Wild Return Home, Beat Arizona Thursday
The Minnesota Wild beat Arizona 3-2 Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center. The game in St. Paul was Minnesota's first at home since November 2nd.
Wild forward Kevin Fiala scored at 14:39 of the first period to give Minnesota a 1-0 lead, but Arizona would tie the game with a Conor Garland goal at 5:04 of the second period.
Minnesota earned a power play early in the third period, and Zach Parise capitalized with a goal at 5:04 to give the Wild a 2-1 lead. However, Arizona once again found an answer less than two minutes later when Lawson Crouse found the back of the net.
Jordan Greenway had the final say for Minnesota with his goal at 12:11, assisted by Jonas Brodin and Joel Eriksson Ek.
Minnesota will host Carolina Saturday afternoon at Xcel Energy Center. Puck drop is set for 1 p.m.