O'Reilly Scores Overtime Winner, Blues Beat Wild 4-3The Minnesota Wild could have used that two-score lead they believed they had late in the second period.
Mark Pavelich Found Incompetent To Stand Trial; Family Cites Hockey As Factor For Legal WoesThe family of a player on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic champion men's hockey team says concussions and blows he received during his playing career have contributed to his current legal troubles.
Staal, Stalock Lead Wild Past Kings 5-1Eric Staal scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, Alex Stalock stopped 30 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 Saturday night. Gerald Mayhew, Joel Eriksson Ek, Mikko Koivu and Jared Spurgeon also scored, and Matt Dumba added two assists for Minnesota, which has won three of four after beginning the year 1-6.
Crosby, Short-Handed Penguins Beat Winless Wild 7-4Just four games into the season, injuries have decimated the top lines for the Pittsburgh Penguins as Evgeni Malkin, Nick Bjugstad, Alex Galchenyuk and Bryan Rust have all missed time.
Rantanen Extends Hot Start, Leads Avs Past Wild 4-2Colorado lost the lead and momentum, yet a great pass and quick stick put the Avalanche back in the lead.
Wild's New GM Bill Guerin Sees No Reason Why Team Can't Win Stanley CupGuerin has a long and accomplished resume both as a player and as an executive.
Bill Guerin Hired As Next Minnesota Wild General ManagerPittsburgh Penguins assistant general manager Bill Guerin will reportedly be named the next general manager of the Minnesota Wild.
Paul Fenton Fired As Wild GM After Just 1 SeasonWCCO's Mike Max reports that Fenton's firing was the result of bad trades and a lack of good new additions on the off-season. Max added the locker room culture had long been seen as an issue.
Dubnyk Makes 35 Saves, Wild Beat Flames 4-2Devan Dubnyk made 35 saves Saturday, and the Minnesota Wild beat Calgary 4-2 on the night the Flames retired Jarome Iginla's number.
NHL, Players Reach Settlement In Concussion LawsuitA tentative settlement in the lawsuit filed against the National Hockey League by former players would bring to an end the five-year old battle.
After Months Of Mediation, Tentative Settlement Reached In NHL Concussion LawsuitThe NHL and attorneys for retired players say a tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought against the league over head injuries.
Wild's Ryan Suter Scores Winning Goal Against StarsSuter sent the puck back in front, and it ricocheted in off Stars defenseman Marc Methot with 7:06 left.
Good Question: How Do Crews Prepare Ice For NHL Games?This Saturday, the ice at the Xcel Energy Center will be ready to go as the Minnesota Wild open their season against the Vegas Golden Knights. So, how do the crews prepare the ice? Good Question.
Flyers Introduce Goofy-Looking Mascot, Revel In The CommentsThe Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot — a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard
Will Barry Trotz Return To Capitals After Cup Winning Run?The Washington Capitals and their fans are on top of the world following the Stanley Cup win. But, a big question faces them. Can they re-sign their head coach?