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coyleAfter Minnesota dropped the first three games to find itself on the brink of elimination, Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said he wanted his team to treat Game 4 of its first-round playoff series against St. Louis as if it was Game 7.

The result was a 2-0 Wild victory on Wednesday in St. Louis that extended the series and sent it back to St. Paul for Game 5 — or, in Boudreau’s mind, the second of what he hopes are four Game 7s.

Minnesota still has a long way to make it all the way back, of course, and Games 1 and 2 proved the comforts of Xcel Energy Center won’t guarantee victories. For now, though, this is still a series — and here are the goals that extended the Wild’s season:

Charlie Coyle opened the scoring Wednesday when he caught goalie Jake Allen out of position behind his own net. You can see that goal right here:

Martin Hanzal added a critical second goal in the second period, beating Allen cleanly on a rare Wild shot from the middle of the ice. Here’s a look at that goal, too;