Playoff hockey creates interesting story lines. One of them emerging for the Minnesota Wild has been the play of Jason Zucker.
Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik had two goals apiece, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Friday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
The Minnesota Wild will be without goalie Niklas Backstrom and defenseman Clayton Stoner for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Bryan Bickell scored in overtime on a two-on-one rush, and the Chicago Blackhawks started the playoffs on a winning note after dominating the regular season, beating the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom was a late scratch from the lineup for Tuesday’s playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks because of a leg injury.
Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher shared a preview of the NHL playoffs with Dave Lee Tuesday on the WCCO Morning News.
For all their accomplishments so far — the record-breaking start, the Presidents’ Trophy, the individual honors — the Chicago Blackhawks know this is the time of year that will define their season.
Corey Potter and Nail Yakupov both scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers prevented the Minnesota Wild from clinching a spot in the Western Conference playoffs with a 6-1 rout on Friday night.
The Minnesota Wild are moving their primary minor league team to Iowa.
Kyle Brodziak scored a pair of goals, and the Minnesota Wild earned another late-season win by topping the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Patrick Sharp rejoined the Chicago Blackhawks machine as if he was never gone. Marian Hossa provided the welcome-back gift.
Patrick Sharp has returned to the Chicago Blackhawks’ lineup after a 14-game absence because of a shoulder injury.
Jamie Benn, Ray Whitney and Cody Eakin each had a goal and an assist to help lead the Dallas Stars to a 5-3 victory to end the Minnesota Wild’s seven-game winning streak on Friday.
Mikko Koivu scored at 2:43 of overtime to give Minnesota a 4-3 comeback victory over Phoenix on Wednesday night, extending the Wild’s winning streak to seven and the Coyotes’ skid to seven.
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.