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Hat Trick Sparks Wild

Hat Trick Sparks Wild

Rookie Justin Fontaine recorded his first career hat trick as the Wild cruised past the Coyotes 4-1 at Jobing.com Arena.  Kyle Brodziak tallied a goal and an assist for Minnesota, which has won four in-a-row on the heels of a six-game losing streak.  Niklas Backstrom kicked aside 39 of the 40 shots he faced in the victory.  The Wild host Colorado tomorrow.

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