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Wild come from behind to edge Jets in shootout

Sunday, 09.22.2013 / 12:22 AM

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Wild come from behind to edge Jets in shootout
Winnipeg Jets 3, Minnesota Wild 4
Three Stars of the Game
Charlie Coyle
1st
G: 1Shots: 3
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: 1TOI: 17:52
Keith Ballard
2nd
G: 0Shots: 0
A: 2Hits: 2
PTS: 2PIM: 0
+/-: 2TOI: 17:15
Justin Fontaine
3rd
G: 0Shots: 4
A: 1Hits: 0
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: 2TOI: 12:53

Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter, making his 2013 preseason debut, scored with 8:19 remaining in the third period, and Jason Pominville had the only shootout goal to lift the Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets at Xcel Energy Center.

With Suter, Pominville, Mikko Koivu and Zach Parise in the lineup, Carson McMillan and Charlie Coyle scored first-period goals to give the Wild a 2-0 lead.

The Jets took a 3-2 lead on second-period goals by Eric O'Dell, Patrice Cormier and Paul Postma.

Parise and Koivu assisted on Suter's goal.

"As the game goes on and we need a goal, who goes out there and gets it for us? That line," Wild coach Mike Yeo told the team's website.

Nicklas Backstrom stopped 28 shots through overtime, then three shootout attempts.

scoring summary
1st Period
06:34
MIN
Carson McMillan (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Keith Ballard (1), Clayton Stoner (1)
1 - 0 MIN
16:17
MIN
Charlie Coyle (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Justin Fontaine (1), Keith Ballard (2)
2 - 0 MIN
2nd Period
07:17
WPG
PPG - Eric O'Dell (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Bryan Little (1), Andrew Ladd (1)
2 - 1 MIN
16:22
WPG
Patrice Cormier (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Jim Slater (1), Tobias Enstrom (1)
2 - 2 Tie
19:42
WPG
PPG - Paul Postma (1) Slapshot - ASST: Jacob Trouba (1), Eric O'Dell (1)
3 - 2 WPG
3rd Period
11:41
MIN
Ryan Suter (1) Snap shot - ASST: Zach Parise (1), Mikko Koivu (1)
3 - 3 Tie
OT Period
NONE
Shootout
00:00
MIN
Jason Pominville (1) Snap shot - ASST: NONE
3 - 3 Tie
Shootout
RNDMINWPGTOTAL
1Z. Parise
B. Wheeler
0 - 0
2M. Koivu
A. Ladd
0 - 0
3J. Pominville
B. Little
1 - 0
penalty summary
1st Period
10:05
MIN
Ryan Suter  Cross checking  - 2 min against  Patrice Cormier
18:01
WPG
Blake Wheeler  Hooking  - 2 min against  Jonas Brodin
2nd Period
05:58
MIN
Mikael Granlund  Hooking  - 2 min against  Eric O'Dell
08:02
WPG
Carl Klingberg  Too many men/ice - bench  - 2 min
12:40
WPG
Tobias Enstrom  Holding  - 2 min against  Zach Parise
12:51
MIN
Nino Niederreiter  Holding  - 2 min against  Dustin Byfuglien
17:51
MIN
Jason Pominville  Hooking  - 2 min against  Tobias Enstrom
3rd Period
NONE
OT Period
NONE
Shootout
NONE
goalie stats
Ondrej Pavelec
SA: 36TOI: 64:36
GA: 3SV%: .917
Niklas Backstrom
SA: 31TOI: 64:54
GA: 3SV%: .903