A Minnesota Wild assistant coach is in jail after he allegedly drove drunk with his son also in the car late Thursday afternoon.
On a hot summer day, they were outside talking hockey at Minneapolis’ TCF Bank Stadium Wednesday for the official prelude to an outdoor NHL game in Minnesota. “This is an unbelievable day for us,” Wild owner Craig Leopold said. “We have worked really, really hard in the last seven, eight years to try to get an outdoor game for our market, for our fans.”
The Minnesota Wild and center Erik Haula have agreed on a two-year contract. The Wild announced the deal Sunday with the restricted free agent.
The Minnesota Wild have signed first-round draft pick Joel (yool) Eriksson Ek to a three-year, entry level contract. The deal was done on Monday.
The Wild are holding their developmental camp this week. It’s a chance to work with the up-and-coming prospects in the organization. One of those prospects is up-and-coming pretty quickly — former Gopher Mike Reilly is trying to go straight from one hometown team to another.
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Christian Folin to a two-year contract. The deal was done Saturday with the restricted free agent.
Saturday’s announcement that they had inked the deal came a week after the Wild agreed to terms with Dubnyk, showing that they don’t believe his stellar play over the final four months of last season was a fluke.
The Minnesota Wild finished a drawn-out negotiation with Mikael Granlund by locking up the center with a two-year deal on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Granlund had eight goals and 31 assists last season.
The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with goalie Devan Dubnyk on a six-year contract. Dubynk was acquired from Arizona in a trade in mid-January, and his arrival was the biggest reason for Minnesota’s incredible turnaround.
Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk was named the winner of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy at the 2015 NHL Awards Wednesday night in Las Vegas. The winner of the Masterton Trophy is voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association.
The Minnesota Wild will host Stanley Cup champion Chicago three times this season, including their outdoor game Feb. 21. The NHL schedule was unveiled Thursday.
The Minnesota Wild will open the 2015-16 season on the road. The Wild open the season at Colorado against the Avalanche on Oct. 8 and then return for their home opener against the St. Louis Blues on Oct. 10.
The Minnesota Wild have placed veteran left wing Matt Cooke on waivers, for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release. The Wild announced Thursday they will buy out the final season of Cooke’s contract, provided his clearance through waivers.
The Minnesota Wild have announced a six-game preseason that includes two home games against the Buffalo Sabres and a home-and-home series with the Winnipeg Jets. The Wild will play three games at Xcel Energy Center, opening the preseason at home against Buffalo on Sept. 21.
Tom Lynn has worked for the Wild as Assistant General Manager, and now as an agent. He’s a lawyer, but first and foremost, he’s a hockey guy.
The Minnesota Swarm are packing up and leaving the state after 11 seasons. Swarm co-owner John Arlotta announced Friday night that the National Lacrosse League team will relocate for the 2016 season.
The Minnesota Wild were humbled by their four-game sweep in the second round of the NHL playoffs by division rival Chicago. That doesn’t mean they’ll be moved to make major changes to their roster this summer.
After another playoff exit, Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher says improvement has to come from within. As the Wild players packed up their locker room Monday after another season’s end at the hands of the Blackhawks, there was much talk of expectations.
Prosecutors say an out-of-towner took advantage of Minnesota Wild fever — and now he’s wanted by police. Investigators say Michael Nottrodt flew in from Florida for the Wild playoff series against the St. Louis Blues.
For the third straight year, the Minnesota Wild have been forced out of the NHL playoffs by the Chicago Blackhawks.
From the end of the road for the Minnesota Wild to the fishing opener this weekend, here are the four things to know for Friday, May 8.
The thought going into this series was that the Minnesota Wild finally had enough depth on their roster to compete with, and beat, the Chicago Blackhawks in the playoffs. Instead it was the Blackhawks showing the Wild that they still have a long way to go.
Corey Crawford made 34 saves, Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night for a four-game sweep.
It’s not confusing, it’s actually pretty simple. Win, or your season is over. There are many reasons the Minnesota Wild trails the Chicago Blackhawks 3-0 in the Western Conference semifinals.
From a make-or-break game for Minnesota Wild to more Star Wars secrets revealed, these are the four things to know for Thursday, May 7.