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.
Canucks Beat Wild 3-2Radim Vrbata scored twice, Jannik Hansen once and the Vancouver Canucks held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Wednesday night. Daniel Sedin had two assists, Ryan Miller stopped 30 shots and Vancouver allowed fewer than three goals for the first time in 11 games, winning for just the third time in that span.
Penguins Top The Wild 4-3Evgeni Malkin scored two goals and picked up two assists for his first four-point game in two seasons to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. David Perron and Beau Bennett also scored for Pittsburgh, which rode Malkin's inspired play to win for just the second time in five games.
Wild Beat Hurricanes With Zucker's OT GoalJason Zucker scored his second goal of the game with 1:10 left in overtime, giving the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Minnesota had to kill off an overtime power play to set up the winner.
Wild Welcome Back Assistant Coach After 'Huge Mistake'Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor has returned to the team following a drunken driving incident this summer. Sydor took the ice for practice Tuesday, his first this season with the Wild.
Big 3rd Period Helps Wild Beat Oilers 4-3Charlie Coyle scored for Minnesota midway through the third period, 43 seconds after Ryan Suter's second goal of the game thwarted Edmonton's rally, and the Wild hung on to beat the Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Darnell Nurse scored his first NHL goal soon after the second intermission, giving the Oilers the lead following a 2-0 deficit in the first period, but the Wild roared back against goalie Cam Talbot.
With Pair Of Goals By Charlie Coyle, Wild Top Blues 3-2Charlie Coyle scored twice, including 21 seconds after a power-play goal by Zach Parise late in the second period, and the Minnesota Wild picked up where they left off last spring against St. Louis with a 3-2 victory over the Blues on Saturday night.
Wild Claim Left Wing Chris Porter Off WaiversThe Minnesota Wild have claimed left wing Chris Porter off waivers from Philadelphia. The move was made Thursday before the Wild's final exhibition game against Buffalo. Porter signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Flyers but was one of their final training camp cuts.
Wild Fans Get To Watch Practice, Take A Shot At Single Game TicketsMinnesota Wild fans watched the players take the ice at the Xcel Energy Center Saturday for the first time in four months. The team made a morning of their first public practice. Hundreds of fans took part in The Wild Breakaway Run outside the Xcel.
Son Of Vikings GM Blossoms On Football FieldWhile Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was at work at TCF Bank Stadium last week with his team, his son JD was helping defending state champion Eden Prairie High School beat Totino-Grace -- and he hardly missed a play. "[I] had our game in one ear and his game in the other ear on the radio, and then had it streamed on my computer," Rick Spielman said.
Outdoor Battle Between Wild, Blackhawks Coming To TCF StadiumOn a hot summer day, they were outside talking hockey at Minneapolis' TCF Bank Stadium Wednesday for the official prelude to an outdoor NHL game in Minnesota. "This is an unbelievable day for us," Wild owner Craig Leopold said. "We have worked really, really hard in the last seven, eight years to try to get an outdoor game for our market, for our fans."