Milan Hejduk and Wojtek Wolski scored shootout goals, and Peter Budaj stopped both of Minnesota's attempts in the tiebreaker in the Colorado Avalanche's 2-1 victory over the Wild on Thursday night.
Budaj made 16 saves for his 18th win of the season.
Marc-Andre Bergeron scored, and Niklas Backstrom made 35 saves for Minnesota, tied with Edmonton and Nashville with 71 points for eighth place in the Western Conference. The Wild have lost 3 of their last five.
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