Wild's Staal Spreads Hats, Joy To Children's HospitalsWith Wild mascot Nordy at his side, Eric Staal entered the hospital’s "Child Life Zone," to spread the joy with kids and their families.
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.
Good Questions: Mosquito Food, Uptown & Hat TricksWade from Brainerd is already tired of mosquitoes this summer, but he still wants to know: What do mosquitoes eat? According to the American Mosquito Control Association, only females feed on blood because they require the protein to produce eggs.
Orono Sophomore Scores Hat Trick In Playoff DebutIn Minnesota, there's nothing like the atmosphere, excitement and pressure of high school playoff hockey. That is, unless, you're Orono's David McCuskey. In his high school hockey postseason career, McCuskey is averaging three goals a game. He's only played one, but it was a good one. "I just really like to win. I guess I'm pretty competitive out there," McCuskey said.
Good Question ‘Reply All’: Gas Meters, 3-Alarm Fires & Hat Tricks This one came to us without a name, but it's from someone who wanted to know: How do they read our gas meters?