Parise's Hat Trick Leads Wild To 4-2 Victory Over Blue JacketsZach Parise scored his fourth career hat trick and second this season to lead the Minnesota Wild over the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Parise's empty-net goal with 57 seconds left gave Minnesota a 3-1 lead. Nick Foligno cut the deficit to one 41 seconds later, a goal that was challenged by the Wild but upheld.
Go-Ahead Goal From Vanek Pushes Wild Over Columbus, 3-2Thomas Vanek scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Minnesota Wild beat Columbus 3-2 on Thursday night, pushing the Blue Jackets to 0-8-0 and spoiling John Tortorella's debut.
Dubnyk, Wild, Stymie Blue JacketsIn Columbus, Ohio, Devan Dubnyk made 22 saves to help the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2.
Wisniewski, Blue Jackets Beat Wild 3-1James Wisniewski scored the go-ahead goal, had two assists and made a critical defensive play in the crease late in the third period to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Monday.
Blue Jackets Assign Center Sean Collins To AHL FalconsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned center Sean Collins to the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons a day before they return to action against the Minnesota Wild.
Wild Blog: Wild Clinch Playoff Berth, Defeat Bruins 4-3The Minnesota Wild went into Tuesday night knowing they would only need one more point to clinch a playoff berth in the Western Conference. The task would not come easy as the Boston Bruins, the defending Eastern Conference champions, were in town. Fortunately for the Wild, their play-off berth was solidified before the start of the third period. The Phoenix Coyotes lost their game in overtime to the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3.
Disputed Shootout Goal Leads Jackets Over Wild 2-1Ryan Johansen scored a disputed goal in the fourth round of the shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night. Johansen's shot initially was ruled a rebound, but a video review showed that Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper did not touch the puck, making it a legal shootout goal.
McElhinney's Shutout Leads CBJ Past Wild, 4-0Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and R.J. Umberger scored and Curtis McElhinney posted his first shutout since 2011 in leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. It was the Blue Jackets' second win in a row, the first time they've won back-to-back games since Oct. 25. They did it in their first game without last year's Vezina Trophy winner as the NHL's top goalie, Sergei Bobrovsky, who will miss the next month or so with a strained groin.
Zucker's Shoot Out Goal Lifts Wild Over Blue Jackets, 3-2Jason Zucker scored the lone shootout goal and assisted on the tying goal to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in a preseason game Monday night. Zucker's shot trickled under the outstretched left leg pad of Sergei Bobrovsky, who made 26 saves in regulation and overtime. Minnesota goalie Josh Harding thwarted all three Columbus attempts in the shootout with the last one from Matt Calvert hitting the post. Harding stopped 20 shots before the shootout.
Blue Jackets Edge Wild In Shootout 3-2Mark Letestu and Cam Atkinson scored in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday.
Backstrom Carries Wild Past Blue Jackets Niklas Backstrom made 24 saves, and newcomer Jason Pominville had a goal and an assist to help the Minnesota Wild snap a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night.
Wild End Skid, Top Blue Jackets 3-2Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period and the Minnesota Wild snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night.