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Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise (11) scores in the second period against San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) and defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) at Xcel Energy Center. Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports

Wild get just enough offense to beat Sharks

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Minnesota 3  San Jose 1

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- On a night that was all about defense, the Minnesota Wild had just enough offense to hold off the San Jose Sharks.


Left winger Zach Parise had a pair of goals and center Mikko Koivu had another to supply the necessary offense, and goaltender Josh Harding had 37 saves as the Wild beat the Sharks 3-1 on Sunday.

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