For all their accomplishments so far — the record-breaking start, the Presidents’ Trophy, the individual honors — the Chicago Blackhawks know this is the time of year that will define their season.
Lockout? What lockout? Minnesota Wild fans were quick to forgive and forget a four-month work stoppage, flocking back to the Xcel Energy Center for a shortened season.
The Minnesota Wild earned the No. 8 seed in the NHL Western Conference Playoffs after winning 3-1 at Colorado Saturday night.
Devin Setoguchi broke a second-period tie and Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots, helping the Minnesota Wild secure their first playoff spot in five years with a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Corey Potter and Nail Yakupov both scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers prevented the Minnesota Wild from clinching a spot in the Western Conference playoffs with a 6-1 rout on Friday night.
It’s easy to get caught up in what’s going on around you when you’re trying to get to the playoffs, but it’s a simple formula for the Minnesota Wild. Beat the Edmonton Oilers Friday night, and the Wild is a playoff team.
The time on the scoreboard was ticking toward zero. The Minnesota Wild were clinging to a one-goal lead the Los Angeles Kings weren’t ready to give up on.
Charlie Coyle and Cal Clutterbuck scored 16 seconds apart late in the first period, helping the Minnesota Wild break their five-game home losing streak and hang on for a critical 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
It’s make-or-break time for the Wild as they try to white-knuckle their way into the playoffs.
Joey MacDonald made 34 saves, Mark Cundari scored a goal in his first NHL game and the Calgary Flames beat Minnesota 4-1 on Sunday night to hand the Wild a potentially harmful home loss in their push for the playoffs.
The Wild are middle of a playoff push, but Wild forward Charlie Coyle’s thoughts have largely been elsewhere this week.
Logan Couture and Marty Havlat did much more than just shut down Minnesota’s top line. They dominated the score sheet for San Jose, as well.
The Minnesota Wild are moving their primary minor league team to Iowa.
Kyle Brodziak scored a pair of goals, and the Minnesota Wild earned another late-season win by topping the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Wild have sent goalie Josh Harding on a conditioning assignment to the AHL.
Jason Zucker scored at 2:15 of overtime to give Minnesota a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, pulling the Wild within 2-1 in the Western Conference quarterfinal series.
Any questions of whether Minnesota Wild fans would return after the NHL lockout have been crushed.
The New York Islanders hung on for a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday despite a lackluster final two periods.
The agent for former Minnesota Wild forward Pavol Demitra confirmed to the NHL that Demitra was among the people killed in a plane crash in Russia in September 2011. Here is a gallery of photos […]
Take a look at the Minnesota Wild’s first picks in the NHL Draft since 2000. The 2011 NHL Draft is in the Twin Cities at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The NHL All-Star Game was held at the home of Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C. With the exception of Sidney Crosby, the game’s top stars were on hand for the annual affair that was a bit different this year with team captains for each side (East and West) drafting players to their teams, making it Team Lidstrom Vs. Team Staal.