Three goal third period sends Wild past Avalanche

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DENVER (AP) – Nico Sturm led a balanced Minnesota scoring attack with two goals, Kaapo Kahkonen was sharp in making 30 saves and the Wild earned their fourth straight win by beating the Colorado Avalanche 6-2. Mats Zuccarello, Zach Parise, Marcus Foligno and Ryan Hartman also scored for the Wild, who finished 4-1 on their road swing. In all, 10 Minnesota players had at least one point. J.T. Compher and Nazem Kadri scored for an Avalanche team that’s dropped two in a row. They had been 5-0 following a loss this season.á