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Minnesota Skates Past Philadelphia 4-1 - Recap

Minnesota got a pair of goals from Eric Staal as the Wild skated to a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.

Bettors who backed the Wild were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Minnesota got goals from Eric Staal(2), Carson Soucy, and Zach Parise in the victory. Parise opened the scoring at 6:16 of the first period.

Alex Stalock turned in a 17-save effort for the Wild.

Philadelphia got a goal from James van Riemsdyk in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Carter Hart stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-5, while the Flyers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Minnesota outshot Philadelphia 28-18 in the game.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.