The Colorado Avalanche showed up in the second period by scoring four goals. Greg Mauldin started it at 2:45 with his second goal of the season and then scored his third of the season at 7:50.
About 30 seconds earlier, Milan Hejduk scored a power play goal. Rookie Kevin Shattenkirk added his fourth of the season at 9:29.
Chris Stewart got into a fight with Kyle Brodziak (who scored the Wild’s second period goal) near the end of the period and completely owned Brodziak.