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Wild rally to beat Red Wings 4-3 in overtime

AP, DETROIT, Michigan

Matt Moulson’s goal at 2 minutes, 15 seconds of overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL on Sunday night.

Charlie Coyle had a goal and an assist and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota. Ryan Suter had two assists and Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 13 shots.

Gustav Nyquist scored twice to extend his goal-scoring streak to five games, and Tomas Tatar also scored for Detroit. Jimmy Howard made 21 saves.

The Red Wings beat the Wild 3-2 on Saturday in Minnesota.

Moulson tipped in Jonas Brodin’s pass for his 21st goal.

Tatar tied it 3-3 with 8:17 remaining in the third with a shot from the right circle off the rush. It was his 16th goal.


In Chicago, Pekka Rinne made 29 saves for his first shutout in more than a year to lead Nashville over Chicago.

Mike Fisher and Gabriel Bourque scored for Nashville, who won their second straight and improved to 3-1 against Chicago this season.

The Blackhawks played their second game without Patrick Kane, the team’s leading scorer, who sustained a lower body injury against St Louis on Wednesday. He could miss the rest of the regular season.

Chicago fell six points behind Western Conference and Central Division-leader St Louis, who defeated Pittsburgh 1-0 earlier on Sunday.

The Blackhawks’ Corey Crawford made 15 saves.


In Newark, New Jersey, Rookie defenseman Jon Merrill set up a second-period breakaway goal by Patrik Elias and scored 32 seconds later to lead New Jersey to a much-needed win over Toronto, sending the struggling Maple Leafs to their fifth straight loss.

In other NHL action, it was:

‧ Blues 1, Penguins 0

‧ Ducks 6, Panthers 2

‧ Islanders 2, Blue Jackets 0

‧ Canucks 4, Sabres 2

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