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Wild use power play to defeat Maple Leafs

Minnesota scores twice to win third straight game

by Mike Brophy / Correspondent

Koivu's power-play goal

MIN@TOR: Koivu flips in the equalizer on power play

3/3/16: Mikko Koivu slams in a goal off the shoulder of the goalie to tie the game up in the 2nd period, his 14th goal, on a power play

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TORONTO -- The Minnesota Wild scored two power-play goals to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 at Air Canada Centre on Thursday.

The Wild power play has scored 13 goals in the past 11 road games; it scored in six of the first 22 road games.

"We have to keep doing that," said Mikael Granlund, who scored the game-winning goal. "Right now our confidence on the PP is way up. I don't know if we are doing anything special. It's just the way it goes; sometimes the pucks go in and sometimes they don't. When you have the confidence in your power play that is a huge thing."

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Jones debuts, Brodin back for Wild

Minnesota continues battle for wild card against Toronto

by Dan Myers / Correspondent

WILD (29-25-10) at MAPLE LEAFS (21-31-10)

TV: 7:30 p.m. ET; FS-N, FS-WI, SNO, NHL.TV

TORONTO -- David Jones feels like he has been born again.

The 31-year-old left wing will play his first game with the Minnesota Wild against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre on Thursday. Jones was acquired by the Wild at the NHL Trade Deadline from the Calgary Flames and is excited to be with a team that could go to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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