Found September 21, 2013 on
Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jason Pominville scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.
Minnesota took a 2-0 lead into the locker room after 20 minutes on goals Carson McMillan and Charlie Coyle. New Wild defenseman Keith Ballard assisted on both.
Winnipeg (1-2-2) stormed back with second-period goals by Eric O'Dell, Patrice Cormier and Paul Postma. Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter forged a 3-3 tie in the third period, scoring off a feed from Zach Parise.
Ondrej Pavelec made 33 saves for Winnipeg, while Niklas Backstrom had 28 saves for Minnesota, and stopped Blake Wheeler, Andrew Ladd and Bryan Little in the shootout.
The teams will play in the NHL's new Central Division this season.
BEST OF MAXIM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Charlie Coyle said he feels like he has switched from center to right wing every other year of his career.
The line nomad is looking pretty comfortable in his return to center for the Minnesota Wild this season.
Coyle put his claim in for one of the center spots with a goal in Saturday's 4-3 preseason shootout win against the Winnipeg Jets. Coyle played 17...
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Joey Prusak's act of kindness during his shift at a suburban Minnesota Dairy Queen has gathered attention nationwide. Not far from Prusak's hometown, the Minnesota Wild also took note.
On Saturday, Prusak will attend the Wild's preseason game against Winnipeg as a special guest of team owner Craig Leopold. Prusak will be in a suite, along with 20 friends...
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Zach Parise admittedly would have rather been on the ice than watching from a distance when his Minnesota Wild played their first preseason game Tuesday against Columbus. He also didn't travel to Winnipeg for Thursday's preseason game and said he didn't tune into the game on the radio, only catching highlights afterward.
Saturday against Winnipeg,...
We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.
Today, we take a look at the Minnesota Wild.
By: Melissa Esing (@Off_thepost )
2013 Season: 26-19-3, 55 pts (4th in Central Division, 8th in Western Conference)
Free Agents Signed:
D Jon Landry from New York
A few days ago the Wild ventured to the hostile confines of MTS Center with their "JV-squad" of 2nd and 4th liners along with a cadre of NHL hopefuls going up against Winnipeg's "Varsity squad". Recipe for disaster right? Wrong, the Wild's JV team more than held its own as it peppered the Jets' Al Montoya with shots as they rolled to a 4-1 victory...