Recap - Wild Defeat Colorado 2-1
|Recap - Wild Defeat Colorado 2-1|
The Avalanche came up short Saturday against the Wild, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
The Wild were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Mikko Koivu clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Wild. Minnesota got goals from Nino Niederreiter in the victory. Niederreiter opened the scoring at 16:07 of the third period.
Josh Harding turned in a 26-save effort for the Wild.
Max Talbot scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 of 27 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.