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Hockey Fans Cheer Team USA At Blaine’s Herb Brooks Center

Saturday’s Olympic hockey match-up between Team USA and Russia had many thinking back 34 years ago to the “Miracle on Ice” game at Lake Placid. So it was only fitting that a viewing party was held at the Herb Brooks Training Center at the Schwan’s Super Rink in Blaine, with dozens of hockey fans in attendance. “You get to see the best players,” said fan Brian Maloney. “It’s fun to watch them play the Russians with all the history and stuff.”

02/15/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Feb. 14, 2014

He can score, and he can create. That’s why Bloomington Jefferson hockey player Johnny Panvica is our Athlete of the Week.

02/14/2014

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2-13-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Wolves win….US Men win in Olympic Hockey. Catch Mike’s sports with Dave Lee

02/13/2014

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On Thin Ice At Year’s End, The Wild Are Surging

The Minnesota Wild were reeling as last year ended. Star Zach Parise was on injured reserve. Coach Mike Yeo’s job was in jeopardy.

02/11/2014

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Wild’s Granlund Talks Olympics, Finding His Rhythm

Mikael Granlund has seen a spike in his play over the last month, and perhaps the Olympics will help take him to another level.

02/11/2014

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Niederreiter, Wild Top Predators 3-2 In Overtime

Nino Niederreiter’s goal with 2:44 left in overtime lifted Minnesota to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night, the fifth straight home win for the Wild.

02/06/2014

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Zach Parise Named Captain Of U.S. Hockey Team

Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild will be the captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team at the Sochi Olympics. Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter and center Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings will be the alternate captains, U.S. general manager David Poile announced Friday.

01/31/2014

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Parise’s 3 Points Lead Wild To 4-2 Win Over Ducks

The NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks had plenty of problems against the pesky Minnesota Wild. Claustrophobia wasn’t one of them. Zach Parise had a goal and two assists, Mikael Granlund scored the go-ahead goal on a power play early in the second period and Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves for the Wild in a 4-2 victory Tuesday night.

01/29/2014

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Parise Returns From Foot Injury For Wild

Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has been cleared to return from the broken left foot that has kept him out of the last 14 games. The Wild said after the pre-game skate Thursday morning that Parise will play against Chicago. He last suited up Dec. 22.

01/23/2014

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1-23-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Are Gophers looking like a NCAA Tourney Team? Click the link to listen to Mike’s thoughts.

01/23/2014

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Wild Players Parise, Suter Express Concern Over Sochi Security

As athletes from around the world prepare to attend the Olympics in Sochi next month, concerns about security continue to mount. One member of the Senate Intelligence Committee says he wouldn’t go, and he wouldn’t have his family go.

01/22/2014

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Despite Injury And Illness, The Wild Are Finding Confidence

Josh Harding and Zach Parise are working on getting in game shape as the Wild are working on winning their sixth in seven games with Ottawa in town. Harding is making progress, hoping to be back soon. However, he’s not getting specific about his illness issues. He has multiple sclerosis.

01/14/2014

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Wild Star Parise, Wife Welcome Their First Children

Another popular Minnesota sports figure now has two little bundles of joy to take care of as he also is trying to lead his team to the playoffs. The Minnesota Wild announced Thursday that Zach Parise and his wife Alisha welcomed twins to the world on Wednesday. They had a boy, Jaxson, and a girl, Emelia.

01/09/2014

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Granlund, Koivu Named To Finnish Olympic Team

As many as five Minnesota Wild players will play for their native countries in the Winter Olympics next month. Forwards Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu were named Tuesday to Finland’s roster. Koivu’s participation is in question because of a broken ankle he suffered Saturday and had surgery to fix Monday.

01/07/2014

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9 Hockey Players With MN Ties Make Men’s Olympic Team

The 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.

01/01/2014

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