ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Zach Parise and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout, lifting the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.
Parise tied the game late in the third period for Minnesota, which has won five of six and is 8-1-2 in its last 11. The Wild have been involved in three straight shootouts -- winning two.
Mason Raymond scored a power-play goal for Toronto, which has scored just three regulation goals in its last four outings. Jonathan Bernier had 33 saves.
In the shootout, Parise beat Bernier low on the left side before Josh Harding stopped Raymond. Mikko Koivu was stopped by Bernier and Phil Kessel lost control of the puck before Pominville beat Bernier through the pads for the win.
Harding had 19 saves in relief of Niklas Backstrom (see full recap).
Lehtonen, Stars shut out Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Kari Lehtonen stopped 22 shots for his 23rd career shutout as the Dallas Stars beat the struggling Edmonton Oilers 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Rich Peverley, Antoine Roussel and Tyler Seguin scored for the Stars, who have won four of their last five games.
The Oilers have lost four straight and are 1-8-1 in their last 1o games. Edmonton was also blanked at home for the third consecutive game, setting a new franchise record, and has totaled just two goals in the last five on home ice.
Peverley got the Stars on the scoreboard with 9:15 left in the second period when he knocked in a rebound of his own shot for his fourth goal of the season (see full recap).