Minnesota Wild defeat Colorado Avalanche, 3-2

DENVER - The Minnesota Wild got the best of the Colorado Avalanche — again.

Mikko Koivu and Andrew Ebbett scored in the shootout, and Josh Harding stopped both of Colorado's shooters to help the Wild beat the Avalanche 3-2 on Saturday night for a home-and-home sweep.

Eric Belanger and Guillamume Latendresse scored in regulation, and Harding made 20 saves for Minnesota, which beat Colorado 5-3 on Friday night in St. Paul and is 11-1-2 in its last 13 against the Avalan...

DENVER - What a week for the Wild newcomers.

Andrew Ebbett's goal Wednesday. Chuck Kobasew's hat trick Friday. And Saturday night, in only his second game in a Wild sweater, Guillaume Latendresse was just as advertised.

Latendresse crashed the net and scored a big third-period tying goal to catapult the Wild to a 3-2, come-from-behind shootout victory that completed a home-and-home sweep of the Colorado Avalanche.

The Wild was so successful this weekend against th...