Eric Staal scored with 2:31 remaining to send the Minnesota Wild to 4-2 win against the Winnipeg Jets in an emotional, penalty-filled matchup on Friday.

Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal (12) celebrates his goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
Minnesota Wild’s Eric Staal (12) celebrates his goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
Minnesota Wild and Winnipeg Jets players scuffle at the Jets' bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 4-2. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
Minnesota Wild and Winnipeg Jets players scuffle at the Jets’ bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 4-2. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

Nino Niederreiter, Eric Fehr and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota, which trailed 2-0 after two periods. Alex Stalock made 26 saves while filling in for Devan Dubnyk, who was scratched with an illness.

Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) punches Minnesota Wild's Nick Seeler (36) in the Jets bench as Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 4-2. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
Winnipeg Jets’ Adam Lowry (17) punches Minnesota Wild’s Nick Seeler (36) in the Jets bench as Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 4-2. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
Winnipeg Jets left wing Nikolaj Ehlers (27), of Denmark, celebrates a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
Winnipeg Jets left wing Nikolaj Ehlers (27), of Denmark, celebrates a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

Patrik Laine scored for the sixth time in three games for Winnipeg, which has lost back-to-back games for the first time this season. Nikolaj Ehlers added his fifth goal of the season, and Connor Hellebuyck made 35 saves.

Source: The Associated Press