Wild Cap Road Trip With 3-2 Win Over AnaheimJoel Eriksson Ek had a goal and an assist, including the game-winning score early in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild capped a successful season-opening road trip with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.
Ducks Hold Off Wild 1-0 In Home OpenerJohn Gibson made 33 saves in his 20th career shutout, and Nicolas Deslauriers scored early in the third period of the Anaheim Ducks' 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Johansson's Goal Gives Wild Another OT Win Against KingsThe Minnesota Wild won only two games last season when trailing after two periods. They have already equaled that total during the first week of the season.
Wild Extend Forward Marcus Foligno With 3-Year, $9.3M DealThe Minnesota Wild signed forward Marcus Foligno to a three-year, $9.3 million contract extension on Tuesday, coming off the best season of his NHL career.
Revamped Wild Welcome Russian Rookie Kirill Kaprizov"You can definitely see his skill level. You can see he's got a knack for scoring," Zach Parise said after the team's first practice on Monday. "He's going to be an exciting player for us for a long time."
Jared Spurgeon Becomes New Minnesota Wild Team CaptainJared Spurgeon, who's beginning his 11th season in the NHL, will replace Mikko Koivu as team captain, who signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets after 15 years with Minnesota.
With Alex Stalock Injured, MN Wild Sign Goalie Andrew Hammond For InsuranceThe Minnesota Wild signed goalie Andrew Hammond to a one-year, two-way contract Wednesday, adding insurance at the position in light of a long-term injury for Alex Stalock.
Minnesota Wild Unveil Throwback Jersey Honoring Minnesota North StarsThe Minnesota Wild will be wearing gold, green and white next year in honor of their pro hockey predecessors.
NHL Cancels 2021 Minnesota Winter Classic Slated For Target FieldThe NHL won't take it outside and open 2021 with the Winter Classic in Minnesota but still hopes to get the hockey season going around the start of the new year.
Wild Captain Mikko Koivu's Long Run Comes To An End In Minnesota: 'Extremely Difficult To Replace'Mikko Koivu's extraordinary career with the Minnesota Wild is over.
Wild Send Eric Staal To Sabres, Acquire Marcus JohanssonThe Buffalo Sabres acquired veteran center Eric Staal in a trade that sent forward Marcus Johansson to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday.
Wild Sign Defenseman Jonas Brodin To 7-year, $42M ExtensionThe Minnesota Wild signed defenseman Jonas Brodin to a seven-year, $42 million contract extension Tuesday, making another long-term commitment to a key piece of their blue line group.
Center-Seeking Minnesota Wild Acquire Fmr. Gopher Nick Bjugstad From PenguinsThe Minnesota Wild acquired center Nick Bjugstad on Friday from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional selection in the 2021 draft, a swap that includes the Penguins covering an unspecified portion of Bjugstad's $5.25 million salary next season.
Offseason Goals For Minnnesota Wild Topped By Goaltending ImprovementThe Minnesota Wild returned home from the Western Conference bubble with regret, dismay and another postseason defeat.
Vancouver Canucks Beat Minnesota Wild 5-4Christopher Tanev's wrist shot just 11 seconds into overtime gave the Canucks a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night to win the best-of-five Western Conference qualifying round series in four games.