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Wild blank Avalanche

Niklas Backstrom stopped all 20 shots as the Minnesota Wild defeated Colorado Avalanche 1-0 Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center.

Minnesota won the game as a +110 underdog, while the teams played UNDER the posted total of 5.5.

Antti Miettinen scored the only goal in the contest to lift the Wild. Peter Budaj stopped 16-of-17 shots faced in the loss.