Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/26/11

COLUMBUS - OCTOBER 17: Jan Hejda #8 of the Columbus Blue Jackets looks on during the game against the Nashville Predators on October 17, 2008 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jan Hejda scored the go-ahead goal at 10:20 of the third period and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game road losing skid, beating the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night. Colorado won on the road for the first time since Oct. 22 and extended Minnesota's winless streak to seven games. Ryan O'Reilly, Gabriel Landeskog and TJ Galiardi also scored for Colorado (19-17-1). Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Wild (20-12-5). Team captain and leading scorer Mikko Koivu returned after missing the last four games with a leg injury and had an assist.
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