John Madden

Wild Lose At San Jose 3-2
The Minnesota Wild lost 3-2 at San Jose Thursday night. Patrick Marleau scored the game-winning goal to break a 2-all tie for the Sharks. John Madden and Kyle Brodziak each scored a goal for the Wild and Niklas Backstrom had 47 saves for Minnesota.
Wild Top Colorado 5-2
The Wild beat Colorado 5-2 at home Tuesday night. John Madden broke the 2-all tie in the 3rd period with a goal for the Wild. Jared Spurgeon had a goal and an assist for Minnesota and Martin Havlat, Andrew Brunette, and Kyle Brodziak each added a goal for the Wild.