Milan Hejduk [[ HAY-dook ]] and Matt Duchene [[ doo-SHAIN ]] each posted a goal in the shootout to lift the Avalanche past the Wild, 4-3. Mikko Koivu [[ MEE-koe KOY-voo ]] tallied a goal and an assist for Minnesota, which dropped to 6-7-and-1. Dany Heatley registered a pair of assists in defeat. Niklas Backstrom turned aside 29 attempts in the setback. Minnesota hosts Detroit on Sunday.