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Niklas Backstrom

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Cullen’s Shootout Goal Lifts Wild Over Predators 2-1

Matt Cullen scored the shootout-winning goal to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

03/09/2013

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Stajan Scores 2 Goals In Flames 3-1 Win Over Wild

Matt Stajan scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, in the Flames’ 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.

02/24/2013

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Cullen’s 2 Goals Lift Wild Over Oilers 3-1

Matt Cullen ended the Minnesota Wild’s long wait for their first regulation win on the road. Cullen had two goals and an assist to lift the Wild to a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.

02/22/2013

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Wild Slip Past Flames 2-1 In Shootout

Mikko Koivu scored the winner in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild got their first road victory of the season with a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.

02/11/2013

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Setoguchi’s OT Goal Snaps Wild’s Losing Streak

The Minnesota Wild have reshuffled lines, made a trade and held a players-only meeting to try and get going this season.

02/09/2013

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Coyotes Hold Off Wild For 2-1 Win

Mike Smith stopped 21 shots, Lauri Korpikoski and Martin Hanzal both scored, and the Phoenix Coyotes extended their point streak to five games with a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.

02/04/2013

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Cullen, Wild Hand Blackhawks 1st Loss, 3-2

Matt Cullen scored 90 seconds into the game and again in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, handing the Blackhawks their first loss in seven games this season.

01/30/2013

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Mason, Predators Top Wild 3-1 For 1st Win

Martin Erat scored an unassisted goal for Nashville with 8:15 left when Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom couldn’t clear the puck cleanly, and the Predators earned their first victory by beating the Wild 3-1 on Tuesday night.

01/22/2013

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Wild Goalie Backstrom Ready For 48-Game Season

Opening night for the Minnesota Wild is finally here. Colorado begins a three-game series in a four-day stretch – part of the 48 game NHL season.

01/19/2013

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Wild Eager To Return From NHL Lockout

Before everyone settled in for their fireworks on the Fourth of July, the Minnesota Wild put on quite a show themselves.

01/06/2013

High School Sports Rally 12-7

If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 12/7

Miss WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school winter sports action in the videos below — plus a profile on Niklas Backstrom.

12/07/2012

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Wild Sign Defenseman Stoner To 2-Year Extension

The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Clayton Stoner to a two-year contract extension. The Wild announced the move on Thursday.

05/10/2012

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3 Wild Players Have Minor After-Season Surgeries

The Minnesota Wild said Wednesday goalie Niklas Backstrom (ankle), left wing Dany Heatley (knee) and right wing Devin Setoguchi (ankle) have all had procedures done since the season ended 10 days ago.

04/18/2012

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Koivu Scores 15 Seconds Into OT For Wild

Jose Theodore and the Florida Panthers let a point slip away. Trying to pull five points ahead of the Washington Capitals in the Atlantic Division with a game in hand and five to play, Florida led Minnesota by one in the final minute. But the Wild, already eliminated from playoff contention, weren’t finished.

03/29/2012

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Capitals Back In 8th After 3-0 Win Over Wild

Alex Ovechkin continued his recent resurgence with his ninth goal in seven games, and the Washington Capitals pulled back into the final Eastern Conference playoff spot with a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.

03/25/2012

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