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."
Former Gopher Mike Reilly Hoping To Stay Local With WildThe Wild are holding their developmental camp this week. It's a chance to work with the up-and-coming prospects in the organization. One of those prospects is up-and-coming pretty quickly -- former Gopher Mike Reilly is trying to go straight from one hometown team to another.
Burnsville's Brock Boeser In A Hockey Class By HimselfBrock Boeser grew up in Burnsville knowing he wanted to be a hockey player. That's nothing new for a Minnesota kid, but he grew into his dream. Boeser was the only Minnesotan taken in the first round, by Vancouver, in the NHL Draft.
Phil Housley Gets The Call To Hockey Hall Of FameThe State of Hockey is proud of one of its own Tuesday morning as a local legend got a call to the hall. Phil Housley was elected Monday to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The South St. Paul native was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1982.
4 University Of North Dakota Players Chosen In NHL DraftThe University of North Dakota men's hockey team has four more players who are NHL draft picks.
Wild Host St. Louis In Minnesota Home Opener Oct. 10The Minnesota Wild will open the 2015-16 season on the road. The Wild open the season at Colorado against the Avalanche on Oct. 8 and then return for their home opener against the St. Louis Blues on Oct. 10.
Blackhawks Beat Lightning 2-0 For Stanley Cup TitlePatrick Kane and Duncan Keith scored, and the Blackhawks won their third Stanley Cup in six years, beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in Game 6 on Monday night.
Former Wild Assistant GM On Building A Franchise From ScratchTom Lynn has worked for the Wild as Assistant General Manager, and now as an agent. He's a lawyer, but first and foremost, he's a hockey guy.
Wild Will Be Without Fontaine For Game 2 Vs. HawksMinnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks because if a lower-body injury.