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Colorado vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 3-2

The Avalanche came up short Wednesday against the Wild, falling 3-2.

Minnesota won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got goals from John Madden, Martin Havlat, and Antti Miettinen in the victory. Miettinen opened the scoring at 15:00 of the first period.

Niklas Backstrom stopped 23 of 25 Colorado shots in the victory.

Colorado got goals from David Jones (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Craig Anderson stopped 14 of 17 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Minnesota scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 25-24.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track at Columbus.