Found February 22, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Sven Baertschi
TEAMS: Minnesota Wild
Follow me on Twitter for updates and discussions: @ColinDJD __________________________________________________________________ Just a few quick updates and discussions… As we come into the weekend, the Flames are making minor changes to their roster as they prepare for their next match up against the Minnesota Wild. Sven Baertschi appears to be close to game ready as he’s been practic...

Taylor Hall’s hit on Cal Clutterbuck: Dirty for a different reason

First, take a look at the video put together by SBNation of the hit Taylor Hall had on Cal Clutterbuck last night. I’m not a scholar of the NHL, despite my other gig at Barry Melrose Rocks, so you are all entitled to your own opinions, but to me, it looked like Taylor Hall had intent to hit Cal Clutterbuck. That’s the problem with the hit, in my mind. What I don’t believe...

Wild are willing to let young prospects play

ST. PAUL, Minn. As Zach Parise scans the Minnesota Wild locker room, he only sees NHL players, teammates that are trying to push for a championship this season. Parise knows the veterans in the locker room and sees the young rookies trying to make their mark. Parise, signed long-term in Minnesota with his 13-year contract, doesn't look toward the future and doesn't see...

Taylor Hall knees Cal Cluterbuck

This is a pretty vicous hit and then some, via We All Bleed Red on YouTube (with both feeds): From Minnesota forward Cal Clutterbuck had to be helped off the ice late in the third period of Thursday's 3-1 victory at Edmonton with what appeared to be an injured left leg. Edmonton's Taylor Hall received a five-minute major for kneeing and a game misconduct...

Minnesota Wild equipment manager bashes Edmonton on Twitter

The head equipment manager of the Minnesota Wild isn't a fan of the Edmonton Oilers. In fact, he's not a fan of the city of Edmonton in general. How do we know this? Well, Styleswild on Twitter or Tony Dacosta based on the matching photo from the Wild's site, chose to bash the city and the team through a series of Tweets.  After time passed, Dacosta decided to remove...

Wild Thursday: One year later, Gilbert content

THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: On Aug. 25, 1982, Oilers defenseman Nick Schultz was born in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan. Four and a half months later, on January 10, 1983, Wild defenseman Tom Gilbert was born in Bloomington, Minn. Like many young boys growing up and Canada and Minnesota, the two dreamed of playing in the NHL.In 2000, Schultz's NHL dream was close to becoming a reality...

Hall suspended for 'reckless' hit on Clutterbuck

Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck has seemingly avoided a major injury after taking a lethal knee-on-knee hit from Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall Thursday night, but Hall won't be avoiding suspension. The NHL announced a two-game ban for Hall, the first of his young career, after a vicious hit on Clutterbuck in Thursday's 3-1 Minnesota win in Edmonton. Hall, who...

Cullen's 3 point night leads the way for the Wild's 3-1 win over Edmonton

You're probably familiar with the old Master Card commercials.  Where the commercial lists various items along with their prices and then at the end it will list something simple and likely non-material and it will simply say "Priceless."  The commercial resonated with people for making that connection between the things people buy and what really cannot be bought...

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Calgary Flames 2/23/2013 @ 9:00PM CST at ScotiaBank Saddledome

Minnesota Wild (8-6-2)  18pts  2nd in the Northwest 2.12 Goals For per Game (29th in the NHL) 2.38 Goals Against per Game (10th in the NHL) 14.3% Power Play (23rd in the NHL) 84.3% Penalty Kill (7th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 7G 5A = 12pts 2. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 3G 9A = 12pts 3. #15 Dany Heatley ~ 5G 4A = 9pts 4. #7 Matt Cullen...

Wild a little nonchalant in 3-1 road loss to Calgary

Selective amnesia, its one of those things I come across on a daily basis as an educator, when a student tries to think of a creative way to tell me an assignment hasn't been completed.  "I didn't know it was due" or other forms of selective amnesia.  The stereotypical "my dog ate my homework" is more myth than anything bound in reality.  So what do...
Wild News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.