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Kyle Brodziak, back right, of the Wild keeps Kyle Wellwood of the Canucks at bay as Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom stops Wellwood's shot during the first period Wednesday in St. Paul. (Associated Press)

Wild stays hot, outskates Vancouver

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ST. PAUL (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have become strong finishers.

Antti Miettinen scored two of Minnesota's three third-period goals, and Niklas Backstrom set a franchise record for career wins in the Wild's 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.

Kyle Brodziak, Mikko Koivu and Owen Nolan also scored to help Minnesota win its fourth straight game. The Wild have scored 19 goals during the streak, nine in the third periods.

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