Updated: 04/25/2014 10:14 AM
Created: 04/25/2014 1:44 AM KSTP.com
This is the difference a year makes. Last year the Minnesota Wild lost Game 4 of its opening round series against the Chicago Blackhawks and went on to lose the series 4-1.
The Wild reversed its Game 4 misfortune on Thursday night, beating the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 to even the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.
*Click the video box above to hear postgame reaction from coach Mike Yeo, and forwards Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu, Jason Pominville, and Mikael Granlund