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NHL: Edmonton 2, Minnesota 1 (SO)

March 5, 2010 at 11:58 PM

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 5 (UPI) -- Mike Comrie, who scored Edmonton's only goal in regulation Friday, also tallied in the sixth round of the shootout to give the Oilers a 2-1 win over Minnesota.

Both sides had two goals through the first five shootout rounds before Comrie put one past Niklas Backstrom.

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Guillaume Latendresse, who also produced the lone goal for Minnesota during the three regulation periods, could have extended the shootout but was stopped by Jeff Deslauriers.

Edmonton ended a three-game losing streak and handed the Wild their first loss in three games.

Comrie put Edmonton in front 6:50 into the game and Latendresse tied it midway through the second period.

Deslauriers made 28 saves in the victory and Backstrom stopped 22 shots.

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