Foligno scores with eight seconds left, Wild top Ducks in season opener


ANAHEIM — Marcus Foligno scored off a rebound with eight seconds left in the third period to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 season-opening win against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Friday.

Kevin Fiala scored, and Cam Talbot made 28 saves for the Wild.

Jakob Silfverberg scored, and Anthony Stolarz made 41 saves for the Ducks, who lost for the first time this season after winning their opener against the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 on Wednesday.

Stolarz started in place of John Gibson, who sustained a lower-body injury in the third period Wednesday and is day to day.

Stolarz made 15 saves in the first period but Silfverberg scored the third power-play goal of the season for the Ducks on a wraparound for a 1-0 lead 17 seconds into the second period.

The Ducks were successful on all five penalty kills against the Jets, and killed their first two against the Wild before Fiala scored with the man-advantage to tie the score 1-1 at 17:35.

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