NHL

Wild tie franchise record for points with 4-3 win over Avs

  • Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker is congratulated as he passes the team box after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche after only 10 seconds elapsed in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker is congratulated as he passes the team box after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche after only 10 seconds elapsed in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado Avalanche center Tyson Jost is congratulated after scoring a goal against the Minnesota Wild in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Colorado Avalanche center Tyson Jost is congratulated after scoring a goal against the Minnesota Wild in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker celebrates after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche after only 10 seconds elapsed in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker celebrates after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche after only 10 seconds elapsed in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)  (The Associated Press)

Nino Niederreiter tapped in the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Minnesota caught a break when a late goaltender interference call disallowed a goal and the Wild held off the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Thursday night to tie franchise records for points and wins in a season.

Nate Prosser, Mikael Granlund and Jason Zucker also added goals for the Wild, who have amassed 104 points and 48 wins in clinching the second spot in the Central Division.

Devan Dubnyk stopped 30 shots as No. 40 picked up win No. 40.

Tyson Jost scored his first NHL goal. Matt Nieto and Francois Beauchemin also contributed goals during the home finale for the Avalanche.

The Avalanche had a 6-on-4 with 1:39 remaining after Christian Folin was called for cross-checking and Colorado pulled goaltender Calvin Pickard. About 25 seconds later, Sven Andrighetto pushed the puck past a sprawled-out Dubnyk. But Minnesota challenged the play claiming goaltender interference and the tying goal was negated.

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This story has been corrected to remove Sven Andrighetto from Avalanche scorers in 4th paragraph.