Minnesota Wild defeat Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-1

PITTSBURGH — Several minutes after the Wild wrapped up its first road victory of the season, Eric Belanger was still trying to stanch the bleeding from his nose and mouth.

The center had been caught in the crossfire of a late assault by Pittsburgh, and he took a stick in the face during the Penguins' mad scramble at the doorstep of the Wild's goal.

It hurt far less than it might have, given the Wild's 2-1 victory Saturday over the defending Stanley Cup champions. A road...