Found January 18, 2012 on Wild Puck Banter:
One month ago the Minnesota Wild were riding high, things were going great. They were on top of the Western Conference, the Houston call-ups were all producing and Mike Yeo looked like a genius. Fast-forward to today, the team is struggling badly, the rookies look over matched and their captain is out for at least a month. What should be done?Wild GM Chuck Fletcher is at a crossroads here. He can make some moves to help the Wild maintain their playoff spot or he can be patient. The easy thing to do would be to trade some of their young players and prospects for quick fixes. Deal Charlie Coyle and Josh Harding for Zach Parise, or how about Marco Scandella for Ryan Malone? If the Wild made a few moves they'd have a good shot to make the playoffs this season and the fan base would be happy.But I wouldn't do that. This team is built for the future, not for the present. Sure, they played out of their skulls good hockey in November, but that was an anomaly. This team as it's p...

Wild take their dads to Philly, Toronto

PHILADELPHIA -- The Minnesota Wild's annual father-son trip takes the team on an East Coast swing to face Philadelphia and Toronto this week.On Tuesday morning before practice, the dads were on the ice in Wild game sweaters posing for a team picture with their sons. Everyone flashed big smiles, including coach Mike Yeo, whose father, Wayne, is also on the trip."It is really...

Wild will need to be physical to beat Philly

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Gritty. Hard Working. Physical. Sacrificing the body. Those are some words that described Minnesota's gutsy efforts Saturday in a 3-2 shootout loss to St. Louis. The Wild blocked 29 shots, won battles in the corners, instigated physical play and competed on every level with a very tough Blues team. Defenseman Justin Falk set the tone early in the first...

Wild have struggled mightily on the road

TORONTO -- Sometimes it is amazing how much can change in just one month of NHL hockey. The Minnesota Wild hit their high-water mark Dec. 13 as they reached the top of the NHL standings. To get to the top of the heap, they won seven consecutive road games and found ways to win even when they might not have deserved to. Since then, they have gone 0-8-2 away from home and seen three...

Hockey Day Minnesota will feature exclusive Jack Jablonski interview

FOX Sports North, in conjunction with the National Hockey Leagues Minnesota Wild and Wells Fargo, today announced new details for the Sixth Annual Hockey Day Minnesota taking place on Saturday, January 21. The day will include over 16 hours of consecutive hockey-related programming as well as an all-day telethon with multiple on-air elements dedicated to Jack Jablonski. The telecast...

New Minnesota Wild iPhone App

The Minnesota Wild has partnered with AT&T to develop a new Minnesota Wild App for iPhone, now available on the App Store. The Minnesota Wild App delivers an interactive experience that fans can enjoy while rooting on their favorite team -...

Koivu not ruling out All-Star appearance

The NHL has agreed to delay for a few days naming a replacement for injured Mikko Koivu in the All-Star Game because the Wild captain still hopes to play.

New Hockey Day Minnesota Details Announced

FOX Sports North, in conjunction with the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild and Wells Fargo, today announced new details for the Sixth Annual Hockey Day Minnesota taking place on Saturday, January 21. The day will include over 16 h...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Minnesota Wild – Game Preview

                The Toronto Maple Leafs will try to avoid their first 4 game losing streak of the season tonight as they host the injury plagued Minnesota Wild at the Air Canada Centre. After losses to the Sabres (2-3), Ranger (0-3), and Senators (2-3), the Leafs find themselves 3 points out of 8th spot in the East and have prompted coach Ron Wilson to play boggle with the...

Wild Can’t Score

from Michael Russo of Russo’s Rants, Just when you think you’ve seen its absolute worst, just when you think it can’t get any lower, just when you think it can’t play any crummier, the Wild does what it did tonight here at Air Canada Centre. Just a terrible performance, a terrible effort, an unwatchable display in a 4-1 loss to the Leafs in the center of the Hockey Universe...

Game #47: Minnesota Wild at Toronto Maple Leafs, Thursday December 19, 2012, 6:00pm (CST), Air ...

Record Pts Div. Rank G/G GA/G PP% PK% Minnesota Wild (22-17-7) 51 3rd Northwest 2.20 (29) 2.46 (8) 14.1% (25) 82.5% (15) Toronto Maple Leafs (22-18-5) 49  3rd Northeast 3.02 (6) 3.07 (26) 20.6% (4) 74.4% (30)   Minnesota Wild Top 5 Scorers: G A Pts 1. #9 Mikko Koivu 9 24 33 2. #15 Dany Heatley...

Minnesota Wild (22-16-7) at Philadelphia Flyers (26-13-4), 7 p.m. (ET)

The Philadelphia Flyers will try to get back on track tonight when they return home to host the Minnesota Wild in an interconference battle at the Wells Fargo Center.
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