(Saint Paul) Jonas Brodin broke the deadlock in the 18the second in overtime, giving the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.
Brodin accepted a pass from Jordan Greenway before firing a shot that beat goaltender Hunter Miska.
Victor Rask hit the target twice and Greenway added a goal for the Wild, who ended their first stint at home with a 3-3 record. Joel Eriksson Ek had two assists.
Rask allowed the Wild to force overtime after jumping on a return throw from Kirill Kaprizov with 7:26 remaining in the third period.
The Wild, who already have to deal with the absence of several players, welcomed the return to the game of goaltender Cam Talbot. He made 22 saves in the win.
Joonas Donskoi, Cale Makar and Brandon Saad sparked the red light for the Avalanche, who lost the services of Nathan MacKinnon due to a lower body injury.
Miska, a rookie from Minnesota, gave Philipp Grubauer an evening off. He stopped 29 pucks.
Ahead of the game, the Wild placed forward Marcus Foligno’s name on the National Hockey League’s COVID-19 list.
Foligno will not be able to participate in training, travel or team matches until his name is removed from the list.
Throughout the 2020-2021 season, the NHL will release the names of players who are “unavailable” because they must adhere to COVID-19 protocols. The list is updated daily.
Foligno has one goal and three points in nine games this season. He sits first in the Wild with 25 hits and is tied for fourth on the team with a defensive ratio of plus-4.
Separately, Wild general manager Bill Guerin announced that the team had placed defenseman Matt Dumba (lower body) on the injured list, and Mats Zuccarello (upper body) on the list. long-term injuries.
The Wild did not specify the exact nature of the injuries to both players.