8 Silver Linings To An Awful Weekend In Minnesota SportsIt could've been one of the most fun and exciting weekends in Minnesota sports in some time, but it all came crashing down. Literally every team that could've lost did. But that doesn't mean all is lost among those teams. Here are eight silver linings from a rough weekend in Minnesota sports.
Wild Hosting Outdoor Viewing Party For Thursday Season Opener The Minnesota Wild heads to Colorado for its 2015-16 regular season opener Thursday night, but that doesn't mean fans in the Twin Cities can't be a part of the action. The Wild announced Tuesday that they're hosting a free outdoor viewing party for hockey fans.
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.
Sign WCCO's 'More Than Names' Flag At Xcel Energy CenterHockey fans have the chance to be a part of something big that we are working on here at WCCO. We are collecting signatures in our “More Than Names” campaign as one way to thank Minnesota military members and their families.
Matt Dumba Scores Twice, Wild Rout Visiting Jets 8-1Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night.
Dubnyk, Wild, Stymie Blue JacketsIn Columbus, Ohio, Devan Dubnyk made 22 saves to help the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2.
Minnesota Wild Return To Ice With Stalwart Dubnyk In GoalWhen Devan Dubnyk arrived last winter, the Minnesota Wild were drifting. His NHL career, too, had taken on a nomadic tone. The six-year, $26 million contract signed by the lanky goalie during the summer was designed to give both Dubnyk and the Wild the stability they have desired for some time.
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.
Minnesota Wild Starts Season With Media DayIf you are wondering if summer is over, the Minnesota Wild reported for training camp on Thursday. As Mike Max tells us, the pieces are the same and the questions are obvious.
Former Wild Player Charged With Illegal Grizzly Hunt In CanadaAnaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner has been charged with illegally shooting a grizzly bear in British Columbia.
Minnesota Wild Announce New Security Measures For Home GamesMinnesota Wild fans will see new security measures when they attend home games this season. The team announced the new measures Monday. They take effect Sept. 21 at Xcel Energy Center as part of a league-wide effort.
Assistant Wild Coach Accused Of Driving Drunk With Son In CarA Minnesota Wild assistant coach is in jail after he allegedly drove drunk with his son also in the car late Thursday afternoon.