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Jason Pominville scores goal in regulation and shootout winner as Wild beat Hurricanes 3-2

Saturday, 11.09.2013 / 10:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Jason Pominville scores goal in regulation and shootout winner as Wild beat Hurricanes 3-2

RALEIGH, N.C. - Jason Pominville scored a goal in regulation and the game-winner in the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild over the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night.

Justin Fontaine got the tying goal midway through the second period and Josh Harding made 27 saves for Minnesota, which won for the seventh time in nine games.

Jiri Tlusty and Ryan Murphy scored for the Hurricanes, who had won two straight. Justin Peters stopped 28 shots.

Carolina was 0 for 3 on the power play, while Minnesota finished 0 of 4.

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It's a moment that I've thought about for a very long time. It definitely feels great to get it out of the way. I couldn't have dreamed a better situation. I'm so thankful for this.

— Flames forward Sam Bennett after scoring his first career NHL goal in a Game 3 win vs. the Canucks