Coyle Scored Shootout Winner For Wild

Posted at: 11/23/2013 6:30 PM | Updated at: 11/23/2013 6:31 PM
By: Associated Press

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Charlie Coyle scored in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.

Coyle deked before beating Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec.

Minnesota is 15-5-4 and has won six of its past seven games and is 9-1-1 in November.

The loss extended Winnipeg's losing streak to four games (0-2-2). It was the Jets' eighth shootout of the season and third loss.

Mikko Koivu also scored on Pavelec in the shootout. Bryan Little beat Niklas Backstrom.

Michael Frolik and Matt Halischuk each had a goal and assist for Winnipeg (10-11-4) in regulation.

Nino Niederreiter and Zach Parise scored for Minnesota. Parise's 11th of the season sent the game into overtime. He also had an assist.

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