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Edmonton Oilers' Patrick O'Sullivan (19) shoots wide of Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom, as Wild's Andrew Ebbett, left, and Marek Zidlicky, right defend during the third period Wednesday. AP Photo/Jim Mone

Wild win, Backstrom improves to 14-1 all-time against Edmonton

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ST. PAUL (AP) -- Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom thinks of the Edmonton Oilers as just another division opponent. The stats say something quite different.

On Wednesday night, Backstrom continued his mastery of the Oilers, stopping 30 shots in the Wild's 3-1 victory to improve to 14-1 in his career against Edmonton.

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