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State of Hockey News:
Columbus Blue Jackets
New Jersey Devils
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #15 Dany Heatley
2. #9 Mikko Koivu
3. #7 Matt Cullen
4. #21 Kyle Brodziak
5. #10 Devin Setoguchi
Top 3 Penalty Minutes:
1. #22 Cal Clutterbuck
2. #4 Clayton Stoner
3. #21 Kyle Brodziak
1. #32 Niklas Backstrom (15-15-6)
2. #37 Josh Harding (9-9-3)
3. #31 Matt Hackett (2-0-0)
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #32 Kris Versteeg
2. #14 Tomas Fleischmann
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SAINT PAULMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. The Minnesota Wild have reassigned forward Jeff Taffe to the Houston Aeros.
Taffe has notched two assists in five games with the Wild this season. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound native of Hastings, Minn., ranks third on Houston in scoring with 32 points (10-22=32) in 47 games and owns four power-play goals.
ST. PAUL, Minn. His first two NHL call-ups have been anything but routine for Wild forward Chad Rau.
Rau, an Eden Prairie native, was called up in late January to make his NHL debut on Hockey Day in Minnesota. He then scored the game-winning goal against the Dallas Stars. Fast-forward to Sunday when Rau was recalled from the Houston Aeros and spent the entire night traveling to...
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed center Kyle Brodziak to a three-year deal.
Terms were not disclosed.
Brodziak, in his third year with Minnesota after being acquired from Edmonton in 2009, was due to become an unrestricted free agent.
He's in the final year of a three-year contract that will pay him $1.3 million this season, and he entered Sunday's game against Boston...
Matt Cullen and Chad Rau each scored a goal and Niklas Backstrom made a career-high 48 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday.
The Wild won for only the second time in February - their previous victory came Feb. 2 at Colorado. Minnesota went winless in its next seven games, scoring only nine goals during...
SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from the Houston Aeros.
Hackett is 2-0-0 with a 0.85 goals-against average and a .977 save percentage in three games with Minnesota this season, having stopped 84 of 86 shots. He is 16-13-4 with a 2.42 GAA, a .917 save percentage and one shutout in 34 games with the Aeros.
The 6-foot-2, 179-pound native of London...
Florida Panthers left wing Kris Versteeg was fined $2,500 by the NHL for a hit in Friday's game.
Versteeg was punished for cross-checking Washington Capitals forward Jelf Halpern.
Versteeg has tied a career high with 22 goals to go with 26 assists in 55 games this season.
Matt Cullen from the Minnesota Wild speaks after his team's upset over the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins. (NBC Sports)
G Niklas Backstrom made 22 of his career-high 48 saves in the third period for his 26th career shutout and C Chad Rau, recalled earlier in the day, scored his second career goal midway through the second period, as the Minnesota Wild capped off NB...
Maybe its the Social Studies teacher in me, but I've always been fascinated by Prohibition. I am certainly not person adverse to alcohol, in moderation of course. Yet I would say I don't mind tipping back a Labatt Blue, or a Sam Adams or even a New Glarus brew while watching some hockey on TV. However do I need a beer to enjoy the game? Not at all. Going back to...
The Minnesota Wild signed center Kyle Brodziak to a three-year contract extension on Sunday.
Matt Cullen and Chad Rau each scored a goal and Niklas Backstrom made a career-high 48 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday. The Wild won for only the second time in February -- their previous victory came Feb. 2 at Colorado.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Matt Cullen and Chad Rau each scored a goal and Niklas Backstrom made a career-high 48 saves for his
fourth shutout of the season to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday.
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ST. PAUL, Mn--The Bruins will face the nosediving Minnesota Wild in about 90 minutes here at Xcel Energy Center. But while the Wild have lost seven straight, the B's are in no position to look down there noses at anyone. Over the better part of the ...