Harding Stops All 19 Shots, Wild Beat Devils 4-0

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Josh Harding stopped 19 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the New Jersey Devils 4-0 Sunday night.

Mikael Granlund, Torrey Mitchell, Dany Heatley and Jason Pominville scored for the Wild, who have won five of six. Nino Niederreiter had three assists.

Cory Schneider, back after missing three games with a sore groin, finished with 16 saves for New Jersey. The Devils were blanked for the second straight night and fourth time in 14 games.

Looking to forget about Saturday’s 1-0 home loss to Philadelphia when it managed just 14 shots, New Jersey dominated early with six shots on goal in the opening 5 minutes. However, the Devils went nearly 8 minutes before their next shot, including two power-play opportunities.

The Devils began the night ranked 25th in scoring at 2.00 goals per game, and rarely tested Harding, who…

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