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Cam Talbot helped the Minnesota Wild keep up with the Vegas Golden Knights

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 16: Cam Talbot #33 of the Minnesota Wild in goal during a 4-3 overtime win over the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on January 16, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Cam Talbot has helped the Minnesota Wild keep up with the Vegas Golden Knights. The Wild trail 3-2 in their best-of-seven first round playoff series. Talbot stopped 38 shots to fuel a 3-2 victory on the road in Game 5. He has two of the seven highest save totals in franchise history for playoff games. Talbot also stopped 42 shots in a 1-0 win in Game 1. The 33-year-old is in his first season with Minnesota on an $11 million, three-year contract. Game 6 is Wednesday. His annual average salary is not even in the top 25 of NHL goalies.

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