Couture's late goal gives Sharks victory over Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Logan Couture's late third-period goal lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 win over Minnesota and eliminated the Wild from the Western Conference playoff race.
Couture, playing in his 21st NHL game, tipped Dan Boyle's shot past goalie Niklas Backstrom. That broke a tie with 3:51 remaining and sent the Sharks to their fourth victory over Minnesota this season.
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