With New Coach And New Outlook, Wild Aim To Keep MomentumNine days ago, mired in an eight-game losing streak, Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher played the only card left in his deck and fired coach Mike Yeo.
Pominville, Haula Lead Wild Over Blackhawks 6-1Jason Pominville and Erik Haula each had a goal and two assists, and the Minnesota Wild celebrated the first outdoor game in franchise history with a 6-1 victory on Sunday over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Wild Beat Oilers 5-2 In 3rd Straight Win Under TorchettiMatt Dumba, Thomas Vanek and Mikael Granlund each had a goal and an assist and Minnesota beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Thursday night to win its third straight under interim coach John Torchetti.
Bruins Beat Wild 4-2, Yeo Fired After GameMissing scoring leader Patrice Bergeron, the streaking Boston Bruins had little trouble pushing aside the free-falling Minnesota Wild for yet another road victory.
Wild Continues Search For Answers Back On Home IceIf the Wild are going to pull themselves out of the hockey equivalent of quicksand, General Manager Chuck Fletcher said Saturday the players have to start playing "the right way."
Wild Break Losing Streak, Win 3 – 0 Over LA KingsThe five-game losing streak, the January power-play drought and the creeping sense of frustration all vanished in one cathartic evening for the Minnesota Wild.
Sabres Hang On To Beat Wild 3-2Brian Gionta had a goal and an assist as the Buffalo Sabres scored three times in the first period and hung on to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Tuesday night.
Dubnyk's 34 Saves Hold Off Stars, Wild Win 2-1Devan Dubnyk made 34 saves, Thomas Vanek scored and the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Saturday night.
Wild Beat Blues With Help From Dubnyk's 33 SavesErik Haula broke a third-period tie, Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Thursday night. Nino Niederreiter and Thomas Vanek also scored to help the Wild start a four-game trip with just their sixth road win of the season.
Wild Topple Canucks 6-2 With 3 Power-Play GoalsThomas Vanek scored one of Minnesota's three power-play goals and pitched in three assists, leading the Wild on a 6-2 romp over the road-weary Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
Canucks Beat Wild 3-2Radim Vrbata scored twice, Jannik Hansen once and the Vancouver Canucks held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Wednesday night. Daniel Sedin had two assists, Ryan Miller stopped 30 shots and Vancouver allowed fewer than three goals for the first time in 11 games, winning for just the third time in that span.