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State of Hockey News:
San Jose Sharks
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #15 Dany Heatley
2. #21 Kyle Brodziak
3. #9 Mikko Koivu
4. #7 Matt Cullen
5. #10 Devin Setoguchi
Top 3 Penalty Minutes:
1. #22 Cal Clutterbuck
2. #21 Kyle Brodziak
3. #28 Matt Kassian
1. #32 Niklas Backstrom (17-17-6)
2. #37 Josh Harding (10-10-4)
3. #31 Matt Hackett (3-5-0)
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #12 Jarome Iginla
2. #13 Olli Jokinen
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WEDNESDAY'S STORYLINE: After a 15-game absence due to an upper body injury, the Wild will get captain Mikko Koivu back tomorrow against Calgary. Koivu has missed 23 of the past 27 games, but his frustration has turned to excitement in anticipation of tomorrow night's game.
"I am very excited, it has been a long couple weeks here. Feeling good to be out there in practice...
ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cullen has just about seen it all in his 14-year NHL career.
He's played in 1,000 career games, scored 534 points, won a Stanley Cup, has played on the power play and killed penalties. In the rarest of cases, the Moorhead, Minn. native has even played a little bit of defense.
Cullen displayed his versatility again Thursday night...
THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: The Wild will get a big boost Thursday night against Calgary with the return of captain Mikko Koivu, and his teammates know that better than anyone.
"It is huge," center Kyle Brodziak said. "Everybody knows how valuable to the team he is on the ice, but what people don't see is his value off the ice. He is a leader on our team. In between...
Ceremonial puck drops are nice. Someone walks out on a red carpet, the two players stand politely and then the guest drops the puck and the teams get ready for the game to start. Except sometimes a team decides to mix things up, and a guy drops from the rafters hanging upside down on a rappel line to do the honors. That's what happened before Thursday night's Minnesota Wild...
Devin Setoguchi scored in the fourth round of a shootout in the Minnesota Wild's 3-2 comeback victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
Dany Heatley and Darroll Powe scored in regulation for the Wild. Josh Harding stopped 27 shots and all four Calgary shots in the shootout to hand the Flames their fourth straight loss
Lee Stempniak and Anton Babchuk scored for Calgary...
In Monday night NHL action from Minnesota, Vancouver Canucks defenseman Aaron Rome punched Minnesota Wild forward Stephane Veilleux in the face. However, it was Rome's teammate, defenseman Kevin Bieksa, who actually absorbed the worst of the impact after Rome's punch knocked Veilleux's helmet into Bieska's face. It happened in the second period of the game. ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Not even a two-goal lead against a team short a couple of defenseman was enough for the Calgary Flames to turn things around.
Devin Setoguchi scored in the fourth round of a shootout in the Minnesota Wild's 3-2 comeback victory over the Flames on Thursday night.
"It's just frustrating," Calgary's Blake Comeau said. "All around...
Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu will return Thursday night against the Calgary Flames, general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Wednesday.Koivu has missed 15 consecutive games and 23 of the past 27 contests with a shoulder injury.The 29-year-old has 10 goals and 27 assists in 45 games for Minnesota this season.
It didn't matter if a meteor was going to strike Pepsi Center, nothing was going to keep the Avs from redemption versus the Calgary Flames.
Having not beaten the Flames since Oct. 28, 2010, the Avs were looking for some serious redemption. Redemption they got with a 2-1 overtime victory, against all odds.
Erik Johnson was a late scratch with back spasms and Tyson Barrie...
For one star on the Portland Winterhawks, it was the time to make a large step into their career. For the team he left behind, it was a slide away from the top.
Without Sven Bartschi, who was called up March 11 by his parent Calgary Flames, the Winterhawks lost two of their last three games, falling into third place in the Western Conference behind the Tri-City Americans and the...