Found November 07, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
PLAYERS: Mike Lundin
TEAMS: Minnesota Wild
There was a new face at the Minnesota Wild's practice session Monday. Defenseman Mike Lundin was on the ice for his first practice with the team since early in the preseason. The 27-year-old Lundin, who was signed as a free agent, has been suffering from back spasms. The Apple Valley, Minn. native has been skating on his own and was "anxious" to get out there with the team. "It's been a long wait," said Lundin, and I'm "a little rusty, but it just feels good to be skating with the guys." Lundin said he has "never had an injury this long" and there is no timetable for his return. "I don't know how long it will take to get the rust off and get the lungs back." He will travel with the team on the five-game road trip to Calgary, San Jose, Los Angeles, Anaheim and Columbus to practice. With the young defensemen of the Wild playing so well it isn't necessary to rush Lundin back. The Wild have allowed only three ...

Wild recall center Warren Peters

SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild announced Tuesday that they have recalled center Warren Peters from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League. Peters, 29, has four goals and four assists in 13 games with Houston this season. Three of the goals were on the power play. He leads the Aeros with 36 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-0, 205-pound native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan...

Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding named NHL first star of the week

Minnesota Wild net minder Josh Harding was named NHL first star of the week today after posting three straight victories last week. From the Canadian Press: Harding posted a 0.99 goals-against average and .968 save percentage to help the Wild (7-3-3) climb to second place in the Northwest Division. Forward Loui Eriksson of the Dallas Stars was named second star and forward...

Johnson has found a home with the Wild

"When they tell you to find a place, it means you are on the team at least for now," Johnson said. "It's a neat thing to go through, so I am pretty happy looking around." The news was settling to the 25-year-old, who has had a hectic few months. On Sept. 29, Johnson was claimed off waivers from the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team that drafted him in 2004....

Wild to honor Boogaard before Nov. 27 game

The Minnesota Wild announced that the team will hold a special pre-game tribute to former player Derek Boogaard on Sunday, November 27 against the Calgary Flames. The family of Derek Boogaard including parents Joanne and Len, and siblings Aaron, Krysten and Ryan are scheduled to be in attendance. A Derek Boogaard tribute video will be shown during the pre-game ceremony. The Wild...

VIDEO: Brad Staubitz, Tim Jackman spend more time hugging than fighting

The Minnesota Wild and Calgary Flames featured an unusual bout Tuesday evening in Calgary. Brad Staubitz and Tim Jackman left the confusion to some. Staubitz, however, is finding his way as an enforcer, with +20 minutes in the box and on to his third scrum of the season. He’s your average early 20s-something looking to solidify a spot in the NHL after taking on 13...

Faith in youth looking less like a gamble

Defensemen Justin Falk, Marco Scandella and Jared Spurgeon are using a comfort level with the Wild's staff to their advantage, helping to fuel an early winning streak.

Eriksson named NHL's 2nd Star of the week

FIRST STAR ERIKSSON Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding always has been well-regarded for his skill between the pipes; his only problem has been staying hea...

Wild To Honor Boogaard November 27

On November 27, Minnesota Wild fans will get one more chance to say goodbye and to remember Derek Boogaard, the beloved tough guy who called Minnesota home for most of his professional career. Boogaard, who tragically passed away in May, w...

Wild begin road trip with win in Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- he Minnesota Wild are getting impressive goaltending no matter who they start in net. Despite sitting out the past four games, Niklas Backstrom stopped 41 shots as the Wild won their fifth straight, a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. It was Backstrom's first start since Oct. 27, against Anaheim. Backup Josh Harding had started and...

Recap: Calgary vs. Minnesota

Rust was not a problem for No. 1 goalie Niklas Backstrom.

Backstrom leads Wild past Flames

Niklas Backstrom stopped 41 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.

Game #15: Minnesota Wild at San Jose Sharks, Thursday November 10, 2011 at 9:30pm (CST), HP ...

Record Pts Div. Rank G/G GA/G PP% PK% Minnesota Wild (8-3-3) 19 2nd NW 2.21 (26) 1.79 (2) 12.5% (25) 82.6% (13) San Jose Sharks (4-4-1) 17 2nd Pacific 3.00 (6) 2.69 (16) 21.3% (7) 72.3% (29)   Minnesota Wild Top 5 Scorers: G A Pts 1. #15 Dany Heatley 5 5 10 2. #9 Mikko Koivu 1 8 9 3. #7...

Backstorm's 41 saves helps Wild put out Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Niklas Backstrom stopped 41 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.

Backstrom blanks Flames, Wild win 5th straight

Niklas Backstrom stopped 41 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.

Minnesota Wild (7-3-3) at Calgary Flames (6-6-1), 9:30 p.m. (ET)

The Flames extended one series winning streak over the weekend to get back to .500. Their recent history versus the Wild seems to hint that getting over the even mark may prove to be more difficult.
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