ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Mark Parrish scored two goals Monday as the Minnesota Wild posted a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Kurtis Foster each had a goal and an assist for Minnesota, which has won two straight following a five-game losing streak. Mikko Koivu added three assists and Petteri Nummelin two.
Niklas Backstrom had 22 saves for Minnesota.
Dustin Penner had a two-point game with a goal and an assist for the Oilers, who have lost 10 of 13 games.
Minnesota had three power-play goals in the first period.