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Outdoor Battle Between Wild, Blackhawks Coming To TCF Stadium

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.”

08/05/2015

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Breakdown: What The NHL’s New Digital Media Deal With MLB Means

Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why the NHL and MLB are entering into this partnership.

08/05/2015

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Forbes Ranks 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises

One thing is for sure, it’s good to be the owner of a sports franchise.

07/15/2015

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Phil Housley Gets The Call To Hockey Hall Of Fame

The State of Hockey is proud of one of its own Tuesday morning as a local legend got a call to the hall. Phil Housley was elected Monday to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The South St. Paul native was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1982.

06/30/2015

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UND Goalie, Minnesota Native McIntyre Agrees To Contract With NHL’s Bruins

University of North Dakota junior goaltender Zane McIntyre is signing with the NHL’s Boston Bruins and will forgo his senior season. The Bruins and UND say McIntyre has agreed to a two-year, entry-level contract.

06/24/2015

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Stanley Cup Finals Breakdown: Blackhawks Vs. Lightning Infographic

Here’s how the Blackhawks and the Lightning match up on the ice.

06/02/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/29/2015

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The 7 Best Game 7’s In NHL History

Here’s a look back at the seven most memorable Game 7’s in NHL Playoff history.

05/28/2015

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Former Wild Assistant GM On Building A Franchise From Scratch

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.

05/23/2015

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Sunday In Sports: The Top Five Sports Stories

Here’s your break down of all of the great sports action from another busy Sunday in the sports world.

05/17/2015

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Warrant Out For Man Who Sold Fake Minnesota Wild Tickets

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.

05/08/2015

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Wild Blog: Blackhawks Shadow Looms Large Over Minnesota

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.

05/08/2015

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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 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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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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Top Goals, Saves From Stanley Cup Playoffs Round One

We’re through 4 games of all of the 1st round series, let’s take a look at some of the top plays so far.

04/28/2015

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Former NHL Player Makes Home In Minnesota

Before 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.

04/25/2015

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Before Game 5, Wild Aim To Forget Game 4

There is not much left to be said after the 6-1 shellacking that the St. Louis Blues dished out to the Minnesota Wild in Game Four of the NHL Playoffs, except this: The team that forgets quickly can bounce back quickly. “We know we didn’t play well, they played really well,” Wild forward Ryan Suter said.

04/24/2015

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Wild Poised For ‘Unemotional’ Game 4

With an 8:30 p.m. start at the earliest for Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs, it’s going to be tough for folks to get to sleep after this one is over. What will be the keys to Wednesday night’s matchup? Start with what you don’t do.

04/22/2015

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4 Things To Know: Possible Church Attacks In Paris, Earth Day & More

Here is a look at the four stories you need to know for Wednesday, April 22.

04/22/2015

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Wild Blog: Wild Need To Find A Way To Stop Tarasenko

As the series shifts back to St. Paul tonight for game three, another key to the series has emerged and it’s one that Minnesota needs to take care of if they want to win the series and move on to the next round. The Wild have to find a way to stop St. Louis forward Vladimir Tarasenko.

04/20/2015

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With The Wild Away, Fans Fill Downtown St. Paul For 1st Playoff Game

Five-hundred-sixty-two miles separate the Minnesota Wild from their fans. But in downtown St. Paul Thursday, playoff excitement still had that home-ice feel. “This is where you go,” St. Paul resident Linda Eichinger said. “Hockey fans, we’re together and we’re going to celebrate them no matter if they’re in town or away.”

04/16/2015

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Blues To Start Allen In Goal To Open Playoffs Against Wild

The St. Louis Blues are going with the hot hand in goal to start the playoffs, choosing rookie Jake Allen over veteran Brian Elliott. The 24-year-old Allen was 5-1-1 with 1.32 goals against average and .950 save percentage in his last eight games.

04/15/2015

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NHL Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Preview

There’s nothing quite like playoff hockey and it’s finally time to break down the field that gets the opportunity to battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup.

04/15/2015

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NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Preview

There’s nothing quite like playoff hockey and it’s finally time to break down the field that gets the opportunity to battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup.

04/14/2015

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