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What we've learned in NHL: This trade is a Wild win, and balanced scoring fuels Capitals

What we've learned in NHL: This trade is a Wild win, and balanced scoring fuels Capitals

What we learned from the past week in the NHL:

It sometimes takes years to determine which team “won” a trade, but it’s safe to say the Minnesota Wild came out ahead when they acquired goaltender Devan Dubnyk from Arizona for a 2015 third-round draft pick. On Sunday, the second anniversary of the trade, Dubnyk made 33 saves as the Wild rallied past the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-2, taking sole possession of the Central Division lead and extending their road points streak to 10-0-2. He leads the NHL this season in save percentage (.940) and goals-against average (1.78). Minnesota has won four straight and is 8-1-1 in its last 10. In addition, the Wild have beaten the...

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