Solid play at home has paced the Minnesota Wild's strong start.
Riding a seven-game point streak, the Wild look to win six straight at home for the first time in two seasons Sunday night against a Winnipeg Jets team trying for a fifth consecutive victory overall.
Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaker with 8:22 remaining in regulation as Minnesota (12-4-4) overcame blowing a two-goal lead to beat Florida 3-2 on Friday.
The Wild have earned at least one point in 11 of 12 games and are 6-0-1 since a 5-1 home loss to Chicago on Oct. 28. That remains Minnesota's only regulation defeat at the Xcel Energy Center, where it's 9-1-2 and has won five in a row.
"I think we're just playing good as a team, every line is going right now," Coyle said.
Thanks to the play of goalie Josh Harding, the Wild are in position to win six straight in St. Paul for the first time since Oct. 29-Nov. 23, 2011. Harding made 22 saves Friday to improve to 9-0-0 with a 1.17 goals-against average at home. He's 11-...