Canucks Beat Wild 4-2
The Minnesota Wild got Mikko Koivu back in the lineup Monday night but still lost at Vancouver 4-2. The Canucks scored 3 first period goals and held on from there. Andrew Brunette and Mikko Koivu each scored a goal for the Wild and Niklas Backstrom had 18 saves. Minnesota is 35-28-7 and with 77 points are in 11th place in the west, 4 points back of Calgary for 8th place. The Wild will play at San Jose at 9:30 Thursday night, pregame on WJON at 9:05.