Posted at: 01/20/2013 10:33 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Zach Parise scored his first goal with the Wild and Josh Harding stopped all 24 shots he faced in his first start since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and Minnesota beat the Dallas Stars 1-0 on Sunday.
Parise notched his third point with the Wild a night after getting two assists in Minnesota's season-opening win against Colorado. Parise's first goal of the season came at 8:11 of the first period just as a 4-on-3 advantage for the Wild expired.
He one-timed a pass from Pierre-Marc Bouchard past Cristopher Nilstorp from the slot. Nilstorp, who signed with the Stars in June after playing the previous four seasons in the Swedish Elite League, stopped 31 shots in his first career NHL start for Dallas.
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