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Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter skates with the puck during the second period against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Reuters

Wild douse Flames with big 3rd period


ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Wild overcame a sluggish start, using a pair of goals by top-line left winger Zach Parise to rally for a 5-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday.

Trailing 1-0 early and being outshot by a wide margin, the Wild (9-4-3) flipped the script and scored a quintet of unanswered goals. Center Mikko Koivu, rookie right winger Justin Fontaine and center Zenon Konopka added goals as the Wild won for the sixth time in their past seven games.

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