Wild hold on to nip Canadiens

St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Darcy Kuemper stopped 18 shots and Jason
Pominville scored an unconventional game winner in the second period as
Minnesota clipped Montreal, 2-1, at Xcel Energy Center.

Jason Zucker provided a first-period tally for the Wild, who have won three of
their last five.

Alex Galchenyuk scored a late marker for the Canadiens, who have dropped four
of their last five. Carey Price stopped 33 pucks in defeat.