Mikko Koivu scored in a shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
Zach Parise scored two goals and added an assist and the Minnesota Wild extended their winning streak to six games with a 7-4 win over Dallas Stars on Monday.
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.
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.
Zach Parise had two goals and an assist, Niklas Backstrom had 25 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat Vancouver 4-2 Sunday night to move into a first-place tie with the Canucks.
They are stuck somewhere in the land of “not sure what to expect.” The Minnesota Wild are in position to make a run, but they just can’t sustain any high level of play for any length of time.
Miss WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? Don’t worry. We’ve got all the winter sports action in the videos below — plus some advice from Wild star Zach Parise.
Mike Smith stopped 21 shots, Lauri Korpikoski and Martin Hanzal both scored, and the Phoenix Coyotes extended their point streak to five games with a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Matt Cullen scored 90 seconds into the game and again in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, handing the Blackhawks their first loss in seven games this season.
Zach Parise scored his first goal with the Wild and Josh Harding stopped all 24 shots he faced in his first start since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and Minnesota beat the Dallas Stars 1-0 on Sunday.
Dany Heatley had two power-play goals on assists from new teammate Zach Parise, and the offense-enhanced Minnesota Wild surged into their much-anticipated season with a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
The story of the summer in the NHL, before the lockout wiped out almost half of the season, was the free agent market for standouts Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.
WCCO-TV’s Mark Rosen interviewed Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise on his and Ryan Suter’s enormous decision to sign in Minnesota and much more.
The end of the NHL lockout isn’t official, but planning for the season is already underway at the Xcel Energy Center.
Zach Parise and Ryan Suter are finally going to work for the Minnesota Wild.