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The Minnesota Wild’s goalie was green, no one knew what to expect from him. That is worth a couple wins. It would make more sense to be beaten by Harding, or Backstrom if he was available, but I could make the excuse that it’s harder to beat a good prospect the first time you see him than a few games down the road. Let the puns commence. By all accounts, Hackett can.
The Sharks D-pairs were described in advance as all over the map. I could dig my nails into that excuse and hang on for all my fingers are worth.
Why? This loss feels like one too many. Despair sets in so quick these days. It doesn’t seem possible for the Sharks to right this mess. It could happen, we fans would buck right up with a taste of victory. Instead, this ship of fans is becalmed at sea, supplies running low, the stench hinting of plague. Panic is in the air, buffered only by fatigue. Mutiny is imminent. Someone finds a rum hoard.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild lost forward Devin Setoguchi early in Tuesday night's win against San Jose, and on Thursday they lost him to the injured list.
Setoguchi, 24, who suffered what appeared to be a right leg injury, has scored eight goals with five assists in 28 games this season. He came to the Wild in a draft night trade and is one of five Minnesota players...
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 have placed right wing Devin Setoguchi on injured reserve.
Setoguchi sat out practice Wednesday and was wearing a soft case on his right leg. He played less than three minutes in Tuesday's game against San Jose before exiting with the injury
The Wild recalled left wing Jeff Taffe from the AHL to take Setoguchi's roster spot. Taffe was a 2000 first-round...
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...
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...
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...
The Minnesota Wild have won five straight road games since their last loss as the visitor, a 5-2 defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings back on Nov. 12.
The Minnesota Wild have placed forward Devin Setoguchi on injured reserve because of a lower body injury.
Kyle Brodziak doesn't watch a lot of episodic television when the Minnesota Wild are traveling, but one show has hooked him: "Gold Rush Alaska" on the Discovery Channel.
"I started watching it with my wife last year," he said. "You just want them to do so good, and it seems like everything goes wrong. But you hope in the end they do well."
If the Minnesota Wild winning games just isn't enough for you, and you must have that Fantasy Hockey fix, Wild.com is proud to unveil the Wild Fantasy Challenge powered by HotBox Sports.
The Wild Fantasy Challenge offers a bit of a twist f...