The Central Division has been the NHL’s tightest this season, with not a lot separation from prime to backside.
Minnesota’s win over division-main Winnipeg on Saturday night time solely jammed it up some extra.
Matt Dumba had two objectives, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund additionally scored and the Wild beat the Jets four-1.
Dumba obtained his objectives within the third interval, serving to Minnesota win its second straight behind 32 saves from Devan Dubnyk.
Minnesota obtained its first win towards Winnipeg in 4 tries this season. The Wild are 5-zero-1 of their final six house video games.
Minnesota will get a fast turnaround for a recreation Sunday towards the Vancouver Canucks.
“I feel we’re nonetheless hungry. This can be a massive one,” Dumba stated. “We will deal with it like an enormous recreation tomorrow going into our break.”
The loss is the second in two nights for the Jets after a 2-1 defeat to Chicago. Mathieu Perreault had Winnipeg’s aim Saturday, and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 37 photographs.