Wild Must Pass Blackhawks To Progress: 'We'll Figure It Out'The Minnesota Wild have a well-balanced team, with every important player back from the squad that reached the Western Conference semifinals for the second straight spring. They also have an unsolved problem: the Chicago Blackhawks.
Minnesota Wild Return To Ice With Stalwart Dubnyk In GoalWhen Devan Dubnyk arrived last winter, the Minnesota Wild were drifting. His NHL career, too, had taken on a nomadic tone. The six-year, $26 million contract signed by the lanky goalie during the summer was designed to give both Dubnyk and the Wild the stability they have desired for some time.
WCCO 4 Live At The Minnesota State Fair (2015): Day 1 The Great Minnesota Get-Together kicked off on Thursday, and the WCCO crew couldn’t be more excited.
After A Day Of Studying, Wild Are Ready To Take The IceAfter losing 4-3 and 4-1 in Chicago against the Blackhawks, the Wild are back in St. Paul Tuesday. And a home ice advantage couldn't be more important for Mike Yeo's team.
Wild Looking To Find Its Game Back At Xcel Energy CenterNow trailing 2-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Minnesota Wild and the series shifts back to St. Paul for Game 3 Tuesday night.
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.
Wild's Granlund On The Playoffs: 'It's Just Hockey'You just get the feeling something special can happen when Mikael Granlund is on the ice. That's because he has shown just enough of that to keep you watching and anticipating what that could mean in the playoffs.
Before Game 5, Wild Aim To Forget Game 4There is not much left to be said after the 6-1 shellacking that the St. Louis Blues dished out to the Minnesota Wild in Game Four of the NHL Playoffs, except this: The team that forgets quickly can bounce back quickly. "We know we didn't play well, they played really well," Wild forward Ryan Suter said.
Wild Looks To Bounce Back From Game 4 Debacle FridayYou never want to overreact to a win or a loss in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but what happened Wednesday night at Xcel Energy Center will certainly test the mental makeup of this Wild team.
Wild Poised For 'Unemotional' Game 4With an 8:30 p.m. start at the earliest for Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs, it's going to be tough for folks to get to sleep after this one is over. What will be the keys to Wednesday night's matchup? Start with what you don't do.
Yeo, Hitchcock Bring Differing Coaching Styles To PlayoffsIn the middle of this series between the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues are two different coaches. Both understand their teams, but as Mike Max reports, Ken Hitchcock appears unfazed by a 2-1 deficit. Mike Yeo has grown up as an NHL coach in front of the Wild fans' eyes.
With Speed, Discipline, Wild Have Kept Edge On BluesThe Minnesota Wild were built around speed. Playing smart has been, and will continue to be, an equally important factor in their success in this playoff series against St. Louis.