Minnesota defeats Pittsburgh, 4-3

Guillaume Latendresse scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period after getting a career-high three assists, giving the Minnesota Wild enough to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, on Monday night.

For the fifth time in 22 games this season, the Penguins lost after scoring first, this time on Sidney Crosby’s early goal. Crosby tied the score at 3-3 in the first minute of the third period with his 29th goal. The Penguins have lost eight of 11.

-- associated press