Wild Blog: Wild Look Flat, Fall To Flyers 3-1The Minnesota Wild had a chance Thursday night to clinch a playoff berth with a victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Fresh off a 3-2 win over San Jose on Tuesday, you would figure the Wild would come out & play inspired hockey. You would be wrong.
Del Zotto Scores In Overtime, Flyers Beat Wild 4-3Michael Del Zotto scored his second goal of the game with 37 seconds left in overtime to send the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Wild Claim Left Wing Chris Porter Off WaiversThe Minnesota Wild have claimed left wing Chris Porter off waivers from Philadelphia. The move was made Thursday before the Wild's final exhibition game against Buffalo. Porter signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Flyers but was one of their final training camp cuts.
Flyers Beat Wild For 3rd-Straight WinWayne Simmonds scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night for their third straight win. Vincent Lecavalier, Claude Giroux, Sean Couturier and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers, who have won the first three games of an eight-game road trip that spans 15 days.
Zucker's Late Goal Lifts Wild Past Flyers, 3-2After it appeared they had blown a regulation victory, the Wild players were relieved and excited to pull out a late win. Jason Zucker scored with 45.4 seconds left to lift Minnesota to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. "It was a little bit of relief and happy we were able to bounce back and get out of here with two points," Zucker said.
Simmonds Leads Flyers To 4-1 Win Over WildWayne Simmonds had two goals and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night, extending their home win streak to nine games. Luke Schenn and Claude Giroux also scored for the Flyers, whose record rose above .500 for just the second time this season (17-16-4). Mikael Grandlund tallied for the Wild, who fell to 2-7-0 all-time at the Wells Fargo Center. The Wild are 1-7-1 in their last nine road games. Both teams are off until Friday.
Wild Break Deadlock In 3rd, Beat Flyers 2-0Jason Pominville and Charlie Coyle scored 57 seconds apart early in the third period to break open a defensive standoff and lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. The teams had combined for only 28 shots when Pominville collected Mikko Koivu's pass in the crease and pushed it past a helpless Ray Emery 3:52 into the third period. On the ensuing shift, Coyle tapped a rebound off Jared Spurgeon's slap shot into an empty corner at 4:49.
Alt, Haula Bring Early Gophers Departures To 5 The final count is in for the Minnesota men's hockey team. The Gophers have lost five players early to the pros.
Minnesota Has Knack For Ruining Impressive Hockey StreaksThe Chicago Blackhawks tote an impressive 19-0-3 record, and a 22-games point streak into Tuesday night's game against the Wild.
Flyers Offense Clicks Again In 6-1 Win Over WildDanny Briere, Ville Leino and Andreas Nodl each had a goal and an assist, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Minnesota Wild 6-1 on Wednesday night.