Posted March 28, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Mikko Koivu scored at 2:43 of overtime to give Minnesota a 4-3 comeback victory over Phoenix on Wednesday night, extending the Wild's winning streak to seven and the Coyotes' skid to seven. Koivu skated out from the corner and beat goalie Jason LaBarbera between the pads. Minnesota tied it with 54.3 seconds left in regulation, with Ryan Suter scoring on a wrist shot from the left point with Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom off for an extra attacker. Torrey Mitchell and Matt Cullen also scored for the Wild, and Backstrom stopped 24 shots. Rob Klinkhammer, Boyd Gordon and Michael Stone scored for Phoenix. LaBarbera made 33 saves. The Coyotes, in serious danger of missing the playoff after reaching the Western Conference finals last season, finally found some offense after being outscored 16-5 in their previous six losses. Stone gave Phoenix a 3-2 lead early in the third period. Backstrom, who has won a career-best seven straight games, stopped Shane Doan at the edge of the c...
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