Minnesota North Stars

Former NHL Player Makes Home In MinnesotaBefore the Wild were making playoff runs -- and before the Wild even existed -- Brad Maxwell came to Minnesota to play hockey on a national scale. Now, years later, he's created his own life after hockey in Minnesota that's proven to be just as satisfying.
Minnesota Wild Pay Tribute To J.P. PariseThe Minnesota Wild celebrated the life of J.P. Parise before Thursday's game.
Podcast Page-1-2-15 John Hines Fills In For DAVE LEE On WCCO RADIO!A Citrus Bowl recap on Friday, with John Hines in for Dave Lee. Click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE.
Former North Stars Legend Preps For HOF InductionIf you grew up rooting for the Minnesota North Stars, then no doubt you remember Mike Modano. He played his entire career for the team, now the Dallas Stars. On Monday, Nov. 17, Modano will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Lou Nanne To Lead Gophers Sports FundraisingFormer University of Minnesota hockey star Lou Nanne, now a prominent Gophers booster, has been picked to lead the school's fundraising campaign for enhanced athletic facilities. The university announced the news on Monday. With a separate practice building for the men's and women's basketball teams at the top of the list, the Gophers are pursuing $190 million in private money to upgrade their sports programs. Football practice facility renovation is also a high priority. Nanne will lead a new volunteer leadership council that will assist the athletic department in meeting the needs of the athletes, coaches and programs.
Wild Blog: Lone Star RivalsOctober 5, 1993 was the first time the franchise formerly known as the Minnesota North Stars would play a home game somewhere other than Bloomington, Minn. That night, the Stars beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-4 in Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas – officially, and for the foreseeable future, to be known as the “Dallas Stars.” Though Minnesota hockey fans would count on the promise of a future franchise from the NHL, they had to wait seven long years to get it.
Minnesota Has Knack For Ruining Impressive Hockey StreaksThe Chicago Blackhawks tote an impressive 19-0-3 record, and a 22-games point streak into Tuesday night's game against the Wild.
Ex-Gen. Manager Of MN North Stars Talks LockoutLou Nanne thinks the lock out could have been avoided if only the sides would have started negotiating earlier. He said he believes the Players Association could have started earlier.
Vikings Departure Could Lead To Large Fallout In MinnesotaThe last professional sports team to leave Minnesota was the North Stars. Seven years after the North Stars left, the Minnesota Wild began play at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. But getting professional hockey to return came at a steep price.
North Stars Alumni Get Ready To CelebrateFormer members of the Minnesota North Stars are gathering in the Twin Cities for three days of reunion activities
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