Dubnyk, Wild, Stymie Blue JacketsIn Columbus, Ohio, Devan Dubnyk made 22 saves to help the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2.
Minnesota, Center Erik Haula Agree On 2-Year ContractThe Minnesota Wild and center Erik Haula have agreed on a two-year contract. The Wild announced the deal Sunday with the restricted free agent.
Wild Go With Haula To Replace Injured FontaineErik Haula replaced injured right wing Justin Fontaine for the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.
Wild Will Be Without Fontaine For Game 2 Vs. HawksMinnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks because if a lower-body injury.
Fontaine, Dubnyk Help Wild To 3-1 Win Over AvalancheJustin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Vanek Scores 2 Goals, Minnesota Wild Beat Carolina 6-3Thomas Vanek had two goals and an assist, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots to lift the surging Minnesota Wild past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Saturday night. Minnesota nearly blew a three-goal lead during a sloppy second period, but Dubnyk helped the league's fourth-best penalty kill unit stymie a four-minute power play to prevent Carolina from tying it.
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.
Wild Blog: Wild Vs. Blackhawks – So Close, Yet So FarI honestly believe the Wild had Tuesday night's game won until a questionable hooking penalty on Erik Haula put Chicago on the power play in the last five minutes of a tie game. That shift in momentum was just what the Hawks needed.
Wild Blog: Home Ice AdvantageFor this year’s Wild team, home ice advantage isn’t just a saying you’ll hear on their TV commercials, it’s really happening. The first two games they played at Xcel Energy Center this year were shutouts, and on Saturday they killed Tampa Bay by a score of 7-2. There’s no question the Wild seem to do better in St. Paul where they’ve got 18,000 screaming fans in their corner.
Wild Blog: Time For Some Home CookingAlright Wild fans, it’s time to get our boys back to their winning ways. That trip out to the west coast did not pan out like fans or the team would have liked it to, but with the State of Hockey behind them, I’m sure the Wild is ready to get back at it.
Koivu Lifts Wild Past Blues, 5-4 In OT Mikko Koivu scored at 4:28 of overtime to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues in the teams' preseason finale Saturday night.
WCCO 4 Live At The Minnesota State Fair (2014): Day 9Friday was MPR Day at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. MPR did live radio broadcasts at Carousel Park throughout the day. And despite the weather there were still plenty of things going on in the rain, and plenty of stories to share.