Wild End Skid With Shootout Win
The Minnesota Wild ended their 8-game losing streak with a 3-2 overtime win over St. Louis in a shootout Tuesday night. Eric Nystrom and Pierre-Marc Bouchard each scored a goal in regulation and Mikko Koivu and Bouchard each scored a goal in the shootout. Jose Theodore had 27 saves in net for the Wild. Minnesota was outshot 29-28. The Wild have 80 points and are 10 points back of 8th and final playoff spot in the west with just 6 games remaining. The Wild arn't mathematically eliminated from playoff contention yet. Minnesota will host Edmonton Thursday night at 7:00, pregame on WJON at 6:35.