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Minnesota Ices Colorado 4-2 - Recap

Minnesota got a pair of goals from Dany Heatley as the Wild skated to a 4-2 victory over Colorado on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.

Minnesota won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley (2), Pierre-Marc Bouchard, and Mikael Granlund in the victory. Heatley opened the scoring at 3:26 of the second period.

Niklas Backstrom turned in a 25-save effort for the Wild.

John Mitchell and Cody McLeod scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.

Colorado got a 31-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.

Minnesota scored 2 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-27.

Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Dallas looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Los Angeles.