Western Conference

Moore Scores Career Playoff-High 33 To Lead Lynx Past SparksMaya Moore scored a career playoff-high 33 points to help the top-seeded Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 67-65 Friday night in the opener of their Western Conference semifinals series.
Moore Scores 20, Lynx Clinch West's Top Playoff SpotMaya Moore had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 73-67 on Tuesday night to secure the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons.
Moore Leads West To 117-112 Win Over The EastMaya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East on Saturday. She had eight straight points in the final 2 minutes to turn a one-point deficit into a 113-106 advantage for the West.
Minnesota Lynx Back Atop The Western ConferenceThe Minnesota Lynx were the preseason favorite to win the Western Conference and a third WNBA title in five seasons. Until this week, they were looking up in the standings.
Wild Agree To Terms On 6-Year Deal With Goalie Devan DubnykThe Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with goalie Devan Dubnyk on a six-year contract. Dubynk was acquired from Arizona in a trade in mid-January, and his arrival was the biggest reason for Minnesota's incredible turnaround.
Shock Get Rare Win Over Lynx 86-78Skylar Diggins scored a season-high 26 points to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Minnesota Lynx 86-78 on Sunday and take over sole possession of the first place in the Western Conference.
With Taurasi Gone, Lynx Look To Reclaim Top Spot In WestSeimone Augustus's face fell and her eyes grew sharp as the Minnesota Lynx star was asked about the door opening for them in the Western Conference now that Diana Taurasi will not be playing in Phoenix this year.
Former Wild Assistant GM On Building A Franchise From ScratchTom Lynn has worked for the Wild as Assistant General Manager, and now as an agent. He's a lawyer, but first and foremost, he's a hockey guy.
Re-Signing Dubnyk Tops Wild's Offseason To-Do ListThe Minnesota Wild were humbled by their four-game sweep in the second round of the NHL playoffs by division rival Chicago. That doesn't mean they'll be moved to make major changes to their roster this summer.
Kane, Crawford Carry Blackhawks Past Wild 1-0 For 3-0 LeadPatrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar's goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
Wild Will Be Without Fontaine For Game 2 Vs. HawksMinnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks because if a lower-body injury.
Wild Beat Blues 4-1, Take 3-2 Series LeadDevan Dubnyk had a strong bounce-back effort in goal and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference first-round series.