Wild win a record eighth straight road game
Defenseman Matt Dumba scored 22 seconds into overtime as the Minnesota Wild edged the Nashville Predators 3-2 Tuesday night.
Dumba’s winner set a franchise record for fastest overtime goal on the road.
Dumba sets franchise record for fastest OT goal on the road, netting the winner 22 seconds in (previously set by Gaborik, 0:25, 10/18/06).— Minnesota Wild PR (@mnwildPR) March 18, 2015
With the win, the Wild have won a record eight straight on the road and are 12-1-2 away from home with Devan Dubnyk in goal.
Charlie Coyle scored a pair in regulation while Roman Josi had both Preds goals.
Dubnyk made 25 saves to improve to 21-5-1 with a 1.67 G.A.A. and a .939 save percentage to go along with five shutouts in 28 straight starts.
The Wild have a three point lead on the Winnipeg Jets for the first wild card spot in the Western Conference and trail the Chicago Blackhawks by five points for third in the Central Division.