Setoguchi's 2 goals, Backstrom's 36 saves lift Wild to 4th straight win, 4-2 over Red Wings

Wednesday, 03.20.2013 / 10:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Setoguchi's 2 goals, Backstrom's 36 saves lift Wild to 4th straight win, 4-2 over Red Wings

DETROIT - Devin Setoguchi had two goals, Niklas Backstrom made 36 saves and the streaking Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Wednesday night.

Kyle Brodziak, Mikko Koivu also scored for Minnesota, which won its fourth straight. Pierre-Marc Bouchard had two assists.

Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored for Detroit.

Minnesota led 1-0 after the first period despite being outshot 17-5.

Setoguchi opened the scoring 2:04 into the game when he swept in a shot from the bottom of the right circle for his 10th goal. Setoguchi's second goal of the game came on the power play with 2:45 left in the second period, putting in a rebound to give Minnesota a 4-1 lead.

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I was going nuts and I saw [Subban], he was going crazy, and the ref had no idea where to go. [Subban] was skating to me, and I was skating to him and the ref was right in between us and I don't know, I kind of hit him pretty hard, I thought, but those were some emotions and I'm pretty sure he understands that.

— Montreal forward Alex Galchenyuk on the celebration following his OT goal against Ottawa in Game 2