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The Wild's Nino Niederreiter scored two power-play goals and had an assist.
Minnesota gave up a two-goal lead, but came through on a third-period power play.
The former Gopher didn't play Thursday against the Arizona Coyotes, but he will surely draw into the Wild lineup this weekend after defenseman Jonas Brodin broke a finger on his right hand blocking New Jersey Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy's shot in the second period Tuesday.
Boudreau doesn't care if his owner will see the franchise player on the third line, or if his general manager will see an expensive player on the fourth line, or if the expensive player might not be enamored with his decisions.
The Western Conference leaders survived a scare against the Arizona Coyotes by getting a late power-play goal from Nino Niederreiter.