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Wild Vs. Flyers Final Score: Minnesota Continues To Struggle On Road In 5-1 Loss To Philadelphia

The Minnesota Wild were once 10-3-2 on the road this season and in first in their division. After Tuesday night's drubbing to the Philadelphia Flyers, they've now dipped below .500 away from home, not having won on the road in their last 10 tries (0-8-2), and eight points behind the first place Vancouver Canucks.

Minnesota fell behind less than three minutes into the game after a Matt Cullen penalty left them shorthanded. Defenseman Kimmo Timonen got the scoring going for Philly on the power play, slapping one in from the blue line with traffic in front.

In the second period, the Flyers scored shorthanded off the stick of Sean Couturier (10). Darroll Powe answered for the Wild less than two minutes later, but the Flyers would go on to score two more in the second another unanswered in the third.

The Wild are currently without their captain Mikko Koivu due to a shoulder injury. The Wild travel to Toronto for a game with the Maple Leafs on Tuesday.

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