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Minn. Wild Players Moonlight As Waiters For Good Cause

Minnesota Wild players are taking off their helmets and taking orders. On Monday evening, they became celebrity waiters at the “Wild About Children” fundraiser. St. Paul’s Union Depot was transformed in to a fancy restaurant for the event, which benefits Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Skater-turned-waiter Mikko Koivu says his serving skills trump those of his teammates.

12/09/2013

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O’Reilly Gets Shootout Goal And Avs Beat Wild 3-2

Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 35 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon had a goal apiece to help the Avalanche sweep the home-and-home series with the Wild. John Mitchell added two assists for Colorado, which won a rare penalty-free game. Mikko Koivu and Matt Cooke scored goals and Josh Harding stopped 23 shots for the Wild.

11/30/2013

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Koivu Has Goal, 2 Assists In Wild’s Win Over Sens

The Minnesota Wild bounced back quickly from an ugly loss. Mikko Koivu scored the tiebreaking goal in the closing minutes of the third period and added two assists to lift the Wild to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

11/20/2013

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Wild Edge Jets 2-1

Mikko Koivu scored two goals, including the winner with 3:12 remaining, and the Minnesota Wild extended their winning streak to four games with a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.

11/17/2013

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Coyle’s Goal lifts Wild To 3-2 Win Over Panthers

Charlie Coyle put Minnesota ahead with 8:22 remaining after Florida scored twice in the third period to tie it, and the Wild hung on to beat the Panthers 3-2 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.

11/15/2013

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Panthers Beat Wild 2-1 In Shootout

Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in a shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Boyes’ backhander went through the legs of goalie Josh Harding for the winner. Huberdeau beat Harding on the stick side for the first shootout goal. Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu were turned aside by Panthers goalie Tim Thomas in the shootout. Aleksander Barkov scored in regulation for Florida, and Thomas made 31 saves.

10/19/2013

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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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Wild Routed By Oilers With Playoff Berth On Line

Corey Potter and Nail Yakupov both scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers prevented the Minnesota Wild from clinching a spot in the Western Conference playoffs with a 6-1 rout on Friday night.

04/26/2013

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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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Havlat’s 2 Goals Lead Sharks Past Wild 6-1

Logan Couture and Marty Havlat did much more than just shut down Minnesota’s top line. They dominated the score sheet for San Jose, as well.

04/19/2013

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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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Koivu Scores In Shootout As Wild Beat Kings 4-3

Mikko Koivu scored in a shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

03/30/2013

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Koivu Scores In OT, Wild Beat Coyotes 4-3

Mikko Koivu scored at 2:43 of overtime to give Minnesota a 4-3 comeback victory over Phoenix on Wednesday night, extending the Wild’s winning streak to seven and the Coyotes’ skid to seven.

03/27/2013

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Surging Wild Topple Stars 7-4

Zach Parise scored two goals and added an assist and the Minnesota Wild extended their winning streak to six games with a 7-4 win over Dallas Stars on Monday.

03/25/2013

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Cullen’s Shootout Goal Lifts Wild Over Predators 2-1

Matt Cullen scored the shootout-winning goal to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

03/09/2013

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