ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Matt Foy scored for the first time in more than two years, Aaron Voros and Brent Burns added goals for the second time in two games, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 Sunday.

Stephane Veilleux also scored for Minnesota, which won for the fourth time in 12 games and moved past the Avalanche atop the Northwest Division.

Milan Hejduk scored for Colorado, which has lost two straight after going 7-1-1 in its previous nine games.

Red Wings 5, Blue Jackets 4, SO

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)- Johan Franzen scored the winning shootout goal in the fifth round of the tiebreaker and Detroit snapped a three-game losing streak with a victory over Columbus.

Detroit’s Chris Osgood stopped Sergei Fedorov to keep the Red Wings in the game and then he gloved David Vyborny’s shot to end it.

Nicklas Lidstrom had a goal and two assists for the Red Wings, who rallied late to tie it.

Osgood made 36 saves and is 9-1 this season.

Tomas Holmstrom and Pavel Datsyuk each had a goal and an assist, and Brett Lebda also scored. Brian Rafalski added two assists for the Red Wings, who improved to 7-3-1 on the road.

Fedorov also scored in regulation and Nikolai Zherdev and Rick Nash had a goal and two assists for Columbus, which has dropped six of seven including two shootout defeats. Duvie Westcott added a goal and Ron Hainsey had two assists.

AP-ES-11-18-07 2048EST


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