Wild Lose To Red Wings; Koivu Out 3 Weeks
The Minnesota Wild lost 2-1 in an overtime shootout Sunday afternoon against the Detroit Red Wings. Todd Bertuzzi scored the game-winning goal in the shootout. Martin Havlat scored the lone Wild goal and Niklas Backstrom had 38 saves. Minnesota was outshot 39-26. The Wild played without center Mikko Koivu Sunday because of a broken finger. Koivu is expected to miss at least the next 3 weeks. The Wild have 68 points and are tied with Anaheim, Los Angeles, and Dallas for 7th place in the West. Minnesota will host Edmonton Tuesday night at 7pm, pregame on WJON at 6:35.