Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov (30) makes the save in the shoot out against the Boston Bruins at Xcel Energy Center. The Minnesota Wild defeat the Boston Bruins 4-3 in a shoot out. Mandatory Credit: Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports
Wild win in SO, clinch playoff spot
ST. PAUL — Center Mikko Koivu scored the only goal in a shootout as the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, clinching a return trip to the NHL playoffs.
The Wild (42-26-12) got two goals from right winger Jason Pominville and tied the score at 3 with 1:05 left in regulation when defenseman Ryan Suter scored with an extra attacker on the ice.
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