Minnesota Wild defeat Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2

Todd Richards' hope Monday in Dallas was to help snap his top line out of a midseason funk.

Mission accomplished Saturday night.

Five days after the Wild coach broke up the Andrew Brunette-Mikko Koivu-Antti Miettinen line after it went a combined minus-13 at Phoenix, the reassembled trio helped lift the slumping Wild to a 4-2 Hockey Day Minnesota win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The Wild, which moved four points behind eighth-place Calgary, ended a four-game wi...