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The Wild's top goalie, who has been out since the Winter Classic, expects the team to be among the league's best.
Back-to-back scores from Matt Boldy and Mats Zuccarello four seconds apart were just one second shy of tying the Wild record for fastest two goals in team history. Six different Wild players scored and 10 earned at least a point.
The team's leading scorer was selected to play in the league's showcase event in Las Vegas.
A look back at Friday night's game.
Brandon Duhaime and Jordan Greenway have returned from COVID protocols for the Wild, who are playing their first game since beating Washington with a makeshift roster.
Kirill Kaprizov, Brandon Duhaime and Jordan Greenway all will be skating against the Anaheim Ducks.
Kirill Kaprizov is tied for seventh in scoring in the NHL with 40 points in 32 games; Cam Talbot is tied for eights among goalies in wins.
The Ducks have used some young talent to put themselves in playoff position in the NHL.
The four divisions will have a three-on-three tournament Feb. 5 in Las Vegas.
Center Joel Eriksson Ek, who also missed time recently with an injury, will be replaced by Victor Rask in the lineup Friday against Anaheim at the X.