Apple Valley Junior Makes 112 Saves In Varsity Hockey GameThe Apple Valley varsity girl's hockey season ended last night after a whopping nine periods. But before the final buzzer, the Eagle's goalie nearly made high school hockey history.
Wild Snap Pic Of Golf With A GatorIt was golf with a gator for some members of the Minnesota Wild. Nino Niederreiter tweeted out a photo of the reptilian interloper as he and fellow teammates Marco Scandella, Matt Dumba and Darcy Kuemper hit the links recently.
Do Team Sports Instill Valuable Principles? Forum Discussion Offers InsightsIt's a question often asked -- how much residual value is there in being part of a team? And how much does what happens on the field or the court relate to the business world?
Minnesota Wild Hire Stats Specialists For Hockey OperationsThe Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club has brought in Andrew C. Thomas as lead hockey researcher and Alexandra Mandrycky as hockey operations analyst.
Minnesotan Oilers Player Suffers Athletic Cup-Smashing Puck To GroinAn NHL player who originally hails from Blaine crumpled to the ice in a Thursday night game after he was smacked by a puck to the groin. Matt Hendricks, center for the Edmonton Oilers, played at Blaine High School and later at St. Cloud State.
Wild Break Losing Streak, Win 3 – 0 Over LA KingsThe five-game losing streak, the January power-play drought and the creeping sense of frustration all vanished in one cathartic evening for the Minnesota Wild.
Minnesota Wild Lose 3 – 1 To Anaheim DucksThe Anaheim Ducks scored all their goals at even strength against the Minnesota Wild, which was critical for the NHL's lowest-scoring team — especially against a club that doesn't give up many power-play opportunities.
Winnipeg Tops Wild 1-0 For Minnesota's 1st Shutout Of The SeasonWinnipeg rookie Connor Hellebuyck became the first goalie to shut out Minnesota this season, and the Jets used an early goal by Blake Wheeler to beat the Wild 1-0 on Friday night.
Blaine Hockey Ace Tufte Has The NHL In His SightsHe does not look like a hockey player, but he sure plays like one. Riley Tufte has a chance to lead his Blaine High School team to a state title, and he has a chance to play hockey after high school -- for a long time.
Wild Beat Blues With Help From Dubnyk's 33 SavesErik Haula broke a third-period tie, Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Thursday night. Nino Niederreiter and Thomas Vanek also scored to help the Wild start a four-game trip with just their sixth road win of the season.
After Holiday Break, Wild Looking For A Strong Start Against PittsburghAfter three days off, the Minnesota Wild get back to work tonight at home against Pittsburgh. And the key is shaking off the rust.
Predators Snap Wild's 3-Game Streak, 3-2Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.