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.
Wild Winger Fontaine Out 1 Month With MCL SprainMinnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee that's expected to keep him out four to six weeks. The Wild announced Fontaine's diagnosis on Tuesday. He was injured in the game on Friday against Chicago.
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.
Wild Place Fontaine On IR, Send Reilly To AHLThe Minnesota Wild have placed right wing Justin Fontaine on injured reserve to set their initial roster for the regular season. The Wild also assigned defenseman Mike Reilly to their AHL affiliate Tuesday and placed center Jordan Schroeder on waivers.
Wild Go With Haula To Replace Injured FontaineErik Haula replaced injured right wing Justin Fontaine for the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.
Wild Will Be Without Fontaine For Game 2 Vs. HawksMinnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks because if a lower-body injury.
Fontaine Gives Wild Quiet Spark In PlayoffsOne of the fun things about the Stanley Cup Playoffs is watching to see who on the third and fourth lines, steps up and makes a name. The Minnesota Wild is deep, and one of the people who has made his presence known is Justin Fontaine.
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.
Dubnyk, Wild Beat Blues 6-3Justin Fontaine had a goal and two assists, linemate Thomas Vanek also scored and the Minnesota Wild breezed by the St. Louis Blues with a 6-3 victory on Saturday.
Fontaine, Dubnyk Help Wild To 3-1 Win Over AvalancheJustin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Wild's Cooke Still Sidelined With Lower-Body InjuryMinnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has a lower-body injury that could end his season early. Coach Mike Yeo says there was "definitely potential" of a long-term absence for Cooke.
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.
Beleskey Gives Ducks 5-4 Win Over WildMatt Beleskey scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to give the Anaheim Ducks a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. Ryan Kesler had two goals, and Jakob Silfverberg and Tim Jackman also scored for the Ducks, who rallied after giving up a 3-0 lead and trailing 4-3 early in the third period.
Wild Blog: Time For Some Home CookingAlright Wild fans, it’s time to get our boys back to their winning ways. That trip out to the west coast did not pan out like fans or the team would have liked it to, but with the State of Hockey behind them, I’m sure the Wild is ready to get back at it.
Wild Re-Sign Fontaine To 2-Year Contract The Minnesota Wild have re-signed right wing Justin Fontaine to a two-year contract, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing. The deal was done on Tuesday.