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Wild-Colorado game recap

  • December 1, 2013 - 12:02 AM

game recap

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Semyon Varlamov, Avalanche: Stopped 35 of 37 shots and wasn’t beaten in three shootout attempts.

2. Matt Cooke, Wild: Had a game-high five shots and scored his first goal since Oct. 12 (23 games).

3. Nathan MacKinnon, Avalanche: The No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft, the 18-year-old scored for the second straight night against Minnesota.

By the numbers

20 Power plays for the Wild in the past nine games (2.2 per game).

0 Power plays for either team Saturday, an NHL rarity and the first time that’s happened in Wild history.

7 Consecutive games the Wild has been scored on first.

4 Consecutive 2-0 deficits for the Wild.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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