SEATTLE (AP) — Rem Pitlick scored his first three NHL goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the Seattle Kraken 4-2 for their fifth win in six games.
Nico Sturm added an empty-netter with about 5 minutes left, and Ryan Hartman had three assists for Minnesota.
Cam Talbot had 28 saves. Marcus Johansson had a power-play goal for Seattle, and Alex Wennberg also scored.
Philipp Grubauer finished with 18 saves.
The Kraken have lost six of seven since a 4-1 win here over the Wild on Oct. 28.
Pitlick came into the game with four assists in 15 career games — four with the Wild and 11 with Nashville last season.