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The Minnesota Wild have hit a snag since ripping off seven straight wins and look to get back on track tonight with a showdown versus the Northwest Division-rival Calgary Flames at the Saddledome.
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CALGARY -- The Minnesota Wild and their fans used to cringe when a game in Calgary came up on the schedule, as it has for Tuesday night. The franchise's first 25 games in Calgary were downright ugly as the Wild went just 3-19-3. In that horrific stretch, the visitors averaged only 1.88 goals per game, and their power-play succeeded at a punchless 11 percent rate.
But more recently...
SAINT PAULMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. The Wild announced they have signed center Zack Phillips to an entry-level contract.
Phillips, 19, was selected by Minnesota in the first round (28th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He has tallied 54 points (19-35=54) and a 30 rating in 32 games with the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) this season. Phillips...
MONDAY'S STORYLINES: Play the system. Stay structured. Be disciplined. Those are words used by Wild players when describing how they have been successful this season despite a barrage of injuries.
In their 2-1 shootout loss on Saturday to the NY Islanders, Mike Yeo felt the team lost sight of the system that has been so successful for Minnesota.
"That's what disappoints...
By NICOLINO DIBENEDETTO
A slew of injuries may be catching up to the Minnesota Wild.
Visiting the Calgary Flames could get them untracked.
The Wild will try to snap a four-game slide by prolonging the Flames' four-game skid and continuing their success at Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday night.
Minnesota (20-9-5) is without forwards Mikko Koivu (leg), Devin Setoguchi...
Every holiday year you get your standard barrage of Christmas themed commercials that try to inspire you to 'buy' something for friends, family, etc. Anyone out there like myself who cringes at the first time they hear the radio start blasting away the Christmas music tunes of "Jingle Bells" and "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" with ad after ad...
Pierre-Marc Bouchard will return to the Wild's lineup after missing two games because of a broken nose. Minnesotan Chad Rau is with the team, but won't play tonight.
<div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif;">Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque received a five minute major for checking from behind and a game misconduct for driving Brent Seabrook through the boards in tonight's game. Seabrook did not return to the game and suffered an upper-body injury. Former Fighting Sioux and current Blackhawk...
Calgary Flames’ winger Rene Bourque was suspended for two games following an illegal hit on Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook during last nights game between the two teams. Bourque had a hearing today with the chief of player safety Brendan Shanahan and received only the two game suspension as Shanahan noted that Seabrook wasn’t seriously injured and that Bourque has no previous...
Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames are making the most of a very short stay at home.
ANDY LEFKOWITZ STATS Writer After emerging as perhaps the NHL's biggest surprise team, the Minnesota Wild will try again to end their first major slump of the season in the finale of what's been a punchless swing through western Canada.
Looking to avoid their sixth straight loss, the Wild meet the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Minnesota fell 2-1 to Calgary on Tuesday...
NEW YORK -- Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque has been suspended, without pay, for two games for checking Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook from behind during NHL Game #479 in Chicago on Sunday, Dec. 18, the National Hockey League&rsq...
Jarome Iginla scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist for the Calgary Flames who made a successful return home with a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Jarome Iginla scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist for the Calgary Flames who made a successful
return home with a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist as the Calgary Flames edged the Minnesota Wild, 2-1, at the Saddledome.