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Wild captain Mikko Koivu, in his seventh season, was named to the All-Star Game for the first time Thursday
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WEDNESDAY'S STORY LINE: Yesterday Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced Pierre-Marc Bouchard will be out indefinitely with concussion symptoms. This morning, Bouchard himself spoke.
Bouchard reiterated the hit by Zack Bogosian on December 13th was the start of his problems. After the hit, he took a week off and missed two games but came back because he felt "decent...
SAINT PAULMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Captain Mikko Koivu will represent the Wild at the 2012 NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa on January 29.
Koivu has collected 33 points (9-24=33) and 14 penalty minutes (PIM) in 39 games this season. The 6-foot-3, 217-pound native of Turku, Finland leads the Wild in points, assists, plus-minus rating (9), multiple-points games (7) and time on ice per game...
The Minnesota Wild, FOX Sports North and Wells Fargo on Thursday announced that, despite the diligent efforts of a local event committee, the three high school hockey games originally scheduled to be played outside at Excelsior Bay on Lake Minnetonka as part of the sixth annual Hockey Day Minnesota 2012 will now be played indoors at the Pagel Activity Center in Minnetonka on Saturday...
IN Northwest NHL division news today Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard was scratched from Tuesday's game and is out indefinitely with a concussion.
Bouchard, who has a history of concussions, was hurt against Vancouver last Wednesday.
Bouchard has nine goals and 13 assists on the season.
Before we talk about the game last night between the Hawks and the Wild at the United Center, congratulations are in order. Three Hawks (so far) have been named to this year’s All Star squad. Marian Hossa will make his 5th trip to an All Star game, receiving the news yesterday on his 33rd birthday.—As a side note, I was wondering & would like your opinion on this. Hossa...
Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard shares details of his concussion symptoms and gives a suggestion on how to cut down on the number of head injuries in the NHL.
from Michael Russo of Russo’s Rants, “I wish I could give you a timetable, but it’s pretty much day to day and make sure I’m symptom free before I start exercising again,” Bouchard said. “I’m positive I can come back. The only bad thing about concussions is you don’t know how much time it’s going to take.”
Bouchard said it’s a fast game and accidents will happen...
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Image via WikipediaTwo Colorado schools C.C. and DU kept their two high end players that just returned from the World Junior Championship out of the line up last weekend. DU forward Jason Zucker who is one of the top five forwards in the WCHA and probably soon to be a member of the Minnesota Wild went home to visit family while his team split with the UAH Chargers. That lose could...
The Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild occupied the top two spots in the Western Conference as recently as Dec. 26 before recent slumps contributed to their drop in the standings.
Coming off much-needed victories, Chicago and Minnesota meet Thursday night at the United Center.
The Blackhawks beat the then-conference-leading Wild 4-3 in a shootout in the most recent meeting Dec...
Even after failing to hold a late lead on Tuesday, Minnesota head coach Mike Yeo was still happy with how his team played, saying the Wild resembled the club that was atop the NHL standings a month ago.
No. 1 Star: Saku Koivu, Anaheim Ducks
Koivu scored a minute in and with a minute left (with a game-winner somewhere in there as well, whatever) to record his second career hat trick in the Ducks' 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars. The first was nearly a decade ago. It came in November of 2002.
No. 2 Star: Viktor Stalberg, Chicago Blackhawks
At the midway point of this game,...