St. Paul, MN (Sports Network) - Pierre-Marc Bouchard netted the game-winning
goal late in the third period to lift the Minnesota Wild over the Columbus
Blue Jackets, 3-2, at Xcel Energy Center.
Mikko Koivu added a goal and an assist, while Tom Gilbert also lit the lamp
for the Wild, who snapped a three-game slide. Niklas Backstrom made 17 saves
in the victory.
Mark Letestu and Jack Johnson supplied the offense for Columbus, which lost
for the fifth time in six games. Steve Mason stopped 23 shots in defeat.
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