Philadelphia has mustered only eight goals in its last seven games, but is 2-0-1 in its last three contests and is six points behind the New Jersey Devils for the lead in the Atlantic Division.
Kapanen, who had not scored since January 7, was acquired Friday from Carolina. He had just six goals in 43 games with the Hurricanes after posting five straight seasons with at least 20.
Wild All-Star left wing Marian Gaborik assisted on Bouchard’s goal and leads the team with 54 points. Gaborik has one assist in each of the last three games, but has not scored a goal since January 25.
Philadelphia is 2-0-1 all time against the Wild and the teams will meet again in Minnesota on Wednesday.