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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -Guillaume Latendresse scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period after getting a career-high three assists, giving the Minnesota Wild enough to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night.

For only the fifth time in 22 games this season, the Penguins lost after scoring first, this time on Sidney Crosby's early goal. He scored again later, tying the game at 3 in the first minute of the third period to move past Marian Gaborik for second place in the NHL with 29 goals.

Eric Belanger, Martin Havlat and Cal Clutterbuck also scored for the Wild, and Niklas Backstrom had 45 saves.

Pascal Dupuis set up Crosby's first score and added a goal of his own for Pittsburgh.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Evgeni Nabokov made 33 saves, Dan Boyle had a goal and an assist, and San Jose ended Los Angeles' recent mastery over the Sharks.

Dany Heatley scored his 26th goal for the Pacific Division-leading Sharks, who had lost two of three, including an embarrassing 6-2 defeat to Los Angeles at the Shark Tank seven days earlier.

With physical checking and a strong bounce-back effort by Nabokov, San Jose beat the Kings in regulation for the first time in five meetings this season.

Randy Jones scored and Erik Ersberg stopped 34 shots for the slumping Kings, who have lost three straight and seven of 10.

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Chris Stewart scored once in regulation and got the decisive goal in the shootout, and Craig Anderson made 44 saves to lead Colorado.

It was the fourth straight 3-2 victory for Colorado over Calgary in the season series and moved the Avalanche into a tie with the Flames atop the Northwest Division.

Paul Stastny also scored for Colorado, which has won seven of its last nine road games.

Rene Bourque and Dustin Boyd scored for Calgary.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Nashville defenseman Shea Weber blased a power play one-timer past Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo with 4:03 left in the third period to lift the Predators.

Ryan Jones also scored on a power play, Joel Ward added a short-handed goal, and Dan Ellis made 30 saves for the Predators, who leapfrogged the Canucks into a fifth-place tie with Phoenix in the Western Conference.

Alex Burrows scored twice, Daniel Sedin had two assists to reach 500 career points, and Luongo made 22 saves as the Canucks lost in regulation for the first time in 10 games (7-1-2).

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