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Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella (6) protects the puck from Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler (26) during the second period at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Wild down Jets


ST. PAUL — Center Mikko Koivu scored his second goal of the game late in the third period, snapping a 1-1 tie and lifting the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.

Koivu scored late in the first period to give Minnesota an early lead, and he scored again with 3:12 left in regulation as the Wild improved to 10-1-2 at home this season. Minnesota (13-4-4) got 21 saves from goalie Josh Harding in its fourth consecutive win.

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