Wild go with Stalock for Game 1 vs. Canucks
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Alex Stalock is the starting netminder for the Minnesota Wild in Game 1 of their qualifying-round series against the Vancouver Canucks.

Stalock, 33, beat out Devan Dubnyk to start Sunday's series opener. The two shared the Minnesota net this season, with Stalock appearing in 38 contests and Dubnyk in 30.

Stalock played well in 2019-20, posting a 20-11-4 record with a .910 save percentage and 2.67 goals-against average. He's appeared in four postseason games in his career, most recently in 2018.

Dubnyk, meanwhile, struggled during the regular season. He went 12-15-2 and managed an .890 save percentage and 3.35 goals-against average. The 34-year-old is a veteran of 26 postseason games, all with the Wild.

Wild go with Stalock for Game 1 vs. Canucks
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