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The surprising Minnesota Wild will take aim at their third five-game winning streak of the season tonight, when they visit the San Jose Sharks for a battle at HP Pavilion.
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SAN JOSE, Calif Josh Harding's injury 2 minutes into the Minnesota Wild's Tuesday night victory against the San Jose Sharks allowed emergency goalie Matt Hackett to enter the game and pick up a win, but it sounds like Harding could be back to work soon.
Harding appeared to suffer a neck injury 11 seconds after allowing a goal in the first minute of play. He was hit in the...
The Minnesota Wild pulled off another rally on the road. The penalty-prone Anaheim Ducks were kicking themselves again after blowing another early lead and watching the visiting team take the game away from them.
Nick Johnson scored the go-ahead goal with 5:31 left in the third period, and Casey Wellman and Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored 32 seconds apart in the second period, leading...
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With two months completed of the NHL regular season, it's time to look at some statistics:
-The Minnesota Wild lead the league with 37 points and half a game in hand over Pittsburgh (36) and Chicago (36). However, the Bruins have 35 points and have played two fewer games.
Although they are first in the league, the Wild have scored just 69 goals in...
Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi haven't produced the offensive punch expected of them for the first-place Wild
I love the History Channel show Pawn Stars. The eclectic pawn shop located in Las Vegas, Nevada has turned into its own tourist destination and the according to Rick Harrison, the shop's owner, business has never been better. With a lagging economy I think just about everyone is thinking of other ways to try to supplement their income. I have no doubt that the show has...
Things might be about to get a little crazy in Shark territory. That whole philosophy of always pairing an offensive defenseman with a shut down guy could very well be scrapped tonight. Those who called for Braun and Demers to be paired, or for Ian White to have never been let go… well, you probably won’t get your wish but the sands are shifting on the blue line, according...
The San Jose Sharks sent 42 pucks to the net and the majority of them were stopped by Minnesotaâs third string goalie Matt Hackett who made his first NHL appearance in relief for the injured Josh Harding.
Josh Harding got the start for the Wild tonight against Antti Niemi, but he didnât last long. He took a stick to the head from his defenseman Nick Schultz and joined...
The Minnesota Wild haven't won six in a row in nearly five years, and they've never won six straight on the road. They can accomplish both of those feats Thursday night in Los Angeles, where they were dominated by the Kings last month.
Minnesota (18-7-3) leads the NHL with 39 points and is on its third five-game winning streak of the season after posting a 2-1 victory in...
Enter Matt Hackett, who recorded 34 saves to win in his NHL debut in the Wild's 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Nick Johnson scored the go-ahead goal with 5:31 left in the third period, and Casey Wellman and Pierre-Marc
Bouchard scored 32 seconds apart in the second period, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks
5-3 on Sunday night.