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Wild Beat Maple Leafs 2-1 In Shootout

Zach Parise and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout, lifting the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.

11/13/2013

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Pominville Lifts Wild Over Hurricanes 3-2 In Shoot Out

Jason Pominville scored a goal in regulation and the game-winner in the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild over the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night. Justin Fontaine got the tying goal midway through the second period and Josh Harding made 27 saves for Minnesota, which won for the seventh time in nine games. Jiri Tlusty and Ryan Murphy scored for the Hurricanes, who had won two straight. Justin Peters stopped 28 shots. Carolina was 0 for 3 on the power play, while Minnesota finished 0 of 4.

11/09/2013

Wild’s Jason Pominville Wins NHL Weekly Award

Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville has been honored by the NHL for his productive recent performance. Pominville was picked Monday for the league’s “First Star” award. He had four goals and two assists over Minnesota’s last three games.

11/04/2013

Wild Blog: Pominville Acquisition Paying Off For Minn.

Last April the Minnesota Wild made a bold move at the NHL trade deadline as they sent goaltender Matt Hackett, forward Johan Larsson and a pair of draft picks to Buffalo for forward Jason Pominville.

11/02/2013

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Sharp Sparks Blackhawks To 5-1 Win Over Wild

Patrick Sharp finally scored, Nick Leddy jump-started Chicago’s stagnant special teams with a power-play goal and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 on Monday night. Corey Crawford made 29 saves, and Sheldon Brookbank, Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad all scored to give the Blackhawks just their third game of more than three goals in 12 contests this season. After giving up 11 goals while losing their previous two games, the Blackhawks played tougher defense, were more disciplined and paid the Wild back for their 5-3 win Saturday in Chicago.

10/28/2013

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Backstom Leads Wild Past Blackhawks 5-3

Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves in his first win of the season and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Saturday night in a rematch of their first-round playoff series. Jason Pominville had two goals in his 600th career game as Minnesota earned its third consecutive win. Zach Parise, Kyle Brodziak and Justin Fontaine also scored for the Wild, and Ryan Suter and Mikael Granlund had two assists apiece. Bryan Bickell scored for the fourth consecutive game for the Blackhawks, who had recorded at least one point in each of their past seven games. Patrick Kane added his team-best sixth goal in the third period.

10/26/2013

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Pominville, Wild Hold Off Winless Sabres 2-1

Jason Pominville received a warm welcome in his return to Buffalo and left his former team still searching for its first win of the season. Pominville, a former Sabres captain, scored the winning goal in the Minnesota Wild’s 2-1 victory over the winless Sabres on Monday night. “It tops off a pretty emotional day in a great way,” said Pominville, who played his first game in Buffalo since he was traded to Minnesota last April for center Johan Larsson, Rochester goalie Matt Hackett, a first-round pick that was used on defenseman Nikita Zadorov and a second-round selection. “So many good memories in this building. It’s nice to get another one.”

10/15/2013

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Wild Sign F Pominville To 5-Year Extension

The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Jason Pominville to a five-year contract extension. The Wild announced the signing on Thursday in advance of the team’s season opener against the L.A. Kings. Terms were not disclosed.

10/03/2013

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Pominville Lifts Wild To 4-3 Shoot-Out Win Over Jets

Jason Pominville scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Minnesota took a 2-0 lead into the locker room after 20 minutes on goals Carson McMillan and Charlie Coyle. New Wild defenseman Keith Ballard assisted on both. Winnipeg (1-2-2) stormed back with second-period goals by Eric O’Dell, Patrice Cormier and Paul Postma. Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter forged a 3-3 tie in the third period, scoring off a feed from Zach Parise.

09/21/2013

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Sharp Gets 2 Goals, Blackhawks Top Wild 3-0

Patrick Sharp scored two goals for Chicago, and the Blackhawks ratcheted up their defense, putting the Minnesota Wild on the brink of elimination with a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.

05/07/2013

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After Another Practice, Wild’s Pominville Progresses

Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville has moved closer to returning to the lineup. Pominville took part in the team’s morning skate on Tuesday before Game 4 of the first-round playoff series against Chicago.

05/07/2013

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Wild’s Pominville To Miss Game 1 Against Blackhawks

Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville will sit out Tuesday’s playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks.

04/30/2013

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Another Win, And Wild Will Finally Be Back In

The time on the scoreboard was ticking toward zero. The Minnesota Wild were clinging to a one-goal lead the Los Angeles Kings weren’t ready to give up on.

04/24/2013

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Pominville Scores Twice To Lead Wild Past Flames

Jason Pominville scored twice to help the Minnesota Wild beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 Monday night, snapping a three-game winless skid.

04/15/2013

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Blue Jackets Edge Wild In Shootout 3-2

Mark Letestu and Cam Atkinson scored in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday.

04/13/2013

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