Wild trim Avs in shootout

Wild trim Avs in shootout

Mikko Koivu scored the tying goal on the power play and then potted the shootout winner Wednesday, as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-2.

Minnesota won the game as -130 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (5.5).

Brent Burns scored the other marker for the Wild, and Niklas Backstrom stopped 33 shots for the win.

Darcy Tucker and Kyle Quincey answered for the Avalanche.