Minnesota 2, St. Louis 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, November 5, 2011 8:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 6-7-0-0 3-1-0-0 3-6-0-0 L1
Minnesota 7-3-2-1 5-2-1-0 2-1-1-1 W4

Recap


Josh Harding made 30 saves in his fourth straight win and Guillaume Latendresse scored the deciding goal as the Minnesota Wild edged the visiting St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Saturday.

Dany Heatley added his fourth goal and Mikko Koivu recorded his seventh assist for the Wild, who have won four straight.

Harding has started all four games during the winning streak and allowed a total of three goals as first-year coach Mike Yeo rides the hot hand. Harding, who sat out all of last season with a knee injury, had made just one start prior to his current run.

Latendresse scored unassisted with 1:18 left in the second, creating a turnover in the St. Louis zone and backhanding the puck into the top of the net over Jaroslav Halak’s shoulder.

Heatley’s tally came on a 4-on-4 chance earlier in the second, taking a feed from Koivu and snapping it under the arm of Halak.

Harding came within 2:02 of his second shutout, but Jamie Langenbrunner spoiled it with his first tally.

Top Game Performances

St. Louis   Minnesota
Jamie Langenbrunner 1 Points Dany Heatley 1
Jamie Langenbrunner 1 Goals Dany Heatley 1
Alex Pietrangelo 1 Assists Mikko Koivu 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jaroslav Halak .923 Save Percentage Josh Harding .968
Jaroslav Halak 24 Saves Josh Harding 30

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
St. Louis 31 1 0-2 3-3 19 26
Minnesota 26 2 0-3 2-2 17 32

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Minnesota . The Wild have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .571 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Chicago . The Blues have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .571 after a loss.
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