St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Marco Scandella scored 1:01 into overtime
to lift the Minnesota Wild over the Winnipeg Jets, 4-3, on Sunday.
After the Wild blew a three-goal lead in the third period, Scandella fired a
shot from the point that beat traffic in front and got past Michael
Hutchinson. Scandella had missed the previous two games with an illness.
Minnesota forward Zach Parise had two goals in his return to the lineup after
missing the past five games with a concussion. Nino Niederreiter also lit the
Niklas Backstrom was pulled after giving up three goals in the third for the
Wild, who have won three in a row. Darcy Kuemper made three saves in relief.
Michael Frolik, Evander Kane and Andrew Ladd scored for the Jets, who have
lost two straight. Ondrej Pavelec was pulled after giving up three goals on 11
shots in the first stanza.