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NHL - US Sports: Wild pass Avalanche test

Netminder Cam Talbot spoke glowingly of the Minnesota Wild after they beat the NHL leading Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Sunday.

The Wild, 15/1 to win the Stanley Cup in 2021/22, scored 15 seconds into overtime to beat the Avalanche and win a sixth straight game.

Six-pack for the Wild

34-year-old Talbot made 40 saves to secure the win, which was his 27th of the season in 40 games (41 starts).

In his second season with the Wild, Talbot has registered a .911 save-percentage and 2.80 goals-against-average.

On trade deadline day, three-time Stanley Cup Champion Marc-Andre-Fleury was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks to partner Talbot and he made his debut in a 3-2 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.

The increased competition has helped inspire Talbot to go 8-0-0 in his past eight starts and improve the Wild's season record to 40-20-4.

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Big games looming

Their 84 points puts them second in the Central Division, 16 points behind the Avalanche with two games in hand.

Talbot said to the media: "The way we've been playing and where [Colorado is] in the standings, you kind of had this one circled.

"It's a good measuring stick, especially after we've been rolling here pretty well lately, and we need some points in our division.
"These are big games right now, and there's no bigger game than against the number-one team in the league."

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