Wild 5, Avalanche 2
SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Erik Haula had a goal and an assist and Mikko Koivu added a pair of assists to lead an attack in which 12 skaters notched at least one point as Minnesota defeated Colorado.
Devan Dubnyk returned from a two-game rest to make 30 saves for the Wild. Martin Hanzal, Jared Spurgeon, Zach Parise and Jordan Schroeder added goals for Minnesota, which reached 100 points for the third time in team history and boosted its lead over third-place St. Louis back to seven points.
Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen scored for the Avalanche, who lost for the eighth time in nine games.