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Kyle Palmieri scores 2 goals, Teemu gets 3 assists in Anaheim Ducks' 3-1 win over Minnesota

  • Minnesota Wild left wing Torrey Mitchell, left, and Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sheldon Souray reach for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella, right, celebrates his goal with center Matt Cullen during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Anaheim Ducks right wing Kyle Palmieri, right, scores on Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Minnesota Wild center Kyle Brodziak, below, and Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry watch the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom stops a shot by Anaheim Ducks center Nick Bonino during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

Kyle Palmieri scored two goals on his 22nd birthday, breaking a tie early in the third period of the Anaheim Ducks' 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

Bobby Ryan had a power-play goal and two assists, and linemate Teemu Selanne had three assists in the Ducks' fourth win in six games to start the season.

Viktor Fasth made 26 saves in his second career victory for Anaheim, which dominated long stretches of play, yet couldn't get comfortable until Ryan's goal with 1:34 to play.

Niklas Backstrom stopped 28 shots for the Wild, who are winless in three road games this season. Marco Scandella scored Minnesota's only goal in the first period.

Palmieri produced his second multigoal performance in his 34th career NHL game.