Wild vs Jets Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Wild vs Jets Final: 2-1 - Recap|
Mikko Koivu scored twice to lead the Wild over Winnipeg 2-1 on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Mikko Koivu (2) scored for the Wild in the victory. Koivu opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 16:37 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Zach Parise and Marco Scandella.
Josh Harding turned in a 21-save effort for the Wild.
Dustin Byfuglien scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-2, while the Jets were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 24-22.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head home to face Calgary.