facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Minnesota 2, Winnipeg 1

Oct. 11, 2013 at 12:01 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Josh Harding allowed only a power-play goal in the final minute of the second period Thursday, lifting Minnesota to a 2-1 decision over Winnipeg.

It was the first win of the season for the Wild, leaving New Jersey and Buffalo as the only teams in the NHL without a victory.

Advertisement

The winning goal came from Matt Cooke midway through the second period that snapped a 1-1 tie.

Harding needed to make only 14 saves to get the win while Ondrej Pavelec stopped 28 saves for the Jets, who have lost two in a row after opening the campaign with two wins.

Jonas Brodin scored on a slap shot 7:39 into the contest to give Minnesota the lead. Bryan Little tied it on the power play with 43 seconds remaining in the first period.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Videos