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Backstrom stops 22 shots to lead Wild past Oilers 3-0

Backstrom, who stopped 25 shots in 3-0 win against Edmonton on Tuesday night, got his fifth shutout of the season and improved to 4-0 against the Oilers.

Marian Gaborik, Mark Parrish and Keith Carney scored for Minnesota, which has won five straight against Edmonton.

Jussi Markkanen finished with 26 saves for the Oilers.


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