(St. Paul, MN) -- Dany Heatley had a pair of goals to lead the Wild past the Avalanche, 4-2. Zach Parise [[ puh-REE-zee ]] assisted on both of Heatley's tallies in his debut for Minnesota. Mikko Koivu [[ MEE-koe KOY-voo ]] also notched two helpers while Mikael Granlund and Pierre-Marc Bouchard [[ boo-SHARD ]] netted goals in the win. Niklas Backstrom halted 25 shots in net for the win. The Wild welcome the Dallas Stars to town tonight.