The Minnesota Wild will get a boost when their captain returns, but can that boost an energy level? Is this team really a play-off team or just fading?
Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu has been cleared to return to the lineup after missing the last eight games with a left shoulder injury.
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu will miss the NHL All-Star game after his first career selection.
The Minnesota Wild will likely be without captain Mikko Koivu for at least two weeks, if not more. Coach Mike Yeo said Monday that Koivu has an upper-body injury, but declined to specify.
Mikko Koivu can now call himself an NHL All-Star as well as captain of the Minnesota Wild.
Matt Cullen scored in the third period and in the first round of the shootout to help the skidding Minnesota Wild recover from a late stumble to beat San Jose 5-4 on Tuesday night, stopping the Sharks’ four-game winning streak.
Jan Hejda scored the go-ahead goal at 10:20 of the third period and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game road losing skid by beating the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night.
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu returned Monday against the Colorado Avalanche after missing the past four games with a leg injury.
Mikko Koivu scored twice and Matt Cullen netted the winner in the shootout as the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Saturday night
Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf each had a power-play goal and an assist, and Teemu Selanne totaled three assists to help the Anaheim Ducks hold on to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Thursday and snap a three-game winless streak.
Daniel Alfredsson scored Ottawa’s third straight shootout goal and the Senators rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night in the home opener of their 20th season.
The Minnesota Wild have set their regular-season roster, with only 13 players who were also on the active 23-man list at this time last year.
Fedor Tyutin and Cam Atkinson each had a goal and an assist as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 in a preseason game Thursday night.
Carlo Colaiacovo scored with 1:09 to play to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 preseason win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
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