Pominville leads Wild past Canes

Updated: November 9, 2013

Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Jason Pominville netted his 200th career
goal and scored in the shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 edge over the
Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena.

Neither team could break a 2-2 tie in overtime. All three Minnesota shooters
scored in the shootout. Zach Parise led off going in with a leg kick, moving
from backhand to forehand to easily beat Jason Peters.

After Riley Nash rang a shot off the post for Carolina, Mikko Koivu quickly
lifted a backhand shot into the net. Chris Terry kept Carolina in it with a
backhander over Josh Harding. Pominville faked Peters and slipped the puck
through the fivehole to give Minnesota the shootout win.

Justin Fontaine lit the lamp for Minnesota’s other goal during regulation.
Harding stopped 27-of-29 shots to give the Wild their fourth win in their last
five contests.

Ryan Murphy and Jiri Tlusty scored for Carolina. Peters allowed two goals on
30 shots as Carolina had their win streak halted at two games.