The Minnesota Wild will start their season at home against Los Angeles on a Thursday night, Oct. 3.
The Minnesota Wild along with the rest of the National Hockey League released its 2013-14 regular season schedule on Friday. The Wild, fresh off a playoff appearance in a lockout-shortened season, will open its regular season against the L.A. Kings on Oct. 3 at Xcel Energy Center.
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed forwards Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan to one-year, two-way contracts. The deals were announced by the team on Thursday. The 25-year-old Fontaine led Houston in the AHL last season with 56 points in 64 games, including 23 goals.
The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on one-year, two-way contracts with free agent defensemen Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry. The team announced the deals on Friday, but the contracts pay less if the player is in the minors.
After 15 years in the NHL, there’s a part of Matt Cooke’s game that he’d like to lose: his reputation for the rough stuff.
The Minnesota Wild are sending forward Devin Setoguchi to the Winnipeg Jets for a second-round pick in next year’s draft.
The Minnesota Wild have used their limited space under the salary cap to sign defenseman Keith Ballard and re-sign defenseman Jared Spurgeon. The contracts were completed Friday.
This Fourth of July for the Minnesota Wild was a little less eventful than the last.
The Minnesota Wild have waived defenseman Tom Gilbert. The team announced the move Wednesday. The 30-year-old Gilbert had one season left on his contract for $3 million. If he goes unclaimed by another team, the Wild will use one of their two available compliance buyouts to keep Gilbert’s money from counting against their salary cap. He would then become an unrestricted free agent Friday, eligible to sign with any team except the Wild.
Almost a year to the day Ryan Suter signed a long-term contract to come to the Minnesota Wild, he received one of the top honors in NHL hockey. Suter was named Wednesday to the 2012-13 NHL First All-Star team as one of the top defensive players in professional hockey.
The Wild have made qualifying offers to five restricted free agents: defensemen Jared Spurgeon, Tyler Cuma and Kyle Medvec, and right wings Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan.
The Minnesota Wild have added a couple of players to the organization with state connections.
The New York Islanders fulfilled a need by adding rugged forward Cal Clutterbuck in a trade with the Minnesota Wild and unloaded a bit of a headache in the process. New York and Minnesota worked out a deal Sunday early in the NHL draft that sent Clutterbuck and a third-round pick to the Islanders for fellow forward Nino Niederreiter, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2010 draft.
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Justin Falk from the Minnesota Wild on Sunday for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in next year’s draft.
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed goaltender Niklas Backstrom to a three-year contract, keeping the veteran from becoming an unrestricted free agent. The deal was announced on Monday.
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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.