Wild's Ryan Suter Visits Mpls. Ronald McDonald HouseFamilies at the Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis got a special post-Christmas treat Friday morning. Minnesota Wild Star Ryan Suter dropped by to say hello and hang out.
Suter Becomes Wild’s Latest Mumps VictimRyan Suter missed his first game since signing with the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night, due to an illness. A day later, the Wild found out what that illness is. And it's an all-too familiar issue. "Yeah," Coach Mike Yeo said. "He's got the mumps."
Wild Blog: Tough Homestand Continues With Win Over MontrealAfter losing to the L.A. Kings 4-1 last week, the Minnesota Wild rebounded Wednesday night with a 2-1 win over Montreal to continue a tough home stand.
Good Question: What Are The Mumps?Wild fans hoping to see Ryan Suter in action Wednesday night got some disappointing news. Suter had played 153 consecutive games with the Wild, but was held out Wednesday because of "mump-like" symptoms.
5 Reasons To Be Excited About The Minnesota Wild This SeasonEven though it's the middle of October and snow isn't on the ground (yet), hockey season is officially here. In Minnesota, the Wild is off to a 2-0 start and has yet to allow a goal, shutting out Colorado 5-0 in its home opener and then going to Colorado last Saturday and winning 3-0.
Vanek, Like Others, Picked Minnesota On, Off Ice Minnesota is hardly a marquee place in major professional sports, a midsized market in the middle of the country best known on the coasts for the length and extremity of its winters. In the NHL, though, there's evidence mounting to the contrary. Thomas Vanek was the latest free agent to pick the Wild, two summers after Zach Parise and Ryan Suter jolted the league by coming as a package deal.
Wild Blog: 2014-15 Season PreviewWhen we last saw the Minnesota Wild they were skating off the ice stunned after losing in overtime to Chicago 2-1 as the Blackhawks took the series in six games. While the sudden impact of the season being over may have hurt initially, fans could take solace in knowing that the Wild had their best playoff showing since their run to the Western Conference Finals in 2003.
Bob Suter Leaves Behind Legacy As Player, FatherThere’s no other moment in sports that comes close to what Americans felt that day in 1980, when a bunch of college kids beat the mighty Soviet Union in the "Miracle on Ice." And for that, we have Bob Suter to thank. Suter died Sept. 9 from a heart attack at the age of 57. But he left quite a legacy behind.
Grieving Suter Glad To Be Back On Ice With WildTraining camp for Ryan Suter will be more than a tuneup for the season. Practicing with the Minnesota Wild will bring respite. Suter's father, a Wild scout and former U.S. Olympic team member, died Sept. 9 of a heart attack. Bob Suter was 57.
'Miracle On Ice' Member Bob Suter DiesBob Suter, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57. The Wild announced Suter's death and called him "a great hockey ambassador, he was a terrific person off the ice who will be greatly missed." The team did not disclose other details.
The Wild, Like Fans, Don’t Want Play-Off Party To EndIt's been a stomach-churning couple weeks for the Minnesota Wild and their fans. The team was decided underdogs against the Colorado Avalanche, and much more so against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Wild Aim To Break Playoff Losing Streak Against ChicagoThe Minnesota Wild are at a point where they are counting on the home ice carrying them. "That's the plan. We know in the first round we played pretty well here and we're excited to play here. But, you know, that doesn't guarantee much," said forward Zach Parise.
Wild Blog: Previewing The 2nd Round Vs. The BlackhawksAs you know by now, the Minnesota Wild won their first playoff series in 11 years, defeating the Colorado Avalanche in seven games to move on to the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Wild Blog: Unsung Heroes Lead Wild To Game 7 WinIn Game 6 of the series versus Colorado, the best players for the Minnesota Wild proved to be just that. Zach Parise had a four-point night (2G, 2A) including the game-winning goal. Mikko Koivu and Ryan Suter added two assists as Minnesota defeated Colorado 5-2 to even the series at 3-3, forcing Game 7 in Denver.
Wild Goalie Keumper Back In The Playoff SpotlightDarcy Keumper is used to this roller coaster ride. It's the advantage to starting the season in obscurity, then playing your way to the NHL. "I think it's probably even more important in the playoffs to keep a level head and kind of shuffle out the outside noise," Keumper said. Don't worry about that too much."