Wild Blog: Stepping Up Without PariseWith Zach Parise out for at least two weeks, the Minnesota Wild needs players to start stepping up and it looks like they are. Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets may have been the most fun game I’ve seen all year.
Vanek, Dubnyk Lead Wild Over Jets 5-3Thomas Vanek scored twice during a four-goal frenzy in the second period by the Minnesota Wild on their way to a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
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.
Dubnyk Earns Wild's First Shutout Of The Season In 3-0 Win Over DucksDevan Dubnyk stopped 15 shots for his first shutout this season to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 3-0 victory over the reeling Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
Go-Ahead Goal From Vanek Pushes Wild Over Columbus, 3-2Thomas Vanek scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Minnesota Wild beat Columbus 3-2 on Thursday night, pushing the Blue Jackets to 0-8-0 and spoiling John Tortorella's debut.
Parise Helps Wild Win 4 – 3 Over Arizona CoyotesThe Minnesota Wild jumped on a team that had played the night before, building a three-goal lead. The Wild stumbled through a series of penalties starting late in the second period, but it's hard to argue too much with a win — nor an undefeated start to the season.
Wild Blog: Parise's Hat Trick Leads Wild To Victory In Season OpenerThe Colorado Avalanche started their 20th season in Denver on Thursday night, but Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise made sure there wouldn't be much of a celebration.
Wild Must Pass Blackhawks To Progress: 'We'll Figure It Out'The Minnesota Wild have a well-balanced team, with every important player back from the squad that reached the Western Conference semifinals for the second straight spring. They also have an unsolved problem: the Chicago Blackhawks.
Wild Place Fontaine On IR, Send Reilly To AHLThe Minnesota Wild have placed right wing Justin Fontaine on injured reserve to set their initial roster for the regular season. The Wild also assigned defenseman Mike Reilly to their AHL affiliate Tuesday and placed center Jordan Schroeder on waivers.
After Playoff Exit, Wild GM Says Improvement Must Come From WithinAfter another playoff exit, Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher says improvement has to come from within. As the Wild players packed up their locker room Monday after another season's end at the hands of the Blackhawks, there was much talk of expectations.
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 Looking To Find Its Game Back At Xcel Energy CenterNow trailing 2-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Minnesota Wild and the series shifts back to St. Paul for Game 3 Tuesday night.
Wild Blog: The Road Wins Keep Coming!If you haven’t jumped on the Wild bandwagon yet, here’s your open invitation, and now’s the perfect time to hop on board.
Simple Switch Producing Big Results For Wild's VanekYou can point to Devan Dubnyk as the biggest reason the Wild are in the playoffs. And you'd be right. But give Thomas Vanek a lot of credit, too. Sure, point to the arrival of Dubnyk for Minnesota's resurgence.
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.