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Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu, left, of Finland, celebrates with teammate Ryan Suter (20) after scoring in overtime on Phoenix Coyotes goalie Jason LaBarbera, top right, in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 4-3. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)

Minnesota beats Phoenix in OT


ST. PAUL — Mikko Koivu scored at 2:43 of overtime to give Minnesota a 4-3 comeback victory over Phoenix on Wednesday night, extending the Wild’s winning streak to seven and the Coyotes’ skid to seven.

Koivu skated out from the corner and beat goalie Jason LaBarbera between the pads.

Minnesota tied it with 54.3 seconds left in regulation, with Ryan Suter scoring on a wrist shot from the left point with Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom off for an extra attacker.

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