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Apr 30, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Wild right wing Nino Niederreiter (22) is congratulated following his game winning overtime period goal by center Kyle Brodziak (21) and left wing Dany Heatley (15) against the Colorado Avalanche in game seven of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center. Photo by: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Wild turn table on Avalanche in OT


DENVER -- The Minnesota Wild were stung twice by late goals and overtime losses earlier in their first-round playoff matchup with the Colorado Avalanche.

In the biggest game of the season, they turned the tables on the Avalanche, and are now moving on.

Minnesota right winger Nino Niederreiter scored 5:02 of overtime and the Wild rallied late and beat the Avalanche 5-4 in Game 7 on Wednesday night.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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