DALLAS (AP) – Joel Eriksson Ek scored his second goal of the game with 26 seconds to play and the Minnesota Wild rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
Eriksson Ek skated from behind the net to the right goalpost and put a wraparound behind Dallas goalie Ben Bishop for the winning goal.
Ryan Donato also scored for the Wild, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 31 shots.
Joe Pavelski and Denis Gurianov scored for the Stars, who led 2-0 early in the second period. Bishop finished with 27 saves.
Eriksson Ek and Donato scored less than four minutes apart to tie the score with less than eight minutes remaining in the middle period.
Minnesota moved up to just two points behind Calgary for the second wild card in the Western Conference.