Logan Couture notched two goals and two assists to lead the Sharks to a 6-1 rout of the Wild at HP Pavilion. Pierre Marc-Bouchard scored the lone goal for Minnesota, which had won its previous two. The Wild begin their final homestand of the regular season on Sunday against Calgary.
The Wild announced yesterday their AHL affiliate will relocate from Houston to Des Moines, Iowa starting in the 2013-14 season. The Aeros currently sit in fifth place in the AHL’s Western Conference with 86 points. They have just three games remaining in the regular season.