Wild holds off Kings 3-2 to sweep season-opening road trip

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Victor Rask's reunion with Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello was part of a three-goal second period for the Wild that led to a 3-2 win against the Kings.
LOS ANGELES – Two games in, the Wild's revamped forward lines look like they're jelling.

But former linemates from last season also combined to contribute.

Victor Rask's reunion with Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello was part of a three-goal second period for the Wild that led to a 3-2 win over the Kings on Saturday at Staples Center, sealing a sweep on the team's season-opening road trip.

Rask's goal came after Frederick Gaudreau evened the score at 1 and before Ryan Hartman delivered the eventual game-winner. Goalie Cam Talbot, who also played Friday in the Wild's 2-1 win at Anaheim, picked up 29 saves.

After a messy finish to the first period that included a clutch stop by Talbot off a Gaudreau giveaway, the Wild fell…
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