Series (Game 2 of 2)
Minnesota leads 2-0
(3-2-0, 6 pts)
(1-5-0, 2 pts)
8:00 PM ET, September 28, 2006
Scottrade Center, Saint Louis, Missouri
M. Koivu (C):
B. Rolston (LW):
J. Rivers (D):
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mikko Koivu scored two goals to lead the
Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday
Martin Skoula and Brian Rolston also scored for the Wild. Barret
Jackman and Lee Stempniak tallied for St. Louis.
The Blues led 1-0 after one period on Jackman's goal, which came
at 17:04 in the first period. But Skoula tied it when he beat Blues
goalie Manny Legace with a wrist shot 5:34 into the second period.
The Blues were whistled for four minor penalties in a 3:42 span
midway through the second period, and Koivu made them pay by
scoring two power-play goals.
Koivu gave the Wild the lead at 12:14 when he got control of a
loose puck at the right side of the net and wristed a shot into the
He then made it 3-1 at 14:35 with a one-timer from the high