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Koivu keeps Wild alive in series

Minnesota captain ties Game 5, scores OT winner against Stars

by Steve Hunt / NHL.com Correspondent

DALLAS -- Heading into Game 5 against the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference First Round, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu had one goal in four games.

On Friday, Koivu scored the final two goals, tying it late in the third period and winning it 4:55 into overtime.

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Wild stay alive with OT win against Stars

Koivu ties, then wins game for Minnesota, which trails series 3-2

by Steve Hunt / NHL.com Correspondent

DALLAS -- Mikko Koivu scored 4:55 into overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a series-extending 5-4 win against the Dallas Stars in Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round at American Airlines Center on Friday.

Koivu redirected a Ryan Suter wrist shot from the left point for his second goal of the game. He scored the tying goal with 3:09 remaining in the third period.

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Stars take lead with two goals in 28 seconds

Spezza, Goligoski score in third period of Game 5 against Wild

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Spezza sweeps home goal for tie

MIN@DAL, Gm5: Spezza beats the left pad of Dubnyk

R1, Gm5: Jason Spezza sweeps a low shot past the left pad on Devan Dubnyk, tying the game at 3 in the 3rd period

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The Dallas Stars scored twice in 28 seconds to take a third-period lead against the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round on Friday.

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Wild answers goal by Stars in less than minute

Niederreiter gives Minnesota lead after Benn tied Game 5 for Dallas

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Ja. Benn finishes gorgeous deke

MIN@DAL, Gm5: Ja. Benn beats Dubnyk with nifty move

R1, Gm5: Jamie Benn corrals Jon Klingberg's pass and maneuvers around Devan Dubnyk, tying the game at 2 early in the 3rd period

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Minnesota Wild forward Nino Niederreiter scored 50 seconds after Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn tied Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round in the third period on Friday.

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Wild score twice in less than two minutes

Minnesota takes 2-0 lead against Stars in first period of Game 5

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Granlund capitalizes on turnover

MIN@DAL: Granlund stuffs home rebound after turnover

R1, Gm5: Mikael Granlund collects the turnover and is able to stuff home his own rebound to open the scoring early in the 1st

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The Minnesota Wild scored twice in a 1:44 span of the first period against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on Friday.

Mikael Granlund scored 3:32 into the game, and Jordan Schroeder scored at 5:16 to give the Wild a 2-0 lead in Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round.

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Five keys for Wild vs. Stars, Game 5

Dallas hopes power play, home cooking enough to oust Wild

by Steve Hunt / NHL.com Correspondent

DALLAS -- The Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars resume their Western Conference First Round series at American Airlines Center on Friday (9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports, FS-N, FS-WI, FS-SW) with Dallas leading the best-of-7 series 3-1. Here are five keys for Game 5:

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Stars aim to close out Wild in Game 5

Dallas can advance in playoffs for first time in eight years; Minnesota to dress Schroeder, Stoll

by Steve Hunt / NHL.com Correspondent

Game 5: WILD at STARS

Western Conference First Round

Dallas leads best-of-7 series 3-1

TV: 9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports, FS-N, FS-WI, FS-SW

DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars are one game from clinching their first playoff series win since 2008, and coach Lindy Ruff wants to see his team finish the job against the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 on Friday night at American Airlines Center.

"Well, I've always said when you have a chance to get it done, you've got to get it done," Ruff said, "because when you don't, all it does is it shifts momentum the other direction. They [the Wild has] got their backs up against the wall, they have nothing to lose. They're on the brink [of elimination]."

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Stars' Seguin out for Game 5 against Wild

Dallas center continues to rehab cut Achilles tendon

by Steve Hunt / NHL.com Correspondent

DALLAS -- Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin will not play Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round against the Minnesota Wild at American Airlines Center on Friday (9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports, FS-N, FS-WI, FS-SW).

Stars coach Lindy Ruff couldn't offer much else when asked for an update on Seguin's status during media availability Thursday morning.

"No [there is no update], [he] just continues to rehab," Ruff said of Seguin.


 

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