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Wild capitalize on special teams, open season with win

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BLAINE, Minn. — The Wenatchee Wild opened the season Wednesday with a 5-2 win over the Topeka RoadRunners. The game was played in a neutral site at a showcase tournament.

The Wild were stellar in special teams play, denying Topeka on all five power play opportunities and slotting two power play goals of their own.

Both of Wenatchee’s power play goals came in the third period.

Nicklas Balboa scored the team’s first goal of the season off an assist from…

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