Veilleux, Wild edge Hurricanes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Niklas Backstrom hadn't heard anything like this from the Xcel Energy Center crowd -- not even in the playoffs.
Nursing a one-goal advantage, Backstrom and the Minnesota Wild withstood Carolina's 2-minute 5-on-3 advantage in the third period and ultimately hung on for a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.
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