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  Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Minnesota Wild RECORDS - CBJ: 14-32-6 (Home: 8-13-3), MIN: 25-19-8 (Road: 12-12-5) WHEN: Feb. 7, 2012 - 7 p.m.   |   WHERE: Nationwide Arena WATCH: FOX Sports Ohio (HD)  |  LISTEN: CD...

Koivu to miss Tuesday's game at Columbus

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Mikko Koivu's return will have to wait at least one more game. Head Coach Mike Yeo said the decision to keep Koivu out of the lineup was made this morning. Koivu, who has missed seven games with an upper body injury, could likely return Thursday at home against Vancouver. "He wants to play, but he needs a couple more days. I think we are fairly...

Wild sign Prosser to a two-year, one-way deal

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild have signed 25-year old defenseman Nate Prosser to a two-year, one-way contact extension. Prosser, an Elk River native, has six assists in 23 games for Minnesota this season, 20:37 minutes of ice time, fourth among all rookies. The extension begins next season and is a one-way contract, meaning Prosser's time with the Wild is now secure after...

Wild sign D Nate Prosser to 2-year extension

The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Nate Prosser to a two-year contract extension. The 25-year-old Prosser has six assists in 23 games for the Wild this season. The Wild are 14-7-2 with the rookie in the lineup, and coach Mike Yeo has praised his poise and ability to implement the new system that has been installed. The team announced the deal on Monday. Prosser grew up...

Prospal signs 1-year extension with Columbus

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed left wing Vinny Prospal to a one-year contract extension through next season. General manager Scott Howson announced the extension Wednesday but did not release terms, citing club policy. The 36-year-old Prospal signed with the Blue Jackets in July and has nine goals and 24 assists in 53 games with Columbus. He has the second-most points and...

Has Nash Had Enough Of Columbus?

from John Shannon of Sportsnet, Sportsnet has been running the HOCKEY CENTRAL Trade Tracker for a few weeks now in anticipation of the Feb. 27 deadline. It comes as no surprise that some of the players discussed will not be moved. And I think we’ve been pretty honest in saying that. But one player who just might be in the mix is Columbus Blue Jackets winger Rick Nash, who continually...

Wild C Koivu to miss Tuesday's game with Blue Jackets

Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu won't play in Tuesday's contest versus the Columbus Blue Jackets.It will be the eighth straight game he's missed with a shoulder injury.The Wild captain suffered the injury in a Jan. 14 contest with the St. Louis Blues.The 28-year-old has nine goals and 24 assists in 41 games this season.Wild head coach Mike Yeo said Koivu could return...

Goalie coach seeking solution to Backstrom's shootout woes

Bob Mason, Niklas Backstrom's goalie coach since 2006, is at a loss as to why the Wild goaltender can be so poised in games, yet when it comes to shootouts, he's like a fish out of water.

Prosser signs two-year extension with Wild

The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Nate Prosser to a two-year contract extension.

Fans can go Wild with new app

Minnesota Wild fans who get hungry now have an iPhone app that lets them order food without leaving their seats at the Xcel Energy Center. It also will point out the location of the nearest restroom.

Around The League: Blue Jackets Sign Vinny Prospal To Extension

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed former Rangers winger Vinny Prospal to a 1 year contract extension.  Prospal, 36, has played a very solid season so far for Columbus with 9 goals and 24 assists in 53 games. Prospal was one of the names on the rumor block up until today with the Rangers being [...]

Blue Jackets Extend Prospal

via Scott Howson tweet, I am pleased to announce that we have signed Vinny Prospal to a 1 year contract extension.

Last-place Blue Jackets throttle Wild

Coach Mike Yeo: 'There was too much complacency in our game.'
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