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2/17/16 Wild vs. Flames

game recap

Wild get second win since coaching change

Minnesota has back-to-back victories for first time in 2016

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Correspondent

Suter's PPG extends lead to three

MIN@CGY: Suter scores for Wild on two-man advantage

2/17/16: Ryan Suter scores his eighth goal of the season on the power play, giving the Wild a 3-0 lead in the 2nd period

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CALGARY -- The Minnesota Wild won for the second time in as many games under interim coach John Torchetti by defeating the Calgary Flames 5-3 at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday. 
  
Jason Pominville, Erik Haula and Mikko Koivu each had a goal and an assist, and Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves for Minnesota (25-22-10). Jason Zucker and Charlie Coyle had goals for the Wild, which has won back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 28-31. 

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Torchetti, Wild chase second straight win

Minnesota looks to gain ground in wild-card race vs. Calgary

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Correspondent

WILD (24-22-10) at FLAMES (25-27-3) 

TV: 10 p.m. ET; FS-N, FS-WI, SN1, NHL.TV

CALGARY -- Interim coach John Torchetti and the Minnesota Wild will try to win back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 28-31 when they visit the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

The Wild ended an eight-game losing streak with a 5-2 win against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday in Torchetti's debut. The former coach of the Iowa Wild was promoted after Mike Yeo was relieved of his coaching duties Saturday.

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