Wild Blog: McDavid, Oilers Deal A Setback To Wild Playoff HopesAfter being picked first overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid was proclaimed to be the next elite talent in the NHL.
Wild Beat Oilers 5-2 In 3rd Straight Win Under TorchettiMatt Dumba, Thomas Vanek and Mikael Granlund each had a goal and an assist and Minnesota beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Thursday night to win its third straight under interim coach John Torchetti.
Minnesotan Oilers Player Suffers Athletic Cup-Smashing Puck To GroinAn NHL player who originally hails from Blaine crumpled to the ice in a Thursday night game after he was smacked by a puck to the groin. Matt Hendricks, center for the Edmonton Oilers, played at Blaine High School and later at St. Cloud State.
Big 3rd Period Helps Wild Beat Oilers 4-3Charlie Coyle scored for Minnesota midway through the third period, 43 seconds after Ryan Suter's second goal of the game thwarted Edmonton's rally, and the Wild hung on to beat the Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Darnell Nurse scored his first NHL goal soon after the second intermission, giving the Oilers the lead following a 2-0 deficit in the first period, but the Wild roared back against goalie Cam Talbot.
Pouliot Scores Twice As Oilers Beat Wild 2-1Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak.
Wild Blog: Race To The PlayoffsHot, then cold, now hot again. That's how I would describe the Minnesota Wild this season. They started off the season on a run. They won seven out of their first 10 games and shut out Colorado in their first two games of the season.
Dubnyk Gets 6th Shutout Of Season As Wild Beat Oilers 4-0Devan Dubnyk stopped all 15 shots he faced to get his sixth shutout of the season, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.
Coyle's Late Goal Lifts Wild Past OilersCharlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
Wild Make NHL Playoffs With Win Friday Against EdmontonIt’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.
Koivu, Wild Break Through With 4-2 Win Over Oilers Mikko Koivu made up for a frustrating stretch without a goal by Minnesota, scoring 9 seconds into the third period to snap a tie and spark the Wild to a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.
Cullen's 2 Goals Lift Wild Over Oilers 3-1Matt Cullen ended the Minnesota Wild's long wait for their first regulation win on the road. Cullen had two goals and an assist to lift the Wild to a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
UND Hockey Gets Commitments From 2 RecruitsThe University of North Dakota hockey program has received commitments from two more recruits.