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Avalanche 2, Wild 1, SO

Saturday, 01.06.2007 / 5:00 PM

Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -Milan Hejduk's shootout goal beat Minnesota's Manny Fernandez, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Wild 2-1 on Saturday night.

Kyle Cumiskey scored his first career goal and Colorado goalie Peter Budaj matched Fernandez all game long with a solid performance. Budaj blocked a shot by Mikko Koivu in the second round, dropping Minnesota to 7-3 in shootouts.

Koivu, who scored his team's only goal in regulation and had another score waved off by a penalty, has three shootout winners this season.

The Wild were energized by the return of forward Marian Gaborik, who missed 34 games because of a groin injury, but they lost their second straight at home. They're still a NHL-best 17-5-1 at home.

2006-2007 season series
DateScoreW. Goal
Mar 31 '07MIN 1 at COL 2P. Stastny
Mar 11 '07COL 2 at MIN 3 - OTB. Burns
Feb 22 '07MIN 4 at COL 3M. Koivu
Feb 01 '07MIN 5 at COL 3M. Gaborik
Jan 06 '07COL 2 at MIN 1 - SOM. Hejduk
Nov 18 '06COL 2 at MIN 1 - SOJ. Sakic
Oct 29 '06MIN 1 at COL 4T. Arnason
Oct 05 '06COL 2 at MIN 3 - OTT. White
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