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Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Schultz (left) battles with the Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Eaves in the first period of Tuesday night's game in St. Paul, Minn. AP photo

Veilleux, Wild edge Hurricanes

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Niklas Backstrom hadn't heard anything like this from the Xcel Energy Center crowd -- not even in the playoffs.

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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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