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Dubnyk and Wild prevail in a tense 1-0 win in Calgary

ST PAUL, MN – MARCH 3: Mikael Backlund #11 of the Calgary Flames and Marco Scandella #6 of the Minnesota Wild skate after the puck during the first period of the game on March 3, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) I’m sitting here trying to predict which Minnesota Wild we’re going to see in Calgary. It’s a great guessing...
Via State of Hockey News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game #48: Minnesota Wild vs. Calgary Flames 1/29/2015 @ 8:00PM CST at ScotiaBank Saddledome

Minnesota Wild (21-20-6)  48pts  7th in the Central 2.72 Goals For (16th) 2.89 Goals Against (23rd) 15.5% Power Play (25th) 83.4% Penalty Kill (7th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 9G 29A = 38pts 2. #11 Zach Parise ~ 19G 17A = 36pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 9G 20A = 29pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 7G 19A = 26pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 24A = 25pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #18 Ryan Carter...
Via State of Hockey News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild notebook: Coyle, Niederreiter impact game on bottom lines

Charlie Coyle and Nino Niederreiter had found themselves fighting for ice time and left to play limited minutes in a third- or fourth-line role for the Minnesota Wild. The two big physical players had seen goals hard to come by and Minnesota coach Mike Yeo wanted a chance for Coyle and Niederreiter to "reset their game" by lessening their roles. Both responded with goals in Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild F Charlie Coyle Scores Filthy Goal vs. Oilers

This goal by Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle may be a goal-of-the-year candidate. It was a bad turnover in the neutral zone by the Oilers, and Coyle made sure to not waste the opportunity. He looked like he had run out of real estate, but managed to bring the puck back out front and stuff […] The post Wild F Charlie Coyle Scores Filthy Goal vs. Oilers appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise took a puck to the face, lost a tooth

Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise took a puck to the face, lost a tooth...or a crown, as is often the case.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Parise Takes Puck to the Face, Casually Picks Up Tooth

Zach Parise had no desire to leave a piece of him on the Rexall Place ice in Edmonton on Tuesday. The Minnesota Wild forward took a puck directly to the mouth during their 2-1 win and despite being knocked down, Parise calmly gets to his feet and proceed to find the tooth that was knocked Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zach Parise picks up his tooth off the ice

Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise took a puck to the face on Tuesday night and ended up losing at least one tooth. He quickly found it. After spitting out some blood, Parise reached down and picked up a tooth off the ice. He then handed it to the Wild’s athletic trainer and headed for the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild sneak past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, who snapped a two-game skid and have only three wins in their last 11 games. Boyd Gordon scored for the Oilers, who snapped a rare two-game winning streak and dropped to...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyle’s highlight reel goal lifts Wild to huge 2-1 win over Edmonton

ST PAUL, MN – MARCH 11: Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers controls the puck against Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild during the overtime period of the game on March 11, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Oilers defeated the Wild 4-3 in a shootout. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) I hope the little All Star break was relaxing for fans as...
Via State of Hockey News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Zach Parise Takes A Puck To Mouth In Edmontonb (Video & Vine)

The life of a hockey players is tough. It looks like Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise lost some teeth in this incident because he bends over to pick them up off of the ice. My mouth hurts watching this.
Via Goon's World
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Devan Dubnyk: back for more

It was just over a year ago — Jan. 15, 2014, to be exact —that the Edmonton Oilers made a final decision on goaltender Devan Dubnyk. All within an hour on that fateful day, GM Craig MacTavish dealt away Dubnyk — the netminder the Oilers had spent the last decade developing after drafting him 14th […] The post Devan Dubnyk: back for more appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild send Kuemper on AHL conditioning assignment

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have assigned goalie Darcy Kuemper to their AHL affiliate for a conditioning assignment. The move was made Monday. Kuemper can stay with the Iowa Wild up to two weeks. Kuemper's last start came on Jan. 6, his second straight game allowing four goals. He missed the next two weeks because of a lower-body injury, an absence during which the Wild...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild send Kuemper to AHL for conditioning stint

The Minnesota Wild assigned goaltender Darcy Kuemper to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Monday for a conditioning assignment. Kuemper, 24, replaced goaltender Devan Dubnyk in the second period of Minnesota's shootout loss at Detroit in the final game before the all-star break and stopped all 14 shots he faced in regulation and overtime. But Kuemper has played just...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche, Wild set to host Stadium Series games

With All-Star weekend set to take place in Columbus, it’s expected that the NHL will announce its next slate of outdoor games. The good news is that they are believed to be in two markets that have been asking for an outdoor game for far too long. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Minnesota Wild […] The post Avalanche, Wild set to host Stadium Series games appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings fanatic trolls Packers fans with cruel sign at Wild game

On Monday night, a diehard Vikings fan sitting behind the Minnesota Wild bench during a game against the Blue Jackets seized an opportunity to stick it to Packers fans after Green Bay's devastating collapse in the NFC championship game. The 31-year-old man's name is Ryan Rhody, and he absolutely detests Packers fans. Here he is tweaking them during the Wild-Blue Jackets telecast...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Suter suspended two games.

Ryan Suter couldn’t cry is way out of being suspended. Minnesota's Ryan Suter suspended two games for elbowing Pittsburgh's Steve Downie. Video: — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 15, 2015 Looking back on last nights game this was the lone reaction from anyone of Steve Downie’s teammates:   Gee, Adams don’t get so worked up. Save that...
Via The Pensblog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 42. The Wild are a mess.

“Hey Mike, will I get fired too?” The Wild are a disgrace. At no point was this game even close. – It looked like the Wild’s controllers broke on the Pens’ opening goal. Hack Sill (yes, we are calling him Hack Sill) finally got his first point as a Penguin, and the Pens were off and running. The worst part is people using this goal against the worst team in the Northern...
Via The Pensblog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Suter delivers ugly elbow to Downie's face

Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter typically isn’t considered a dirty player around the National Hockey League, but he’ll likely be getting a call from the Department of Player Safety after this play on Tuesday night. During the Wild’s contest against the Penguing in Pittsburgh, Suter caught Pens forward Steve Downie up high with an elbow Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke cross-checks Shea Weber in the face

Old Matt Cooke appeared on Saturday night when he cross-checked Shea Weber in the face after exchanging words with the defenseman. The two men went to cross-check each other, but Cooke’s stick elevated and caught Weber directly in the face. Ouch. Weber wasn’t too happy and instantly dropped the mitts. All Cooke could do was shy away from the barrage of punches. You really can’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Legend J.P. Parise Passes Away

J.P. Parise was hockey in Minnesota. A star for the North Stars for so many years and someone who provided more to the sport in that state than any other figure in history. Sadly, Parise passed away on Wednesday at the age of 73 after a year-long battle with lung cancer. Parise played 14 seasons in the NHL, including nine with the North Stars. He racked up 238 goals, 358 assists...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild to debut Smart Vending Machine that dispenses cans of beer (pic)

When the Minnesota Wild play host to the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center, fans in attendance will get the first crack at a newfangled vending machine that actually dispenses cans of Budweiser. According to a news release from the team (via the Star Tribune), the “BudweiserSmart” vending machine is the first...Read More The post Minnesota Wild to debut...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Yeo Rips Wild’s Effort In Profanity-Laced Rant During Practice (Video)

The Minnesota Wild have done a lot of losing lately, so it was head coach Mike Yeo’s turn to lose it during Wednesday’s practice. According to Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Yeo stopped practice on two separate occasions, but it was when he halted things for the second time that he really went off on his team. The Wild have dropped eight of their last 10 games, and...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo yells at his team during practice

The Minnesota Wild are in an ugly downward spiral and head coach Mike Yeo isn’t sure what to do about it. He has already accused his team of not having a winner’s attitude and players have already said that they have hit rock bottom. With just two wins over their last 10 games, you’d expect the Wild to be giving it their all in practice in an effort to turn things around. That...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Yeo slams Wild for not having 'winner's attitude'

The Minnesota Wild are 3-4-3 over their last 10 games and they’re slowly sinking in the Central Division. Problem areas exist all over the ice for the Wild, but to date, head coach Mike Yeo has publicly absorbed the blame. That all changed in an interview following his team’s loss at home to the Philadelphia Flyers. This time, Yeo openly criticized his team and accused the squad...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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