Wild Down Edmonton 4-1
The Minnesota Wild defeated Edmonton 4-1 Tuesday night. Minnesota scored 3 3rd period goals and surge in front. Martin Havlat, Kyle Brodziak, Jared Spurgeon and Pierre-Marc Bouchard each scored a goal for the Wild. Bouchard added 2 assists and his goal in the 3rd period was a spin-a-rama. Spurgeon’s goal was his first NHL goal. Niklas Backstrom had 20 saves for Minnesota. The Wild outshot the Oilers 23-20. The Wild are 32-22-6 and with 70 points are tied for 5th place in the West. Minnesota will play at the Los Angeles Kings at 9:30 Thursday night, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 9:05.