Panthers top Wild to extend streak

Jan 4, 2016

Panthers top Wild to extend streak

Jaromir Jagr had two shots on goal Sunday night and that was enough to extend Florida’s record-setting run. Jagr scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the third period, and Al Montoya made 38 saves as the streaking Panthers beat the Minnesota ...

Wild spoil Tortorella's debut with Blue Jackets

Oct 23, 2015

Wild spoil Tortorella's debut with Blue Jackets

Expecting a strong effort from the Columbus Blue Jackets in coach John Tortorella’s debut, Minnesota didn’t bring its own initial push. The Wild recovered in plenty of time. Thomas Vanek scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and Minnesota beat Columbus 3-2 on ...

Wild stage frantic rally to overcome Avalanche

Oct 9, 2015

Wild stage frantic rally to overcome Avalanche

All the hats thrown onto the ice weren’t a big surprise. Zach Parise did have a hat trick. On the road, though? Now that stunned Parise a little bit. Not nearly as stunned as the Colorado Avalanche were after blowing a big lead. Parise ...

Blackhawks sweep Wild

May 8, 2015

Blackhawks sweep Wild

Corey Crawford made 34 saves, Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night for a four-game sweep. The Wild never led in the ...

Blackhawks tame Wild to take 3-0 lead in series

May 6, 2015

Blackhawks tame Wild to take 3-0 lead in series

Patrick Kane has been playing like he never left. Corey Crawford has resolutely rebounded from being benched. The Chicago Blackhawks have only begun to rev up their game, and the Minnesota Wild have lost their touch at the wrong time. Kane scored on a ...

Red Wings beat Wild after eight rounds of SO

Apr 5, 2015

Red Wings beat Wild after eight rounds of SO

Darren Helm didn’t expect to have the game on his stick eight rounds into a shootout. Yet it was his goal that gave Detroit a crucial extra point. Helm, Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan scored in a long shootout, and the Red Wings outlasted ...

Ovechkin nets pair for Caps

Mar 20, 2015

Ovechkin nets pair for Caps

Minnesota’s home woes continued — thanks in large part to the NHL’s leading goal scorer. Alex Ovechkin scored two goals, helping lift the Washington Capitals past the Wild 3-2 on Thursday night. The Wild have gone 21-6-2 since acquiring goalie Devan Dubnyk in a ...

Ducks survive Wild

Mar 14, 2015

Ducks survive Wild

The Anaheim Ducks moved back into the NHL lead with the kind of gritty game they have been missing lately. Jakob Silfverberg had the go-ahead goal and an assist, and John Gibson stopped 32 shots, helping the Ducks end a three-game losing streak with ...

Resurgent Wild continue push for playoffs

Feb 10, 2015

Resurgent Wild continue push for playoffs

The resurgence by the Minnesota Wild has been fueled by the brilliance of goalie Devan Dubnyk, a tightened defense and a boost of confidence. For this win, they throttled up their attack. Jason Pominville and Ryan Suter scored power-play goals, Dubnyk earned another victory ...

Wild thrash listless Sabres

Jan 16, 2015

Wild thrash listless Sabres

Goalie Devan Dubnyk had such an easy time in his Minnesota Wild debut Thursday night, he barely worked up a sweat. When teammate Matt Cooke tossed him a towel in the locker room following a 7-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres, Dubnyk tossed it ...

Evergreen Hossa leads Blackhawks past Wild

Jan 12, 2015

Evergreen Hossa leads Blackhawks past Wild

Playing on the eve of his 36th birthday, Marian Hossa looked like a much younger forward. Just call it his usual solid performance. Hossa, Bryan Bickell and Brad Richards each had a goal and an assist, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory ...

Wild stave off Canadiens

Dec 4, 2014

Wild stave off Canadiens

With their top defenseman out and a power play that is misfiring, a couple of fortuitous bounces were enough for the Minnesota Wild. Jason Zucker and Jason Pominville scored improbable goals to lift the Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on ...