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Niederreiter, Kuemper Lift Wild To Win Over Kings

Minor league call-up Darcy Kuemper looked totally different than he did in his two other appearances with the Minnesota Wild this season. The Los Angeles Kings were quite impressed. Kuemper made 17 of his 39 saves during the first period in his fifth NHL start, a 2-1 victory over the Kings on Tuesday night.

01/08/2014

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Granlund, Koivu Named To Finnish Olympic Team

As many as five Minnesota Wild players will play for their native countries in the Winter Olympics next month. Forwards Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu were named Tuesday to Finland’s roster. Koivu’s participation is in question because of a broken ankle he suffered Saturday and had surgery to fix Monday.

01/07/2014

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Suter Scores 3 In Wild’s 5-3 Win Over Capitals

Ryan Suter scored three goals, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Washington Capitals 5-3 on Saturday night. Suter completed the first hat trick by a Wild defenseman with 12:23 to play in the third and giving the Wild a two-goal lead. He jumped into the play straight out of the penalty box to create a 2-on-1 with Clayton Stoner, then beat Braden Holtby from the left faceoff circle off Stoner’s feed. The Wild won despite being outshot 30-11. Their previous season low for shots in a game was 13 in a 3-1 win over San Jose on Dec. 8. Minnesota has won two straight after snapping a franchise-record six-game losing streak on Thursday.

01/04/2014

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9 Hockey Players With MN Ties Make Men’s Olympic Team

The U.S. men’s hockey team for the Winter Olympics has been announced, and close to half of the players all share Minnesota connections. Among those headed to Sochi in Russia will be the Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.

01/01/2014

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Minnesota Wild Opens Its 13th Season

The Minnesota Wild will try to build on last season’s playoff berth when the team opens its 13th season. The Wild takes on the Los Angeles Kings in Thursday night’s opener. Coach Mike Yeo says the Wild is looking to get better offensively. He says it’s something he and the players talk about a lot.

10/03/2013

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After Letdown Last Season, Wild Aim To Revive Buzz

First there was the lockout. Then they sputtered through a shortened season, barely made the playoffs and were bounced out quickly by the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.

09/24/2013

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Parise, Suter Invited To Attend Olympic Camp

Two of the Wild’s top players have been invited to an orientation camp to potentially represent the U.S.A. at the 2014 Olympic games in Russia. Left winger Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter will be heading to camp next month.

07/23/2013

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Wild Agrees To Terms On Deal With Defenseman Blum

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on one-year, two-way contracts with free agent defensemen Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry. The team announced the deals on Friday, but the contracts pay less if the player is in the minors.

07/12/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes: The Wild’s Next Step, Vikings Mini Camp Update

One year to the day the Minnesota Wild made the splash of the off season — signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter – the latter was named to the first all NHL team.

07/03/2013

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Suter Earns First-Team NHL All-Star Selection

Almost a year to the day Ryan Suter signed a long-term contract to come to the Minnesota Wild, he received one of the top honors in NHL hockey. Suter was named Wednesday to the 2012-13 NHL First All-Star team as one of the top defensive players in professional hockey.

07/03/2013

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Wild’s Suter 1 Of 3 Finalists For Norris Trophy

Montreal’s P.K. Subban, Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang and Minnesota’s Ryan Suter are finalists for the Norris Trophy, given annually to the NHL’s top defenseman.

05/07/2013

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Another Win, And Wild Will Finally Be Back In

The time on the scoreboard was ticking toward zero. The Minnesota Wild were clinging to a one-goal lead the Los Angeles Kings weren’t ready to give up on.

04/24/2013

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Wild Streaking, And Here’s Why

The Minnesota Wild are grabbing attention for the right reasons — six straight wins will do that, as Phoenix arrives at the Xcel Energy Center for Wednesday night’s game.

03/27/2013

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After Slow Start, Hyped Wild Have Hit Their Stride

The Minnesota Wild were the talk of the NHL last summer when they signed free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to identical 13-year, $98 million contracts.

03/24/2013

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Backstrom, Suter Lead Wild Past Sharks 2-0

Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves for his first shutout of the season and Ryan Suter had two more assists, leading Minnesota past the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Saturday for the Wild’s season-high fifth straight victory.

03/23/2013

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