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Alex Biega scores game-winner in his first NHL game as Canucks down Wild 3-2

  • Vancouver Canucks' Alex Biega, right, and Luca Sbisa, of Switzerland, celebrate Biega's first NHL goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, British Columbia,  Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Vancouver Canucks' Alex Biega, right, and Luca Sbisa, of Switzerland, celebrate Biega's first NHL goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, British Columbia,  Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat, right, scores against Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk during the third period in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat, right, scores against Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk during the third period in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

Alex Biega scored the winner in his first NHL game and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Monday.

Henrik Sedin, with a goal and an assist, and Bo Horvat also scored for Vancouver.

Eddie Lack made 20 saves to get the win.

Nino Niederreiter scored twice for Minnesota, which got 26 saves from Devan Dubnyk.

Former Canucks forward Jordan Schroeder picked up two assists for the Wild, who entered 8-0-1 over their past nine and lost in regulation for the first time since Jan. 19 as the club continues to push for a playoff spot in the Western Conference.