Unions Want Tougher Laws Against So-Called Wage TheftMinnesota's leading labor unions are pushing for stiffer penalties against employers caught improperly withholding worker pay or skirting overtime requirements.
Tarasenko Scores In Shootout; Blues Beat Wild 3-2Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone shootout goal, and the St. Louis Blues rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. It was Tarasenko's second post-regulation winner in two nights. He scored in overtime on Friday to give St. Louis a victory over Edmonton.
Mpls. Police Reveal Preparation For 'Dinkytown Disturbance'Minneapolis Police allowed WCCO to see firsthand how officers trained for handling last month's "Dinkytown Disturbance." Police say they were far more prepared for last month's event than they were during the riot in 2003. Each of these police situations occurred after the Gopher men's hockey team appeared in national championship games.
Wild Slip Past Red Wings 4-3 In OT Matt Moulson's goal at 2:15 of overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Charlie Coyle had a goal and an assist and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota. Ryan Suter had two assists and Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 13 shots.
Good Question ‘Reply All’: March Madness Edition David from Eagan asked: Who picks the 68 teams in the tournament?
Hopkins’ Win Over Shakopee Provokes Shot Clock DebateHigh school tournament time is almost a guarantee for something exciting. In the boys’ basketball, Thursday night's game between Hopkins and Shakopee was a thriller, going in to a fourth overtime. Many argue you win basketball games by playing the game. Thursday night Hopkins won by not playing.
Sharks Beat Wild 3-2 In OT For 6th StraightJoe Thornton and Patrick Marleau found the perfect way to celebrate their new contract extensions. Thornton scored his second goal of the game with 1:30 remaining in overtime to lead the San Jose Sharks to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Vikings Top Bears 23-20 In Overtime Blair Walsh's 34-yard field goal with 1:43 left in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday after both teams missed kicks in the extra period.
More Overtime In Game 3 Of Stanley Cup Final?Ten periods into their championship series, the Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks headed to Boston for Game 3 on Monday night. No one would be surprised if this one's as close as the first two.
Zucker's Goal Gives Wild 3-2 Win Over Blackhawks Jason Zucker scored at 2:15 of overtime to give Minnesota a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, pulling the Wild within 2-1 in the Western Conference quarterfinal series.
Wild Grab OT Win Over CalgaryZach Parise scored 27 seconds into overtime to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night.