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Wild-Edmonton game recap

  • March 3, 2013 - 11:27 PM

GAME RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS

1. Mikko Koivu, Wild: Goal and two assists for 88th career multi-point game and won 12 of 18 faceoffs.

2. Jared Spurgeon, Wild: Third consecutive strong game. Goal and assist, plus-3.

3. Charlie Coyle, Wild: Rookie's first career multipoint game (1 goal, 1 assist).

BY THE NUMBERS

9 Seconds into the third period that Koivu scored, which tied a team record for fastest to open a period

17-0 Niklas Backstrom's home record vs. Edmonton (24-3-1 overall)

23:35 Oilers span without a shot at one point

0 Shots allowed by the Wild in second period (third time in history)

MICHAEL RUSSO

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