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Spurgeon scores 2, Stalock gets shutout as Wild top Canucks

Spurgeon scores 2, Stalock gets shutout as Wild top Canucks

Associated Press
Created: August 03, 2020 02:22 PM

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Jared Spurgeon scored twice and Alex Stalock stopped 28 shots to get his his first career postseason win, leading the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their qualifying series.

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Kevin Fiala also scored - one of Minnesota’s two power-play goals.

Eric Staal had two assists and Spurgeon sealed the win with an empty-netter in the final minute.

Jacob Markstrom, making his first career postseason start, also finished with 28 saves for Vancouver.

Game 2 of the best-of-five series is Tuesday at 9:30 p.m Central.

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