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Despite being down a few forwards due to injury, the Winnipeg Jets looked impressive against the league-leading Minnesota Wild Tuesday night, squeaking out a 2-1 win in a real thriller. Zach Bogosian scored his first goal to tie the game before Bryan Little extended his goal streak to four games off a savvy pass by Dustin Byfuglien to net the winner.
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SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild have placed goaltender Josh Harding on injured reserve and recalled center Warren Peters from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.
Harding, 27, has started 11 games this season as the Wild's backup goaltender and has a 7-2 record with a 2.14 GAA and .932 save percentage. He suffered a neck injury in a Dec. 6 game against the...
TUESDAYS STORYLNES: The big story out of Winnipeg is Wild forward Guillaume Latendresse will return to the lineup. Latendresse has missed 15 games with a concussion.
Yesterday Yeo had stated he wanted Latendresse to get more practice time, but Matt Cullen came down with the flu overnight and will not be able to play tonight.
"Ideally we probably would have liked to give him...
ST. PAUL, Minn. By this time next year, the Minnesota Wild will be in a new conference following the NHL's realignment. When that happens, games against the likes of Winnipeg and Chicago will be conference games.After losing 2-1 Tuesday on the road to the Jets, Minnesota fell 4-3 in a shootout at home Wednesday to the second-place Blackhawks. Both games showed that the Wild...
The Minnesota Wild seem to be surprising everyone but themselves.
Sitting atop the standings as the NHL's only 20-game winner, Minnesota looks to move within one victory of the longest winning streak in club history when it visits the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
The Wild (20-7-3) have won seven straight games overall as they continue to surge under first-year coach Mike...
Patrick Kane's goal in the second round of the shootout clinched the Chicago Blackhawks' fifth straight victory on the road, 4-3 over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night, in a matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference.
Jonathan Toews also scored in the shootout after giving Chicago a lead with a goal in the third period that Mikko Koivu matched a few minutes...
Captain Mikko Koivu injured himself late in Wednesday night's loss to Chicago.
from Michael Russo of Russo’s Rants, Pierre-Marc Bouchard is in the house, road the bike and is now on the ice. I’m no doc, but broken nose is a guarantee, and coach Mike Yeo pretty much confirmed that (“nose is smashed up”). Also has a cut lip. Still, depending on how he feels, he’s a game-time decision. Yeo said he wants to make sure Bouchard feels good because of his...
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Chicago Blackhawks at Minnesota Wild
Xcel Energy Center
Chicago, 18-8-4 PP: 9th PK: 27th
Minnesota, 20-8-3 PP: 18th PK: 9th
Iâm going glass half full this morning. And Iâm sure some will say thatâs being negative or pessimistic.
Bottom line, the Hawks took 2 road points last night against a very good teamâand the only team ahead of them in the Western Conferenceâ the Minnesota Wild. One huge difference between this yearâs Hawks club and last years is just that: points...
The Minnesota Wild are playing for their third head coach in four seasons, they haven't won a playoff series in nearly nine years and their roster is mostly unrecognizable to sports fans outside of -- or even in -- the state. Here they are, though, leading the NHL with 43 points at their 30-game mark.
This is the hit by Jets defenseman Zach Bogosian on Pierre-Marc Bouchard, this is the kind of hits that the NHL is trying to do away with, Bogosian has to be suspended for this hit and there is no room in the game for this type of hit. You simply can not hit someone like this if the checking player see numbers. This is what Michael Russo had to say about this bush league hit. ...
Bryan Little scored with 5 minutes remaining in regulation, lifting the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
Zach Bogosian also scored and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 34 shots to help the Jets win for the eighth time in their last nine at home.
Guillaume Latendresse scored for Minnesota and Niklas Backstrom had 25 saves as the league-best Wild snapped...