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With two wins over the weekend, the Wild look to overcome multiple injuries on defense as the week begins.

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Minnesota Wild Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Wild walk away from the weekend with two wins, one over the Tampa Bay Lightning and the other over the Detroit Red Wings.

Matt Dumba got injured against the Lightning and is listed as day-to-day.

Meanwhile, Spurgeon walked away from the Red Wings game lucky to still have both eyes.

Wild News

Wild offense busts loose in 6-3 win over Red Wings | TwinCities.com

Dane Mizutani’s recap of the Red Wings game.

Postgame: Wild makes Nyquist, Red Wings pay with three power-play goals | StarTribune.com

Michael Russo’s post-game blog following the Red Wings game with some extra info on Nyquist.

Wild’s Jonas Brodin returns to practice, still not 100 percent | TwinCities.com

Having already missed 12 games, Brodin looks to return within the next week.

NHL Insider: Trading might not benefit Wild | StarTribune.com

Many people think the Wild could trade for a depth piece come the trade deadline, but maybe that isn’t in the Wild’s best interest.

Wild Prospect Sokolov Dangles, Unleashes Lethal Backhand | SportsNet.com

A nice goal and celly for Dmitri Sokolov. Video Starts immediately.

Off the Trail

Gustav Nyquist hits Jared Spurgeon in face with stick (Video)| Yahoo.com

The biggest story of the Red Wings game. Jared Spurgeon is lucky to have walked away mostly uninjured, but Nyquist should be facing a multi-game suspension.

Eden Prairie's Casey Mittelstadt a once-in-a-decade player | StarTribune.com

Eden Prairie’s Casey Mittelstadt continues to rock his high school league heading into the 2017 NHL Draft.

Does Lundqvist Belong in the Conversation with Brodeur, Roy, and HaseK? | TheHockeyNews.com

One of the best goalies of the past decade, Lundqvist reached the 400 win mark against the Colorado Avalanche.

LA Kings place Devin Setoguchi on waivers | Yahoo.com

With only 12 points in 45 games, Ex-Wild player Devin Setoguchi found himself on waivers over the weekend.