Wild 1, Avalanche 0
Despite putting 27 shots on net Thursday night, the Colorado Avalanche couldn't get one past Minnesota goaltender Niklas Backstrom and were defeated by the Wild, 1-0.
Devin Setoguchi scored the Wild's lone goal at 17:29 of the third period.
Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere
, in his fifth start with the Avalanche, stopped 17 of 18 shots, and is now 3-2-0 on the season.
The Avalanche return home for an eight-game homestand that will begin tomorrow night against the Dallas Stars. It will be the longest continuous homestand in Avalanche history.
NOTES: Avalanche forward Brandon Yip
, who missed the previous 18 games with a broken forearm, made his first appearance of the season going scoreless with three shots on goal in 12:00 TOI...David Jones
earned his second career fighting major (both this season) in a scrap with Wild defenseman Justin Falk.
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