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Winnipeg Jets forward Matt Halischuk (15) scores a goal on Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom (32) during the third period at MTS Centre. Wild win 3-2. Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports

Backstrom steps in and Wild win

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By Dan Falloon, The Sports Xchange

Minnesota 3  Winnipeg 2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Niklas Backstrom didn't know he would be between the pipes when the Minnesota Wild visited the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.

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The short notice didn't matter, as the Wild goalie made 37 saves in the surprise start as the Minnesota continued its dominance over the Jets.

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