The Minnesota Wild topped the New York Islanders 6-4 last night. Eric Staal scored a goal and added an assist, and Luke Kunin and Zack Mitchell each scored their first NHL goals. Minnesota also got goals from Marcus Foligno, Jason Zucker and Jonas Brodin.
The Minnesota Wild and captain Mikko Koivu have agreed to a two-year, $11 million contract extension. The Wild announced the deal on Monday night. The 34-year-old Koivu was entering the final season of his contract.