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.
Matt Dumba Scores Twice, Wild Rout Visiting Jets 8-1Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsHere's what's going on in Minnesota this weekend.
Celebrities Rally Behind Minnesota's Camp CambriaSome Minnesota hockey players traded their sticks for golf clubs Monday to tee off against juvenile arthritis. Zach Parise, TJ Oshie and Mark Parrish, along with other athletes, took part in the annual Cambria Classic at Hazeltine National Golf Club.
Outdoor Battle Between Wild, Blackhawks Coming To TCF StadiumOn a hot summer day, they were outside talking hockey at Minneapolis' TCF Bank Stadium Wednesday for the official prelude to an outdoor NHL game in Minnesota. "This is an unbelievable day for us," Wild owner Craig Leopold said. "We have worked really, really hard in the last seven, eight years to try to get an outdoor game for our market, for our fans."
13 Minnesota Athletes Now On Local Pro TeamsThe Minnesota sports fan is a rare breed: One that hopes for the best but expects the worst, yet still somehow still manages to be devastated at the end of the day. But when a Minnesota athlete has a chance to come home and play for a team, we salivate like sharks that smell blood. Especially if it's a professional athlete.
Wild Must Regroup (Again) To Avoid Game 4 EliminationWhere do you go from here? The Wild understand Tuesday night's game was pivotal. It was everything but a knockout punch delivered by Chicago, but it's not over.
Parise Has Been In Right Place, With (And For) The WildZach Parise and the Minnesota Wild have all week to prepare for the Western Conference semifinals and their rematch with the Chicago Blackhawks. Last year, after beating the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of that first-round series, the Wild had to hustle off to Chicago to play two days later.
Wild Blog: Wild Has St. Louis Singing The Blues In Series WinThe St. Louis Blues came into Game 6 knowing they needed to play their best game of the series for their season to continue. And yet it was the Minnesota Wild who played like they had no interest in going back to the "Show-Me-State" for a seventh game.
Parise, Wild Advance With 4-1 Win Over BluesMinnesota was killing an early penalty when Zach Parise snagged a loose puck in the neutral zone, raced away from St. Louis and triggered a huge roar from the home crowd with his highlight-reel goal off a bad-angle shot. That was a bad sign for the Blues. Game 6 belonged to Parise and the Wild.
Wild Looks To Bounce Back From Game 4 Debacle FridayYou never want to overreact to a win or a loss in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but what happened Wednesday night at Xcel Energy Center will certainly test the mental makeup of this Wild team.
With Speed, Discipline, Wild Have Kept Edge On BluesThe Minnesota Wild were built around speed. Playing smart has been, and will continue to be, an equally important factor in their success in this playoff series against St. Louis.