Colorado scored 3 unanswered goals in their 4-2 win over Minnesota at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.  The loss is the 7th straight for the Wild.  Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Cal Clutterbuck each scored a goal for the Wild and Niklas Backstrom had 28 saves.  Dany Heatley had 2 assists.

Colorado outshot the Wild 32-22.  Minnesota is 20-12-5 and with 45 points trails Vancouver by 1 point for first place in the Northwest Division.  The Wild play at Nashville at 7pm Wednesday night, hear the game on WJON.