Frustrating Night As Wild Lose Parise To Injury, Game To NashvilleThursday night at the Xcel Energy Center marked the 10th anniversary of team captain Mikko Koivu making his NHL debut. For the Wild though, there wasn't much to celebrate.
Early Goal From Zucker Boosts Wild Over Blackhawks 5-4Jason Zucker scored 18 seconds into the game and assisted on Nino Niederreiter's winner to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday 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.
Matt Dumba Scores Twice, Wild Rout Visiting Jets 8-1Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night.
Wild Again Left With Bad Feeling In Loss To BlackhawksFor the third straight year, the Minnesota Wild have been forced out of the NHL playoffs by the Chicago Blackhawks.
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.
Wild Looking For Koivu To Step Up In PlayoffsThe Minnesota Wild know its first-round opponent in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the St. Louis Blues, well. Do they know themselves well enough? That's the job of leadership and in the case of the Wild, its captain is Mikko Koivu.
Wild Can Clinch Playoff Spot With Monday WinMikko Koivu will be back in the Wild lineup Monday night after missing Saturday's game with a scratched eye.
Red Wings Beat Wild 3-2 In 8th Round Of ShootoutDarren Helm scored in the eighth round of a shootout, and the Detroit Red Wings outlasted the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. Helm came down the slot, cut to his forehand and let go with a low wrist shot. Officials on the ice ruled that Devan Dubnyk stopped the puck in time; however, video review showed the stop came after the puck crossed the goal line.
Wild's Koivu Out With Eye InjuryMinnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu was a late scratch from Saturday night's game with the Detroit Red Wings because of an eye injury. He is listed day to day.
Dubnyk Stops 31 Shots As Wild Beat Kings 4-1Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 34th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night.
Vanek, Koivu, Parise Score In Third, Wild Beat Flames 4-2 Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night.
Dubnyk Holds Maple Leafs At Bay In Wild's 2-1 WinDevan Dubnyk added to his ironman streak, making his 32nd straight start, and the Minnesota Wild extended their string of road wins to nine, hanging on for a 2-1 victory over the slumping Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
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.
Wild Score Record 6 Times In 3rd Period To Beat Stars 6-2Zach Parise scored twice and the Minnesota Wild set a team record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night.