Officials in Montana’s Park County say a 29-year-old Minnesota man was buried by an avalanche near Cooke City, but was quickly dug out by snowmobilers and skiers.
Jan Hejda scored the go-ahead goal at 10:20 of the third period and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game road losing skid by beating the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night.
As a boy, he learned to ski at Bloomington’s Hyland Hills, and after years of jumping off cliffs and riding in deep powder as a professional skier, he died Sunday in the snow.
The search for a Minnesota-native and his climbing partner who have been missing in the Grand Tetons has now been switched from a rescue operation to a recovery operation, according to the National Park Service.
Niklas Backstrom turned in another strong performance with 23 saves, and the Minnesota Wild hung on to beat the crumbling Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Andrew Brunette scored twice and Jose Theodore stopped 38 shots, helping the Minnesota Wild hold off a rusty Colorado Avalanche squad for a 4-3 win on Thursday night.
Game night for the Wild. They’re in Colorado to take on the Avalanche. Dan Terhaar previews the game plus shares another of the Top 10 Moments in Wild history!
Craig Anderson made 32 saves to help Colorado beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Friday night, a victory tempered by the loss of center Ryan O’Reilly after he crashed headfirst into the boards.