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Now trailing 2-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Minnesota Wild and the series shifts back to St. Paul for Game 3 Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins host the Oakland Athletics Monday night at Target Field, and one of the organization’s top young prospects will be in uniform. The Twins announced that Oswaldo Arcia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip flexor strain. To replace him on the roster, the Twins recalled outfielder Eddie Rosario from Class AAA Rochester.
Waynes actually grew up playing a different position, played in high school with another first round pick, and had a tough guidance counselor — his father.
The first period of Game 1 versus Chicago couldn’t have started worse for the Minnesota Wild. The Blackhawks had the Wild skating on its heels and the defense looked lost on the ice. It only took 1:15 before Brandon Saad scored to give Chicago a 1-0 lead.
With the 11th pick, Minnesota took Cornerback Trae Waynes out of Michigan State University. He met with press Friday at Winter Park.
You just get the feeling something special can happen when Mikael Granlund is on the ice. That’s because he has shown just enough of that to keep you watching and anticipating what that could mean in the playoffs.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday that single-game tickets for the 2015 season go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets will be available at the Target Center box office from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and they’re available for purchase on the Minnesota Lynx web site.
The Minnesota Timberwolves confirmed that Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA Rookie of the Year. Not that there was much suspense or contention over the choice. Wiggins won 110 first-choice votes.
One of the Wild’s quiet, but very talented defenseman made a big impact on their series against the St. Louis Blues despite not recording a single point over six games.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they will hold a 2:30 p.m. news conference Thursday to make a “major announcement.” WCCO Sports Director Mark Rosen has confirmed that Andrew Wiggins is expected to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year.
One of the fun things about the Stanley Cup Playoffs is watching to see who on the third and fourth lines, steps up and makes a name. The Minnesota Wild is deep, and one of the people who has made his presence known is Justin Fontaine.
A wrestling legend who never forgot his Minnesota roots is dead at 89. Verne Gagne spent some of his wrestling days taking it to Jesse Ventura. Gagne was from Corcoran. His wresting career spanned from 1949 to 1985.
The fallout is continuing after the controversial finish to the high-kick portion of the State Dance competition earlier this year. Faribault won the Class AAA title, but after all the other competing teams were disqualified for not lining up properly for the awards ceremony.
The Minnesota Wild announced Tuesday the schedule for its Western Conference Semifinal series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with the Chicago Blackhawks. Game 1 will be at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Chicago. Game 2 will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, also in Chicago.
Minnesota has lost an iconic face in wrestling — Verne Gagne has passed away at the age of 89.
With the Minnesota Wild advancing to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the most common question being asked isn’t, “Is this the year we finally beat the Chicago Blackhawks?” It’s, “When does the series start?”
The Minnesota Lynx announced Monday they’ve signed second round pick Reshanda Gray. The Lynx selected Gray with the 16th overall pick in this year’s WNBA Draft. Gray is a 6 foot, 3 inch forward who played at California.
The St. Louis Blues came into Game 6 knowing they needed to play their best game of the series for their season to continue. And yet it was the Minnesota Wild who played like they had no interest in going back to the “Show-Me-State” for a seventh game.
Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo encouraged fans to have a few Bloody Mary’s and get excited about Game 6 Sunday, knowing a win would send them to the Western Conference Semifinals against Chicago.
WCCO’s Mike Max had a chance to sit down with Tyus Jones for a 1-on-1 interview about his performance in the NCAA Finals, and what’s next in his career.
Momentum is a funny thing in hockey. One minute you are dominating play, keeping all the action in the offensive zone. The next, a puck is deflecting off a goaltenders glove into the net and momentum starts to slowly go away.
WCCO’s David McCoy spoke to the team’s owner and head coach ahead of Saturday’s game to talk about the recent buzz around soccer in Minnesota.
Before the Wild were making playoff runs — and before the Wild even existed — Brad Maxwell came to Minnesota to play hockey on a national scale. Now, years later, he’s created his own life after hockey in Minnesota that’s proven to be just as satisfying.
The Minnesota United are back for the 2015 season with their first home game Saturday night. In the video above, Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus kicked around the soccer ball on the WCCO Rooftop with United stars Andrew Fontein & Kevin Venegas.