Wild rally in third period, sweep two-game set with Golden Knights


LAS VEGAS — Kirill Kaprizov and Joel Eriksson Ek scored 55 seconds apart in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2-1 win against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.

Cam Talbot made 27 saves for the Wild (23-11-2), who swept a two-game set here and are 5-1-1 in their past seven games.

Tomas Nosek scored for the Golden Knights (24-10-2), who have lost three in a row in the regular season for the first time under coach Peter DeBoer. Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves.

Nosek scored his second goal in four games at 5:33 of the first period to give the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead.

Kaprizov scored on the power play at 6:13 of the third period to tie it 1-1, and Eriksson Ek ended a nine-game goal drought at 7:08 for the 2-1 final.

Talbot made 11 saves in the third. He is 5-0-1 in his past six starts.

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