4 Things To Know: Cruz Drops Out, Wildfires In Canada, Powerball & MoreFrom Senator Ted Cruz dropping out of the race for president to a Powerball ticket worth $348 million, here's a look at the top four stories from May 4, 2016.
Wild Beat Stars With Help From Koivu's OT GoalMikko Koivu and the Minnesota Wild are going home and hoping for another trip to Dallas. Koivu scored the tying goal with 3:09 left in regulation, then redirected Ryan Suter's shot from the left point 4:55 in the overtime as Minnesota beat the Stars 5-4 on Friday night to stay alive in their first-round series.
Wild's Reilly Feels At Home With Fellow GophersIt is always interesting to see the local connections come up to the Minnesota Wild. There are several, including defenseman Mike Reilly. He has been up and down, and he is learning -- and he carries with him a sense of Wild history.
Wild Hoping For Another Boost From Fans In Game 4At the X, it's a constant roller coaster of emotions for both the fans and the players, who say they have to maintain an even keel thruoughout the highs and lows of the playoffs.
Wild Must Ramp Up Passion In Game 4It is amazing how a win can change your entire outlook. The Minnesota Wild got it in Game Three, and they need a big dose of that same emotion Wednesday in Game Four.
Stars' Seguin, Russell Likely Out For Game 4 Vs. WildThe Dallas Stars will likely be without standout center Tyler Seguin again in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild.
Wild Blog: Tale Of The Tape - Minnesota Wild Vs. Dallas StarsFor the fourth year in a row, the Minnesota Wild are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, where they will once again face the champion from the Central Division.
Wild Refresh, Regroup As They Head Into PlayoffsThe Minnesota Wild have clinched a playoff spot. But if they continue to play the way they have been playing the last four games, they are not going to be in the playoffs for very long.
Red Wings Clip Wild 3-2Riley Sheahan had a goal and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night in a game with playoff implications for both teams.
Parise's Hat Trick Helps Wild Beat Flames 6-2Zach Parise scored three times for his third hat trick of the season and added an assist as the Wild beat the Calgary Flames 6-2 on Thursday night, spoiling goalie Niklas Backstrom's return to Minnesota. Jared Spurgeon scored two power-play goals as Minnesota
Minnesota State's Casey Nelson Signs With SabresMinnesota State defenseman Casey Nelson is forgoing his senior season after signing an entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres. Nelson is an undrafted free agent, who is coming off a season in which he was the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's defensive player of the year.
Dubnyk Makes 38 Saves As Wild Beat Kings 2-1Devan Dubnyk made a season-high 38 saves, Minnesota's penalty kill kept up its strong work and the Wild beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Tuesday night to move back into possession of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.