Wild's Spurgeon Stepping Up In PlayoffsJared Spurgeon is experienced enough in the postseason to know it's different this time of year.
Wild Get 2-1 Victory In Boudreau's Return To AnaheimMatt Dumba and Jared Spurgeon scored early in the second period, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Ducks 2-1 Sunday night in coach Bruce Boudreau's triumphant return to Anaheim.
Crazy Rally For Wild Comes Up Short In 5-4 Loss To DallasJason Spezza scored his fourth goal of the series and added three assists, and goalie Kari Lehtonen and the Dallas Stars needed every last one of them to hold off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday to wrap up the first-round series in six games.
Spurgeon Proves Good Things Come In Small PackagesIf you're looking for a reason behind their recent surge into the playoff picture, Jared Spurgeon is a good place to start.
Wild Snap 8-Game Skid With Win Over CanucksA new voice and approach paid immediate dividends for the Minnesota Wild. Jared Spurgeon had a goal and an assist to make interim head coach John Torchetti a winner in his debut Monday night as the Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 to snap an eight-game losing streak.
Callahan Scores In Shootout, Lightning Top Wild 3-2Ryan Callahan scored the lone shootout goal and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. Callahan made several moves before beating Devan Dubnyk from in-close.
Wild Falls To Dallas 6-3, Drops 2nd StraightAntti Niemi stopped 30 shots in relief and the Dallas Stars scored four straight goals to beat the Minnesota Wild 6-3 on Monday night.
Wild Re-Signs D Spurgeon To 4-Year Contract ExtensionThe Minnesota Wild signed defenseman Jared Spurgeon to a $20.75 million, four-year contract extension that begins next season. The deal was announced Monday before the Wild hosted the Dallas Stars.
Coyotes Beat Wild In Overtime, 2-1Anders Lindback kept Arizona in it when the offense stagnated early, with a little help from the posts. Mikkel Boedker provided the spark that got the Coyotes going and had the finishing touch. It wasn't always pretty, but that's usually the way it goes for the Coyotes.
Penguins Top The Wild 4-3Evgeni Malkin scored two goals and picked up two assists for his first four-point game in two seasons to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. David Perron and Beau Bennett also scored for Pittsburgh, which rode Malkin's inspired play to win for just the second time in five games.
Wild Fall To Stars 3-2 After Klingberg Goal In OvertimeJohn Klingberg scored at 3:18 of overtime, and the Dallas Stars beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. Klingberg got a cross-ice pass from Tyler Seguin and beat Devan Dubnyk for his fourth of the season.
Dubnyk Earns 2nd Shutout In Wild Victory Over LightningDevan Dubnyk made 31 saves for his second shutout this season, and Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 Saturday night in the Wild's first game without injured forward Zach Parise.