Anaheim, CA – The Minnesota Wild scored three first-period 2.
Cam Fowler scored twice for the Ducks, the second a wrister from the point that got through a screen and found the back of the net with time winding down.
Backstrom, though, stood tall for the remaining 48.5 seconds to seal the win.
Brodziak scored during a goal mouth scrum 6:09 into the opening period, and Cullen added his seventh goal of the season off a nice feed from Cal Clutterbuck with 3:49 remaining in the first
Spurgeon netted the eventual game-winner with 28.8 seconds showing with a slap shot from between the circles.
Fowler snuck one past Backstrom's glove 2:15 into the second period on a wrister from the left circle.
Neither team scored on the power play, as Anaheim went 0-for-3 and Minnesota failed in four chances with the man advantage...The Ducks posted a 3-2 win in Minnesota on October 27.