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NHL: Minnesota 5, San Jose 4 (SO)

Jan. 10, 2012 at 11:07 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Shootout goals by Matt Cullen and Mikko Koivu Tuesday helped the Minnesota Wild to a 5-4 win over San Jose.

Cal Clutterbuck, Warren Peters, Nick Johnson and Cullen scored in regulation for the Wild, who led 4-2 in the third period before Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau scored with a span of 42 seconds for the Sharks to set up extra time.

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Josh Harding gave up four goals on 38 shots for the Wild, who have just two wins in their last 13 games.

Dan Boyle had a goal and two assists, Marleau added an assist and Benn Ferriero scored for the Sharks, who had come into the game with a four-game winning streak.

Antti Niemi had 27 saves, but was unable to come up with the needed stops in the shootout.

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