Justin Fontaine scored the winning goal at the end of the second period shortly after being moved up to the top line. He scored on a rebound off a Clayton Stoner shot. Jason Pominville added an empty-netter.

Josh Harding was excellent again in net stopping 16 shots and recording his first shutout since Jan. 20.

Wild starting defenseman Jonas Brodin exited the game just three minutes in when he took a puck to the face.

MEANING: The Wild snapped their three-game losing streak and improved to 4-3-3. They are 3-0-2 at home.

ETC.: Midway through the first period the Wild paid tribute to Nashville forward and former Wild player Matt Cullen with a video. The crowd responded with a standing ovation.