EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Rickard Wallin scored on a rebound 2:12
into overtime Saturday night to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2
victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
Edmonton's Tony Salmelainen had tied the score with 1:10 left in
Kyle Wanvig and Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored second-period goals
for the Wild (3-3-0-0) while Raffi Torres had the other goal for
the Oilers (1-1-1-1) in an exhibition game that was wide open for
two defensive-minded teams.
On Salmelainen's goal, he cut to the net at a tight angle and
beat Dwayne Roloson far side with a high backhand for his first
goal of the preseason goal.
Wallin won it when he put in a rebound of a shot by Richard
Ty Conklin, who has already locked up the backup goalie slot
behind Edmonton's Tommy Salo, stopped all 13 shots he faced in the
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Arena: Rexall Place Location: Edmonton, Alberta
No scoring this period
Pierre-Marc Bouchard Assist: Alexandre Daigle, Sergei Zholtok
Raffi Torres Assist: Jarret Stoll, Sergei Zholtok
Kyle Wanvig Assist: Darby Hendrickson, Mika Hannula
Tony Salmelainen Assist: Shawn Horcoff, Jason Chimera
Rickard Wallin Assist: Richard Park, Jason Chimera