WILD 3, KINGS 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zach Parise had a goal and an assist to reach 700 points in his NHL career as Minnesota defeated Los Angeles.
Nico Niederreiter scored on the power play and Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves for the Wild, who have won eight of 10. Mikael Granlund added an empty-net goal.
Jake Muzzin had a goal and Jack Campbell stopped 21 shots, but the Kings were unable to put together their first three-game winning streak of the season.
Parise put the Wild ahead 2-1 at 14:42 of the second period, getting his 700th point in 887 career games. Parise's 339 goals are the most among active American-born players.
Niederreiter had gone 22 regular-season games between goals dating back to March before scoring off a pass from Parise.