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Parise scores twice, Wild set team record with 6 goals in 3rd period of 6-2 win over Stars

  • Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) deflects a shot as Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin (25) holds back Dallas Stars right wing Erik Cole (72) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) deflects a shot as Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin (25) holds back Dallas Stars right wing Erik Cole (72) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Stars center Jason Spezza (90) is congratulated by teammates  Trevor Daley and Brett Ritchie (25) after scoring on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Dallas Stars center Jason Spezza (90) is congratulated by teammates Trevor Daley and Brett Ritchie (25) after scoring on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) passes the puck past Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) passes the puck past Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)  (The Associated Press)

Zach Parise scored twice and the Minnesota Wild set a team record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night.

The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscoring the opposition 40-19 during that stretch to get into playoff position for the first time since Nov. 24.

Mikko Koivu, Stephane Veilleux, Matt Dumba and Mikael Granlund also had goals for the Wild during the highest-scoring period in franchise history.

Making his 17th straight start since being acquired from Arizona in mid-January, Devan Dubnyk finished with 18 saves to improve to 13-2-1 with Minnesota.

Jason Spezza scored twice for Dallas, which is 0-2-1 in its last three.