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Mikko Koivo, right, of the Wild controls the puck with pressure from Jarret Stoll of the Kings in the first period Monday in St. Paul. Associated Press

Havlat lifts Wild to win


ST. PAUL (AP) -- Martin Havlat scored a power-play goal in the third period and the Minnesota Wild beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday.

Owen Nolan and Brent Burns also scored for Minnesota, which kept its remote playoff chances alive.

Scott Parse scored twice for the Kings, 0-3-1 in their past four to tie their longest winless streak of the season. Los Angeles lost four straight from Dec. 17-30.

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