DENVER, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Semyon Varlamov made 35 saves and added three more in a shootout Saturday, helping the Colorado Avalanche escape with a 3-2 win over Minnesota.
Varlamov blanked the Wild through 57 1/2 minutes, carrying a 2-0 lead into the game's final moments.
After a scoreless overtime, the Avalanche goalie stopped Zach Parise and Koivu in the first two rounds of the tiebreaker.
Gabriel Landskog and Nate McKinnon scored in regulation for Colorado, which swept a home-and-home series against Minnesota.
Harding finished with 23 saves for the Wild, who dropped a fourth straight.