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2/18/16 Wild vs. Oilers

game recap

Wild, Torchetti top Oilers

Minnesota wins third in row under new coach

by Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Correspondent

Vanek scores in front of traffic

MIN@EDM: Vanek rifles one through the Oilers' defense

2/18/16: Thomas Vanek gets the pass from Mikko Koivu, then directs the puck over Cam Talbot's shoulder for a top-shelf goal

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EDMONTON -- The Minnesota Wild remained undefeated under new coach John Torchetti with a 5-2 victory against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on Thursday.  
 
Jason Pominville, Matt Dumba, Thomas Vanek, Mikael Granlund and Charlie Coyle scored for Minnesota (26-22-10), which swept its Western Canada road trip. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves. 

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Wild look to stay perfect under Torchetti

Have won two straight, visit Oilers

by Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Correspondent

WILD (25-22-10) at Oilers (22-30-6) 

TV: 9 p.m. ET; FS-N, FS-WI 

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers are expecting a rejuvenated Minnesota Wild team at Rexall Place on Thursday under new interim coach John Torchetti. 

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