Found November 18, 2011 on
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Colorado Avalanche coach Joe Sacco called it a bad break. Minnesota Wild counterpart Mike Yeo said luck
had nothing to do with it.
BEST OF MAXIM
Injuries have been piling up for the Minnesota Wild, but that hasn't slowed the momentum they have created early in this NHL season.
The latest casualty is defenseman Marek Zidlicky who suffered a concussion on their recent road trip. He joins fellow defenseman Greg Zanon and Marco Scandella on the shelf. That makes three key figures on the back end that are now out for a team...
FRIDAY'S STORY LINE: There was a happy group of Minnesota Wild players skating at St. Thomas Ice Arena on Friday. The Wild have every reason to be happy.
A look at the NHL standings shows Minnesota has 25 points; only Chicago with 27 has more than the upstart Wild.
Comeback wins, last-minute wins, wins in tight games -- no matter the situation, the Wild are finding ways to...
The Minnesota Wild have called up defenseman Kris Fredheim (FRED-haym) to make his NHL debut.
The Wild brought the 24-year-old Fredheim up from their AHL affiliate in Houston so he could play Thursday against Colorado. Fredheim led Houston with a plus-7 rating in 15 games.
Defenseman Marek Zidlicky suffered a concussion Tuesday at Columbus and won't play Thursday. Defenseman...
Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo has talked all season about "the process," as he tries to mold his team into a winner.
After 18 games, the Wild are in first place in the Northwest Division with a 10-5-3 record, so maybe the process won't be such a, well, process for a team picked by many to be in the bottom half of the Western Conference.
Minnesota announced its arrival...
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild announced Wednesday the signing of defenseman Kris Fredheim. Fredheim (pronounced FRED-haym), signed a one-year, entry-level deal with Minnesota. In addition, the Wild announced Wednesday that it had placed forward Guillaume Latendresse on injured reserve.Fredheim, 24, had recorded a pair of assists in 15 games with the Houston Aeros of the American...
DENVER (AP) -- Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 24 saves for his first save in two seasons and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 Friday night.
Paul Stastny and Chuck Kobasew had a goal each and Matt Duchene scored an empty-net goal with 4.5 seconds left to seal the win and snap Colorado's three-game skid.
Giguere's last shutout was against Ottawa on Feb. 6, 2010...
G Niklas Backstrom made 27 saves for his 24th career shutout and RW Devin Setoguchi scored the go-ahead goal with 2:31 remaining, as the Minnesota Wild opened a season-long, six-game homestand with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche at Xcel...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have called up defenseman Kris Fredheim to make his NHL debut.
A victory by the Wild tonight would match the club's best start in franchise history. Recent history says the Avalanche may have trouble playing spoiler.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 24 saves for his first shutout in two seasons and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 Friday.
Brandon Yip will make his return to the Avalanche lineup for tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 24 saves for his first save in two seasons and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 Friday night.
The Stars offense has all but disappeared over their longest losing streak of the season. A meeting with the Avalanche could be the spark the club needs.