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Wild-Nashville game recap

  • February 6, 2014 - 11:51 PM

GAME RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Nino Niederreiter, Wild: Three days before heading to Sochi to play for Switzerland in the Olympics, he scored an overtime winner and had an assist.

2. Craig Smith, Predators: Former Wisconsin Badger scored two goals and was a post away from a hat trick.

3. Carter Hutton, Predators: In a game in which Nashville was outshot 36-18, he made 33 saves.

BY THE Numbers

11-4-2 The Wild’s record in past 17 games heading into the Olympic break.

10 Zach Parise power-play goals, out of his 19 overall.

174:36 The Wild’s shutout streak over Nashville before Smith’s first goal.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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