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 ...

Wild outgun reeling Sabres

Nov 14, 2014

Wild outgun reeling Sabres

Mired in a scoring slump, the Minnesota Wild broke out in a big way against a team that’s seen it happen all too often lately. Nino Niederreiter had his first career three-goal game and backup goalie Niklas Backstrom stopped 25 shots on Thursday night ...

Rangers stage huge rally to beat Wild

Oct 28, 2014

Rangers stage huge rally to beat Wild

The New York Rangers could have been counted out multiple times against the Minnesota Wild. Such as when forward Chris Kreider was ejected in the first period or when defenseman John Moore was kicked out in the second, or when the Wild scored two ...

Quick stands tall for Kings in win

Oct 20, 2014

Quick stands tall for Kings in win

The Los Angeles Kings spent much of the afternoon trapped in their own end while the Minnesota Wild pelted them with 41 shots. Thanks to Jonathan Quick and two more timely contributions from That 70s Line, the Kings are still perfect on their homestand. ...

Wild even up first-round series with Avalanche

Apr 25, 2014

Wild even up first-round series with Avalanche

Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second straight game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday night that evened the first-round matchup at two apiece. The Wild outshot the ...

Oshie notches hat trick as Blues wallop Wild

Mar 28, 2014

Oshie notches hat trick as Blues wallop Wild

St. Louis Blues center T.J. Oshie knew exactly what to do with the puck that completed his first three-goal game in the NHL. That souvenir now belongs to his 10-day old daughter, Lyla Grace, who was born on March 17. “It’s definitely going to ...