Kuemper Shines After Dubnyk's Injury; Wild Top Avalanche 3-0Darcy Kuemper stopped all nine shots he faced in relief of injured Devan Dubnyk and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday night.
Late Wild Rally Comes Up Short In 5-4 Loss At WinnipegDrew Stafford scored twice, Blake Wheeler had two assists and the Jets held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday. Minnesota's Jason Zucker scored 10 seconds into the game, but then Winnipeg got five consecutive goals.
After Midseason Arrival, Dubnyk Still Going Strong With WildThe Minnesota Wild were flailing three months ago, when a potential remedy for their problems was located in the desert. Devan Dubnyk was so eager to help he took a cross-country red-eye flight to meet them.
Wild Back-Up Goalies Aim To Stay Sharp Without Playing TimeThey have experience and track records, and they probably won't play a significant minute the rest of the season or in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. That's because the two Minnesota Wild goal tenders are behind Devan Dubnyk, and as Mike Max explains, all they can do is prepare and wait.
Wild Send Kuemper On AHL Conditioning AssignmentThe Minnesota Wild have assigned goalie Darcy Kuemper to their AHL affiliate for a conditioning assignment. The move was made Monday. Kuemper can stay with the Iowa Wild up to two weeks.
Wild Give Grieving Parise Non-Roster StatusMinnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has been designated as a non-roster player to give him time to grieve after his father's death. J.P. Parise died Wednesday of lung cancer.
Vlasic's OT Goal Gives Sharks 4-3 Win Over WildMarc-Edouard Vlasic scored his second winning goal in two nights 3:09 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks completed a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
Fiddler Scores 2, Stars Rout Wild 7-1Vernon Fiddler scored two goals and the Dallas Stars scored six or more goals in consecutive games for the first time since 1997, beating the Minnesota Wild 7-1 on Saturday night.
Wild Blog: Wild Start Off New Year With A VictoryThe month of December was not kind to the Minnesota Wild. During the month the Wild went 4-5-3 and found themselves ranked 11 out of 14 teams in the Western Conference, and seven points out of a playoff spot.
Wild Too Much For Maple Leafs, 3-1If the Minnesota Wild are going to bounce back from another December swoon, they'll need Darcy Kuemper to return to his early season form. Kyle Brodziak, Jared Spurgeon and Mikko Koivu scored, Kuemper made 34 saves, and the Minnesota Wild beat the short-handed Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Friday.
Connauton Lifts Blue Jackets Past Wild, 3-1Kevin Connauton had a goal and an assist and Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Wednesday night. With the game knotted at 1 in the third, Columbus scored a power-play goal at 5:57. Cycling the puck, Connauton slid a pass to David Savard at the top of the left circle. His hard one-timer beat goalie Darcy Kuemper stick side inside the near post.
Wild Erase 2-Goal Deficit To Defeat Jets 3-2Marco Scandella scored the tiebreaking goal with 12 seconds left in the second period as the Minnesota Wild rallied from two down to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Monday night.
Wild Fall To Sharks, 2-1Christian Folin scored his first career goal to tie the game just 45 seconds before Pavelski's goal, and the Wild lost for the 10th time in their past 11 games in San Jose. Darcy Kuemper made 28 saves.
Zucker, Pominville Lift Wild To Win Over CanadiensJason Zucker and Jason Pominville scored improbable goals to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Darcy Kuemper stopped 18 shots after allowing four goals in each of his last two starts. Minnesota has won seven of 10.
Wild Blog: Crowned By KingsThe defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings were in St. Paul on Wednesday to play the Minnesota Wild. It was the second meeting of the year between the two clubs. Los Angeles won the previous meeting on Oct. 19 by a score of 2-1.