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 ...

Wild slip by Red Wings in overtime

Mar 24, 2014

Wild slip by Red Wings in overtime

The Minnesota Wild’s hard work eventually paid off for a key victory. Matt Moulson’s goal at 2:15 of overtime gave the Wild a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. The Wild trailed 2-0 after the first period despite outplaying ...

Blues move to top of NHL standings

Mar 10, 2014

Blues move to top of NHL standings

Not even some inside information from Olympic teammate Zach Parise could stop T.J. Oshie in a shootout. Oshie and Alexander Steen scored shootout goals and the St. Louis Blues took over the top spot in the NHL standings with a 3-2 win over the ...

Varlamov heroics help Avs beat Wild

Jan 31, 2014

Varlamov heroics help Avs beat Wild

Semyon Varlamov celebrated his new contract with another stellar performance in net. Varlamov had 35 saves, John Mitchell had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche edged the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Thursday night. Matt Duchene had two assists for Colorado, which ...

Wild surpriseDucks on road

Jan 29, 2014

Wild surpriseDucks on road

The NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks had plenty of problems against the pesky Minnesota Wild. Claustrophobia wasn’t one of them. Zach Parise had a goal and two assists, Mikael Granlund scored the go-ahead goal on a power play early in the second period and Darcy Kuemper ...

Goalie switch pays off for struggling Rangers

Dec 23, 2013

Goalie switch pays off for struggling Rangers

The New York Rangers were running out of time to make anything out of the longest homestand in team history. The first seven games of the nine-game Madison Square Garden stay produced one win and only four of a possible 14 points for the ...

Wild feast onFlyers in third

Dec 3, 2013

Wild feast onFlyers in third

Someone has to score first and for the first time in eight games the Minnesota Wild beat their opponent to the punch. Jason Pominville and Charlie Coyle scored goals 57 seconds apart early in the third period to break open a defensive standoff and ...