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State of Hockey News:
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #9 Mikko Koivu
2. #15 Dany Heatley
3. #7 Matt Cullen
4. #10 Devin Setoguchi
5. #96 Pierre-Marc Bouchard
Top 3 Penalty Minutes:
1. #16 Brad Staubitz
2. #22 Cal Clutterbuck
3. #25 Nick Johnson
1. #32 Niklas Backstrom (7-4-2)
2. #37 Josh Harding (6-2-1)
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #40 Alex Tanguay
2. #13 Olli Jokinen
3. #20 Curtis Glencross
4. #12 Jarome Iginla
BEST OF MAXIM
For 51-year old Paul Deutsch of Minnesota, he got to live his NHL dream last night as an emergency goalie for the Minnesota Wild.
Due to some extreme circumstances, Deutsch was tracked down by the Wild to the sign a minor-league contract and got to warm-up with the team:
After the Wild got word that Niklas Backstrom, slated to be the starter,
would have to miss the game...
Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding will start Friday's game against the Northwest Division rival Edmonton Oilers.
Harding has fared well this season, posting a 6-1-1 mark with one shutout and a 1.82 goals-against average.
The 27-year-old Saskatchewan native gets the nod after Niklas Backstrom was excused from the team after his wife went into labor.
By KATE HEDLIN
STATS WriterThe Minnesota Wild have had some exciting finishes lately, but the important thing is that they've been winning.Their recent meetings with the Edmonton Oilers may have lacked the same drama, but the result has been the same.Looking to win six straight overall for the first time in more than four years, the Wild also seek to extend their run of dominance...
CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned forward Paul Byron to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).
Byron, a native of Ottawa, Ontario recorded 2 goals in 6 games with the Flames this...
from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, The Minnesota Wild are the NHL’s No. 1 team a quarter of the way into the season.
Has anybody noticed?
“Let Sidney Crosby do his thing and we’ll do ours,” Wild winger Cal Clut-terbuck said jokingly….
Why are the Wild so good so far this season?
“Here’s why,” said New York Rangers pro scout Tim Thompson, a former Wild...
Great story out of Minnesota on Wednesday, as the Minnesota Wild found themselves without a backup goalie the morning of their game versus the Nashville Predators. With Nicklas Backstrom out for undisclosed personal reasons, Josh Harding got the start, and Houston Aeros' netminder Matt Hackett was called up to back him up.
There was some uncertainty, however, over whether Hackett...
The Minnesota Wild may be among the best teams in the Western Conference, but they'd like to start making things a bit easier for themselves.
They usually have an easy time of it against the last-place Calgary Flames.
After losing for the first time in six games, the Wild look to re-establish their momentum by continuing their dominance of the visiting Flames on Sunday.
Niklas Backstrom is 15-0 against the Edmonton Oilers, but Josh Harding will make his third straight start.
ST. LOUIS, MO -- When Calgary Flames general manager Jay Feaster decided to pluck Blake Comeau off waivers on Friday morning, he knew he would have to open up space on the roster to ensure the forward could be ...
CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today the acquisition of forward Blake Comeau who was claimed off waivers from the New York Islanders.
“"Blake is a smart, committed, two-way hockey player who kills penalties, is res...
the notion that pecking order is open to interpretation when it
comes to goaltending, Brian Elliott will be back between the pipes
tonight when the Blues face the Calgary Flames.
The Calgary Flames claimed forward Blake Comeau off waivers from the New York Islanders.
ST. LOUIS, MO -- While Blake Comeau officially hails from Meadow Lake, SK, when he was told he had been claimed by the Calgary Flames, he felt like he was heading home.
"My mom and dad live there. My wife...
ST. LOUIS, MO -- After the Calgary Flames 5-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, head coach Brent Sutter singled one player who he felt shone a bit brighter than the rest of the team.
"Brods was ...