Found November 19, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
SATURDAY'S STORY LINES: The Wild will take on the surging St. Louis Blues tonight. The Blues are 4-0-1 since CoachKen Hitchcock took over for Davis Payne. Payne was fired after Minnesota beat the Blues 2-1 on November 5th. Mike Yeo said the Blues have a "swagger" about them. He feels the Blues are playing a game similar to the Red Wings and he expects them to be "aggressive in how they want to play." Yeo said it's not about the Blues, it's about Minnesota sticking toits game plan. "We play against Detroit, we play against St. Louis we play against anybody," Yeo noted. "We have to go out there and carry the mindset it's not about them it is about us -- it is about what we do." Josh Harding who is 5-2-0, with a 1.68 GAA in his career versus the Blues, will get the start. Harding allowed one goal on 31 shots in the clubs' last meeting, on November 5th. Yeo said Harding's past performance had something to do with his ...

Lundin will shake off rust in Houston

SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild on Friday assigned defenseman Mike Lundin to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment. The team also announced that it has reassigned right wing Casey Wellman to Houston and placed defenseman Marco Scandella on injured reserve. Lundin, 27, was placed on injured reserve with a back injury by Minnesota on Sept...

Yeo expects continued improvement from Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild are off to a terrific start under first-year head coach Mike Yeo. After a 3-2 shootout win against the Blues on Saturday night, the Wild are now 12-5-3 for 27 points, and those 27 points have the Wild in first place in the Northwest Division and seven points clear of second-place Edmonton. Yeo was asked after Saturdays morning skate if his team...

David Perron Cleared For Full Practice Sessions

from the Blues website, Perron, who has not played since he suffered a concussion on a hit by San Jose’s Joe Thornton Nov. 4, 2010, was given clearance to be a regular participant in practice, thus engaging in full contact. Perron, 23, missed the final 72 games last season and has sat out the first 18 this season. Although there is no timetable for a return to the lineup, taking...

Blues Recall Sterling from Peoria

Sterling ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Sunday the club has recalled forward Brett Sterling...

Wild 3, Blues 2, SO

Mikko Koivu scored twice and Matt Cullen netted the winner in the shootout as the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Saturday night. Koivu tied the game with 1:38 to play with a power-play goal, and then scored in the shootout. Minnesota's Josh Harding turned away Kevin Shattenkirk in the tiebreaker, and the Northwest Division-leading Wild won for the ninth time in...

What gives NHL, why the disrespect to the Minnesota Wild?

"Movin' on up, we finally got a piece of the pie, fish don't fry in the kitchen, beans don't burn on the grill, took a whole lot of tryin', just to get up that hill, now we're up in the big leagues, gettin' our turn at bat, as long as we live its you and me baby, there ain't nothin' wrong with that, well we're not movin' on up!" is...

Koivu strikes twice as Minnesota comes from behind in 3-2 shootout victory

A few weeks ago, Ken Hitchcock's job was as a consultant for the Columbus Blue Jackets and as the occasional call in guest to NHL-themed radio show.  Two weeks ago, the Blue Jackets, still mired as the league's worst team was about to start a little mid-season break and the rumor mill was heating up that Hitchcock could be returned as the Blue Jackets' bench boss as...

Blues-Wild Preview

Hired less than two weeks ago, St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock is off to the best five-game start in team history. Continuing that success, however, could prove difficult against the Northwest Division-leading Minnesota Wild. The Blues try for a season-best fourth consecutive victory Saturday night against the Wild, who look to win five straight at home for the first time in...

Hockey Guy: Hitchcock's success could inspire more change

Ken Hitchcock has worked wonders since taking the coaching helm of the Blues. He is 4-0-2 since replacing Davis Payne 13 games into the season.

David Perron takes next step in concussion recovery

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Koivu scores two, Minnesota tops St. Louis in SO

Mikko Koivu scored twice and Matt Cullen netted the winner in the shootout as the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Saturday night.

Wild Post-Game Notes vs. St. Louis Nov. 19

C Mikko Koivu forced overtime with his second goal of the game, a power play tally with 1:38 left in regulation, and added a shootout goal, and C Matt Cullen remained perfect on the year (4-for-4) with the deciding shootout goal, as the Minnesota ...

Blues lose to Wild in shootout

ST. PAUL, MINN. • In the Blues' first road game under Ken Hitchcock, the Minnesota Wild played exactly the way the visitors anticipated. And still they couldn't do anything about it.

St. Louis Blues (10-7-1) at Minnesota Wild (11-5-3), 8 p.m. (ET)

The surging Minnesota Wild look to extend their winning streak to four games when they resume a season-long six-game homestand tonight versus the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center.
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