Wild Place Brodin On Injured Reserve With Broken FootThe Minnesota Wild have placed defenseman Jonas Brodin on injured reserve because of a broken foot. Brodin was injured in Thursday night's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers. The Wild said Saturday he's expected to miss three to six weeks.
Wild Snap Pic Of Golf With A GatorIt was golf with a gator for some members of the Minnesota Wild. Nino Niederreiter tweeted out a photo of the reptilian interloper as he and fellow teammates Marco Scandella, Matt Dumba and Darcy Kuemper hit the links recently.
Minnesota Wild Hire Stats Specialists For Hockey OperationsThe Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club has brought in Andrew C. Thomas as lead hockey researcher and Alexandra Mandrycky as hockey operations analyst.
Minnesotan Oilers Player Suffers Athletic Cup-Smashing Puck To GroinAn NHL player who originally hails from Blaine crumpled to the ice in a Thursday night game after he was smacked by a puck to the groin. Matt Hendricks, center for the Edmonton Oilers, played at Blaine High School and later at St. Cloud State.
Parise's Hat Trick Leads Wild To 4-2 Victory Over Blue JacketsZach Parise scored his fourth career hat trick and second this season to lead the Minnesota Wild over the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Parise's empty-net goal with 57 seconds left gave Minnesota a 3-1 lead. Nick Foligno cut the deficit to one 41 seconds later, a goal that was challenged by the Wild but upheld.
Wild Beat Blues With Help From Dubnyk's 33 SavesErik Haula broke a third-period tie, Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Thursday night. Nino Niederreiter and Thomas Vanek also scored to help the Wild start a four-game trip with just their sixth road win of the season.
After Holiday Break, Wild Looking For A Strong Start Against PittsburghAfter three days off, the Minnesota Wild get back to work tonight at home against Pittsburgh. And the key is shaking off the rust.
Fmr. Head Coach Of 'U' & North Stars Hockey Teams Has DiedThe former head coach of both the University of Minnesota and Minnesota North Stars hockey teams, Glen Sonmor, has died.
Coyotes Beat Wild In Overtime, 2-1Anders Lindback kept Arizona in it when the offense stagnated early, with a little help from the posts. Mikkel Boedker provided the spark that got the Coyotes going and had the finishing touch. It wasn't always pretty, but that's usually the way it goes for the Coyotes.
Former NHL Player Finds A Comfortable Home As Orono Head CoachMark Parrish was part of a Bloomington Jefferson hockey dynasty in the 90s. He, Ben Clymer, Mike Crowley, and Dan Trebil were part of a group that spent time in the NHL.
Stars Beat Wild In Overtime 4-3Tyler Seguin scored with just over a minute remaining in overtime and the Dallas Stars came back from a three-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday night. Alex Goligoski, Jamie Benn and John Klingberg scored for Dallas in the third period. Seguin,
Winnipeg Jets Beat Minnesota Wild 3-1Early in the first period of his NHL debut, Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck stopped a wrist shot from Minnesota's Charlie Coyle. Making that first save calmed Hellebuyck's nerves, and he didn't have much reason to stress after. He only faced 14 more shots.