Minnesota’s captain Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists to lead the Wild in a 4-2 win over the Oilers last night in St. Paul. Charlie Coyle and Jared Spurgeon had a goal and assist each while Dany Heatley also buried one for Minnesota. Niklas Backstrom turned away 19 shots for the Wild, who moved to 11-8-and-2. Backstrom is now 17-and-0 in his career against the Oilers. The Wild travel to Chicago to battle the Blackhawks tomorrow.
WILD DEFEAT THE OILERS