Wild Looking To Find Its Game Back At Xcel Energy CenterNow trailing 2-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Minnesota Wild and the series shifts back to St. Paul for Game 3 Tuesday night.
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.
Wild's Granlund On The Playoffs: 'It's Just Hockey'You just get the feeling something special can happen when Mikael Granlund is on the ice. That's because he has shown just enough of that to keep you watching and anticipating what that could mean in the playoffs.
Before Game 5, Wild Aim To Forget Game 4There is not much left to be said after the 6-1 shellacking that the St. Louis Blues dished out to the Minnesota Wild in Game Four of the NHL Playoffs, except this: The team that forgets quickly can bounce back quickly. "We know we didn't play well, they played really well," Wild forward Ryan Suter said.
Wild Looks To Bounce Back From Game 4 Debacle FridayYou never want to overreact to a win or a loss in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but what happened Wednesday night at Xcel Energy Center will certainly test the mental makeup of this Wild team.
Wild Poised For 'Unemotional' Game 4With an 8:30 p.m. start at the earliest for Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs, it's going to be tough for folks to get to sleep after this one is over. What will be the keys to Wednesday night's matchup? Start with what you don't do.
Yeo, Hitchcock Bring Differing Coaching Styles To PlayoffsIn the middle of this series between the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues are two different coaches. Both understand their teams, but as Mike Max reports, Ken Hitchcock appears unfazed by a 2-1 deficit. Mike Yeo has grown up as an NHL coach in front of the Wild fans' eyes.
With Speed, Discipline, Wild Have Kept Edge On BluesThe Minnesota Wild were built around speed. Playing smart has been, and will continue to be, an equally important factor in their success in this playoff series against St. Louis.
Wild Youngster Matt Dumba Could Be Difference-Maker In PlayoffsThe Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has done a lot of growing up this season, and will play a bigger role in the playoffs this season.
Injury Has Cooke's Availability In Question For WildMinnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has an injury that has clouded his availability for Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues. Cooke did not practice Tuesday, due to what Wild coach Mike Yeo would only describe as "discomfort."
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Wild Wary Of Letting Up With Playoff Spot Not Quite SecureThe Minnesota Wild have put themselves on solid footing for the playoffs. They're not in yet, though. The determination and desperation they've played with the last few months must be maintained to clinch a wild-card spot and have momentum for the postseason.
8 Reasons The Wild Will Make A Deep Playoff RunThe Minnesota Wild is the hottest team in the NHL right now. With eight regular season games remaining, the team is all but guaranteed to be in the Stanley Cup Playoffs when they start in a few weeks. But how did they get there? The team was left for dead in late January.
Biega Scores Winner In NHL Debut, Canucks Hold Off Wild 3-2Alex Biega never doubted he had the ability to play in the NHL. All he needed was a chance — one he certainly took advantage of Monday night. The 26-year-old defenseman scored the winning goal in his first career game, and the Vancouver Canucks held on during a chaotic final 30 seconds for a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild.
Confident Wild Have Climbed Back Into Playoff ContentionJust one month ago, the Wild were a mess after losing 12 out of 14 games to fall to third-worst in the Western Conference. Buoyed by the acquisition of goalie Devan Dubnyk, the Wild have zoomed back into playoff contention with a 9-1-2 record over their last 12 games.