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Matt Cullen scores 2 goals, sets up another in Wild's 3-1 win over Oilers

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    Minnesota Wild's Cal Clutterbuck (22) is checked by Edmonton Oilers' Jordan Eberle (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)The Associated Press

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    Minnesota Wild's Matt Cullen (7) and Jonas Brodin celebrate Cullen's goal as Edmonton Oilers' Eric Belanger (20) skates past during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)The Associated Press

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    Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom (32) looks back as Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Smyth (94) scores a goal and Tom Gilbert (77) tries to defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)The Associated Press

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    Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise (11) and Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins compete for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson(The Associated Press

Matt Cullen had two goals and an assist to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.

Devin Setoguchi also scored for Minnesota (8-6-2), which has won two straight. Niklas Backstrom made 25 saves in the victory.

Ryan Smyth had the lone goal for the Oilers (6-7-3), who have lost three of the first four in a five-game homestand that will lead into a nine-game road trip. Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots in defeat.

With 2:33 left in the game, Edmonton's Taylor Hall hit Minnesota's Cal Clutterbuck knee-on-knee at center ice. Hall was given a major penalty for kneeing and was ejected.

The play could also lead to supplemental discipline for Hall once the NHL reviews it.

Clutterbuck stayed on the ice, writhing in pain, before he was helped to the dressing room.