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Wild Must Regroup (Again) To Avoid Game 4 Elimination

Where do you go from here? The Wild understand Tuesday night’s game was pivotal. It was everything but a knockout punch delivered by Chicago, but it’s not over.

05/06/2015

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Kane, Crawford Carry Blackhawks Past Wild 1-0 For 3-0 Lead

Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar’s goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

05/05/2015

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Power Outage Forces Restoration Of Ice For Blackhawks-Wild

An overnight power outage in downtown St. Paul created a challenge for the maintenance crew at Xcel Energy Center before Game 3 between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild.

05/05/2015

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Wild Knows It Must Play Game 3 Like It’s Game 7

The Minnesota Wild understands that Game 3 when you are down 2-0 in a series is almost like a Game 7. If you lose, it’s all but over. WCCO’s Mike Max was at the Wild’s morning skate and found out what adjustments the team pans to make for Game 3.

05/05/2015

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Psychologist: Positive Fans Are Key For Wild In Playoffs

There has been no shortage fan support at Eagle Street Bar ahead of Tuesday’s Wild game, but because of the last two games, there is some extra tension. A licensed professional said on a night like this, positive fans are a big key.

05/05/2015

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Wild Announce Winners For 2015 Spirit Playoff Contest

The Minnesota Wild announced Tuesday that two schools won the inaugural “Wild Playoff Spirit” Contest. The winners were Westview Elementary School in Apple Valley and Minnewaska Area Elementary School in Glenwood.

05/05/2015

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After A Day Of Studying, Wild Are Ready To Take The Ice

After 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.

05/05/2015

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Wild Looking To Find Its Game Back At Xcel Energy Center

Now 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.

05/04/2015

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Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Wild 4-1

Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

05/03/2015

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Wild Go With Haula To Replace Injured Fontaine

Erik Haula replaced injured right wing Justin Fontaine for the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/03/2015

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Wild Will Be Without Fontaine For Game 2 Vs. Hawks

Minnesota 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.

05/02/2015

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Wild Blog: Team Shows Resiliency, But Drop Game 1 To Chicago

The first period of Game 1 versus Chicago couldn’t have started worse for the Minnesota Wild. The Blackhawks had the Wild skating on its heels and the defense looked lost on the ice. It only took 1:15 before Brandon Saad scored to give Chicago a 1-0 lead.

05/02/2015

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Blackhawks Beat Wild 4-3 In Game 1 Of Western Semifinals

Teuvo Teravainen broke a tie with his first playoff goal and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal series.

05/01/2015

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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.

05/01/2015

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4 Things To Know: ‘Avengers’ Sequel Opens, Wild To Roar

Here is a look at the four things you need to know about for May Day — May 1, 2015. They include the latest installment of an unstoppable superhero franchise, and an eruption from the deep.

05/01/2015

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Wild Blog: Playoff Preview, Wild Vs. Blackhawks

For the second year in a row, the Minnesota Wild has eliminated the Central Division champion from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Last year it was the Colorado Avalanche, this year it was the St. Louis Blues.

04/30/2015

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Dubnyk, Hammond, Letang Finalists For Masterton

Goalies Devan Dubnyk of Minnesota and Andrew Hammond of Ottawa and defenseman Kris Letang of Pittsburgh are finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy as NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.

04/30/2015

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Wild Hosting Pregame Party Friday For Game 1

The Minnesota Wild will host a pregame party Friday before team takes on the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at United Center.

04/30/2015

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Brodin’s Quiet, Consistent Play Gives Wild Boost In Playoffs

One of the Wild’s quiet, but very talented defenseman made a big impact on their series against the St. Louis Blues despite not recording a single point over six games.

04/29/2015

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Wild Taking School Submissions For Playoff Spirit

The Minnesota Wild is encouraging schools across Minnesota to get into the playoff spirit. The team has set up a contest for elementary, middle or high schools to come up with the best sign supporting the Wild as the team gears up to face the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night.

04/29/2015

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Fontaine Gives Wild Quiet Spark In Playoffs

One of the fun things about the Stanley Cup Playoffs is watching to see who on the third and fourth lines, steps up and makes a name. The Minnesota Wild is deep, and one of the people who has made his presence known is Justin Fontaine.

04/28/2015

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Parise Has Been In Right Place, With (And For) The Wild

Zach Parise and the Minnesota Wild have all week to prepare for the Western Conference semifinals and their rematch with the Chicago Blackhawks. Last year, after beating the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of that first-round series, the Wild had to hustle off to Chicago to play two days later.

04/28/2015

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Wild Start Western Conference Semifinals At Chicago Friday

The Minnesota Wild announced Tuesday the schedule for its Western Conference Semifinal series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with the Chicago Blackhawks. Game 1 will be at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Chicago. Game 2 will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, also in Chicago.

04/28/2015

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Wild Playoff Success Means Big Business For St. Paul

Minnesota Wild fans are waiting to hear when the playoff push will continue. The announcement could come Monday night. For area businesses, home games mean large crowds and even larger profits. Reg Chapman explored more on how a packed Xcel Center means big dollars for businesses.

04/27/2015

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Wild Blog: Wild Vs. Blackhawks Potential Start Times

With the Minnesota Wild advancing to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the most common question being asked isn’t, “Is this the year we finally beat the Chicago Blackhawks?” It’s, “When does the series start?”

04/27/2015

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