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Late arrivals can't slow the Wild's home roll.
The defenseman has settled into a regular role on the third pairing rather than being in and out of the lineup, as he was during his previous stints.
The Wild's Zach Parise takes pride in offense, and finally delivered Saturday after a lengthy layoff.
The Wild jumped out to a 3-0 lead, including the first goal of the season for Zach Parise.
The Wild reconvened Friday following its mandatory five-day break out of a playoff spot and six points shy of St. Louis in a makeover of the Western Conference pecking order.
Brock Boesser returned Sunday for his third appearance at Xcel Energy Center as a Calder Trophy front-runner bound for the All-Star Game.
"It's pretty disappointing having the lead with three minutes left in the game and not coming away with the win," winger Zach Parise said before looking at the bigger picture for the Wild.
The Wild earned two points in the standings over a Jets team that had swept the previous three meetings this season.
While it will take more than strong goaltending to send the team to the postseason, the Wild's chances of succeeding take a major hit when Devan Dubnyk isn't on his game.
Not only is Eric Staal returning the NHL All-Star Game as a veteran enjoying a renaissance in his 30s, but he's also able to share the experience with his three sons.