Wild continue home mastery of Oilers
By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom ended a six-start winless streak, beating his favorite opponent in the Wild's 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Defenseman Tom Gilbert and Linus Omark each had power-play goals -- a rarity for Edmonton's struggling special teams unit -- but the last-place Oilers fell to 0-8-3 in their last 11 games.
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