Setoguchi's goal breaks scoreless tie as Wild edge Colorado, 1-0

It was a defensive struggle between the Wild and Avalanche Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center. The game was scoreless until Devin Setoguchi scored with 2:31 left in the third period giving Minnesota the win. Niklas Backstrom stopped 26-shots in the shutout effort.
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It was a defensive struggle between the Wild and Avalanche Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center. The game was scoreless until Devin Setoguchi scored with 2:31 left in the third period giving Minnesota the win. Niklas Backstrom stopped 26-shots in the shutout effort.

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