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LW Dany Heatley (1-2=3) recorded his first three-point game of the season, and Eden Prairie native C Chad Rau scored a goal in his NHL debut in the middle of a three-goal, 59-second explosion, as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Dallas Stars 5-2 in...

Rau returns home to spur Wild win over Dallas

ST. PAUL, Minn. As he addressed the media minutes after his NHL debut, Minnesota Wild center Chad Rau received a gift from teammate Cal Clutterbuck. The veteran forward weaved through a group of reporters to give Rau a shaving cream pie in the face.The rookie Rau sat stunned, looking around for something to wipe his face with."I can finish it like this," said Rau, unable...

Wild continue to juggle roster

SATURDAY'S STORY LINE: Trying to shake things up on and energize the struggling team, the Wild made several roster moves Friday. Forwards Casey Wellman and David McIntyre were sent back to Houston. Forwards Jed Ortmeyer, Matt Kassian, Chad Rau and defenseman Nate Prosser were recalled. All four players will be in the lineup tonight. "We are going to try to do whatever...

Hockey Day 2013 awarded to Grand Rapids

The Minnesota Wild, along with FOX Sports North, have announced that the outdoor games for Hockey Day Minnesota 2013, presented by Wells Fargo, will be held at Pokegama Lake in Grand Rapids. The exact date of Hockey Day Minnesota 2013 will be announced in the summer when the NHL schedule comes out.Hockey Day Minnesota 2013 will be the seventh annual celebration of hockey from peewees...

Wild to hold outdoor practice Sunday

The Minnesota Wild have announced that the team will hold an outdoor practice, Sunday at noon, at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, located at 2661 Civic Center Drive in Roseville. The practice is free and open to the general public, weather permitting. The outdoor practice will cap the state's hockey-themed weekend. Following the Wild's workout, fans can participate in a free...

Wild get back to roots with outdoor practice

ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- Matt Cullen was remembering some of his most cherished hockey memories on Sunday, recalling the days when he played outdoors with friends. For the 35-year old center for the Minnesota Wild, those days can often seem like distant memories. Cullen and the Wild had the chance to relive their past glory days with an outdoor practice on Sunday. "Most of my great...

'Jabs' honored in many ways on Hockey Day

This year's Hockey Day Minnesota took on a whole new meaning, as the day-long event was dedicated to a local high school hockey player paralyzed on Dec. 30. Jack Jablonski, a sophomore at Benilde-St. Margaret's, was checked from behind during a Red Knights junior varsity game late last month. His spinal cord was severed during the play and he lost all feeling below his neck...

Stars place LW Benn on IR, recall Fraser from AHL

The Dallas Stars placed All-Star left wing Jamie Benn on injured reserve and recalled forward Matt Fraser from Texas of the American Hockey League. The 22-year-old Benn, who underwent an appendectomy last week, has 13 goals and a team-leading 29 assists in 43 games this season. Fraser, 21, has yet to skate in an NHL game. He leads Texas with 21 goals and 14 assists this season.

Bill Meltzer: Star Gazing: 1/23/12

Yesterday, the Stars placed Jamie Benn on injured reserve (retroactive to Jan. 14) while he continues his recovery from having his appendix removed. Barring a setback, Benn will return to the Stars' lineup immediately after the All-Star break, along with Mike Ribeiro. Unfortunately for the free-falling Stars, the team will not have Benn's desperately needed presence on...

Hockey Day in Minnesota 2012 is a huge success for Wild, Gophers, Thunderhawks, Skippers and ...

Knowing I wasn't going to be able to sit down and watch it all did grind on my emotions a bit.  As a hockey fan who loves the game at all levels, it really doesn't get much better than Hockey Day in Minnesota which really celebrates the games from its grassroots to the pros.  So to miss this annual celebration that has quickly become a tradition really makes me feel as...

Losses are piling up for Stars and Wild

By JEFF MEZYDLO, STATS Senior WriterThe Dallas Stars likely would use any means of motivation necessary to end their current skid. The bad memories of their last trip to Minnesota might provide just what they need to make that happen.Looking to avoid matching a season high with their fifth consecutive defeat Saturday night, the Stars return to St. Paul for the first time since the...

Lehtonen, Stars roughed up by Wild

Kari Lehtonen lets in three goals in second period, all within span of one minute, as Stars fall to Wild.

Wild score 3 in 59-seconds span, beat Stars 5-2

Cal Clutterbuck, Chad Rau and Kyle Brodziak scored goals during a 59-second span of the second period, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Saturday night.

StarGazing - January 21st vs. Minnesota Wild

SATURDAY’S GAME: Dallas Stars (24-19-2, 50 points – 3rd, Pacific Division) at Minnesota Wild (22-18-7, 51 points – 3rd, Northwest Division) ...

Late goal costs Stars in loss to Lightning

Kari Lehtonen makes 20 saves for Stars but gives up key late goal in loss to Lightning.

Teddy Purcell's goals lead Tampa Bay Lightning past Dallas Stars 2-1

The second comes 3:36 into the third to help end a six-game road losing streak.
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