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Post Game Notes vs. Dallas (Jan. 9)

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
G Andrew Raycroft made 26 saves for his fourth win in five decisions against Minnesota, and LW Jamie Benn scored twice, leading the Dallas Stars past the Wild 4-0 in front of a sellout crowd of 18,082 at Xcel Energy Center. Dallas has won seven straight road games to tie a franchise record.

G Jose Theodore made 24 saves for Minnesota, which fell to 8-3-1 in its last 12 games. The Wild plays at Nashville on Tuesday before returning home Friday to face division rival Colorado.

G Jose Theodore made 24 saves. This week, Theodore went 3-1-0 with a 1.50 GAA and a .946 SV%.

The Wild penalty kill went 3-for-3 and has been perfect in a season-high six straight games (17-for-17), its longest stretch since a six-game run from 12/15-12/26/09.

The Wild fell to 1-6-3 in the second half of back-to-back situations this season.

Minnesota was shut out at home for the first time since March 31, 2010, a 4-0 loss against Chicago.

Dallas is 19-2-1 when scoring first.
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