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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Dwayne Roloson, who struggled through a difficult month of December, turned away 36 shots to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-0 victory Wednesday night over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Marian Gaborik scored his team-leading 16th goal as the Wild snapped a three-game losing streak and posted their first win in six games. Darby Hendrickson also scored for the Wild.

The Lightning lost their fourth straight game despite outshooting the Wild 36-20 and outplaying them most of the game. They have been held to one goal or fewer 17 times this season, including five shutouts.

Tampa Bay's best scoring chance came with nine minutes left in the first period, when Sheldon Keefe's shot from the right circle hit Roloson in the mask before glancing off the crossbar.

Roloson, who recorded his third shutout of the season and fifth career, was 0-4-1 in five December starts, allowing at least three goals in each game. In his last start before the skid, Roloson shut out Florida.

The Wild was outshot 12-5 in the first period but scored the only goal at 18:52. Gaborik, left alone in the right circle, one-timed a pass from Filip Kuba just inside the left post.

Hendrickson added an insurance goal with 4:01 left.

Minnesota was 2-8-2-1 in December, playing nine of 13 games on the road. In January, the Wild play nine of 14 at home.

Notes: Gaborik, who led the Wild with 36 points last season, recorded his 37th point of this season in just the team's 40th game. Andrew Brunette leads the Wild with 38 points. ... Tampa Bay's 17 points against Western Conference teams (8-3-1) are the most by any Eastern Conference team. ... The Wild are 3-0 against Tampa Bay.