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Associated Press, Published March 03 2013

Wild skate past Oilers

ST. PAUL – Mikko Koivu made up for a frustrating stretch without a goal by Minnesota, scoring 9 seconds into the third period to snap a tie and spark the Wild to a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.

Edmonton 1 0 1 – 2

Minnesota 1 0 3 – 4

First period: 1, Minnesota, Spurgeon 2 (Setoguchi, Cullen), 2:37. 2, Edmonton, Paajarvi 3 (Eberle, Petry), 17:58.

Third period: 3, Minnesota, Koivu 4 (Coyle, Spurgeon), :09. 4, Minnesota, Coyle 2 (Parise, Koivu), 6:09. 5, Edmonton, Gagner 7, 12:56. 6, Minnesota, Heatley 8 (Koivu, Suter), 15:09 (pp).

Shots on Goal – Edmonton 7-0-14 – 21. Minnesota 11-18-14 – 43.

Goalies: Edmonton, Dubnyk. Minnesota, Backstrom. A – 18,675 (17,954). – 2:19.