ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Matt Beleskey scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to give the Anaheim Ducks a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Ryan Kesler had two goals, and Jakob Silfverberg and Tim Jackman also scored for the Ducks, who rallied after giving up a 3-0 lead and trailing 4-3 early in the third period.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Severe Weather Threat Fizzles, But More Heavy Rainfall Coming Overnight
Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise, Jonas Brodin and Justin Fontaine scored for the Wild.
Fontaine gave Minnesota its first lead of the game at 2:07 of the third with his second goal of the season, but Jackman tied it 90 seconds later.READ MORE: What Is The Key To A Long Life?
Beleskey regained the lead for the Ducks at 8:28 with his 13th of the season.
Anaheim lost forward Corey Perry midway through the first after a hit from Minnesota defenseman Keith Ballard. Perry had to be helped off the ice by a trainer and couldn’t put weight on his left leg.MORE NEWS: Bus Driver Shortage Has Some Twin Cities Families Turning To Rideshare Apps To Get Kids To School
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