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Coyle's two third-period goals help Wild top Avalanche

Win moves Minnesota into second wild-card spot in West

by Dan Myers / Correspondent

Coyle's one-timer puts Wild ahead

COL@MIN: Parise feeds Coyle for go-ahead goal in 3rd

3/1/16: Charlie Coyle skates down the right wing and one-times Zach Parise's perfect pass into the net, giving the Wild a 4-3 lead in the 3rd

  • 00:51 •

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Charlie Coyle's job, admittedly, has been pretty easy lately.

Coyle scored two goals in the third period, including the game-winner with 14:26 remaining, sparking the Minnesota Wild to a 6-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday.

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Situation Room

Video Review: COL @ MIN - 12:33 of the Second Period

Puck deflected into Minnesota net in legal fashion @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: COL @ MIN

Situation Room: McLeod's goal upheld after review

3/1/16: Video review confirms that the puck was not put in by a distinct kicking motion and Cody McLeod's goal at 12:33 of the 2nd will count

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At 12:33 of the second period in the Avalanche/Wild game, video review supported the referee's call on the ice that the puck deflected off Cody McLeod and into the Minnesota net in a legal fashion. According to Rule 49.2 "A puck that deflects into the net off an attacking player's skate who does not use a distinct kicking motion is a legitimate goal." Good goal Colorado.

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Boedker, Gelinas to make Avalanche debuts

Forward to join Landeskog, MacKinnon on top line vs. Wild

by Dan Myers / Correspondent

AVALANCHE (32-28-4) at WILD (28-25-10)

TV: 8 p.m. ET; ALT, FS-N, FS-WI, NHL.TV

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Forward Mikkel Boedker and defenseman Eric Gelinas will make their debuts with the Colorado Avalanche against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday.

They were acquired in separate trades prior to the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline on Monday, with Boedker coming over from the Arizona Coyotes and Gelinas from the New Jersey Devils.

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