Mom Of Blues David Backes Reflects On Son's Hockey CareerThere are two hometown hockey players skating for the St. Louis Blues. T.J. Oshie of Warroad and David Backes of Spring Lake Park started in the State of Hockey, but now play for St. Louis.
Wild Defenseman Scandella Fined For Hit To HeadMinnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella has been fined by the NHL for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie. The hit occurred in the first period of their game on Saturday, when Scandella was assessed a minor penalty.
Minnesota Hockey Elite Gather To Prep For Upcoming SeasonThey gather in Edina now, ready to start focusing on what is around the corner - training camp for hockey. It seems early, but this group is dedicated and determined. It is a who's who of Minnesota talent.
Wild's Rupp Suspended For Hit On Oshie The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild forward Mike Rupp for four games without pay for Rupp's hit on St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie on Thursday night.
Curry, Wild Extend Blues' Slide With 4-2 Win Kyle Brodziak scored two goals and John Curry made 43 saves in his Wild debut to lead Minnesota over the struggling St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Thursday night.
Oshie's Hat Trick Lifts Blues Over Wild 5-1 T.J. Oshie scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick and Ryan Miller made 27 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-1 rout over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Oshie, Steen Score In Shootout, Blues Top Wild Not even some inside information from Olympic teammate Zach Parise could stop T.J. Oshie in a shootout. Oshie and Alexander Steen scored shootout goals and the St. Louis Blues took over the top spot in the NHL standings with a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night.
Oshie Is Latest Success Story From Warroad, Minn.As T.J. Oshie led the U.S. men's Olympic team to a dramatic 3-2 shootout win over Russia on Saturday, people in his tiny northern Minnesota hometown were screaming in joy at their televisions, daring to hope that the 27-year-old would be the latest from Warroad to bring home Olympic gold.
Oshie's Shootout Goals Lead US Past Russia, 3-2T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of a classic Olympic hockey rivalry. Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation for the Americans in the marquee game of the preliminary round.
9 Hockey Players With MN Ties Make Men's Olympic TeamThe 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.
Blue Get 4-1 Preseason Win Over Wild T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund scored 51 seconds apart during St. Louis' four-goal third period, leading the Blues to a 4-1 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.