Found January 03, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild have lost nine of 10 games but are finally getting back some players from the group whose injuries sent the team into a tailspin. Forwards Devin Setoguchi and Casey Wellman were activated from injured reserve Tuesday. Setoguchi (knee), 25, last played on Dec. 6 and haseight goals and five assists in 28 games. He was acquired from the San Jose Sharks in a draft night trade and has 172 points in 295 career NHL games. Wellman (wrist), 24, last skated Dec. 13 at Winnipeg. He has two goals and two assists in seven games. Matt Kassian, 25, was reassigned to the Houston Aeros of the AHL to make room on the roster.

Setoguchi, Wellman back in the lineup

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- The Minnesota Wild have seen their share of ups and downs this season along with a substantial amount of injuries but as they get ready pass the halfway point game No. 41 -- of the season they are right where they want to be.Coach Mike Yeo summed it up beautifully after morning skate on Wednesday."I think if you would have asked us back in October if we would...

Setoguchi could return on Wednesday

MONDAYS STORYLINES: The Wild started the New Year welcoming three familiar faces back to the ice. Devin Setoguchi (lower body), Casey Wellman (upper body) and Clayton Stoner (lower body) all returned to the ice. They were welcomed back with an intense practice that lasted almost 80 minutes. Setoguchi, who has missed 12 games, said he felt good out there. The skilled forward would...

Scandella tries to improve after being scratched

WEDNESDAY'S STORYLINES: "You are a healthy scratch." Those are words no NHL player wants to hear. Twenty-one year old defenseman Marco Scandella heard those words for the first time this season before Saturday's game vs. Phoenix. The Wild are carrying an abundance of defensemen right now and the young defenseman found himself watching from the press box. The...

Sioux Women to Introduce New Sweaters.... The Minnesota Wild 4th Jerseys (RW77)

Per Brad Schlossman:The Sioux women will debut the new Sioux jerseys against Lindenwood (not the park in South Fargo). Surely the women will smoke the first year Lindenwood...whatevers but what's more interesting is the jersey. Well, I'd show you the new picture, but... for some reason the image crashes my Firefox browser. So here is the link to it. (Maybe goon will...

Returning players not enough as Roberto Luongo shuts out the Wild, in 3-0 road loss

The Winter Classic has steadily become a highly anticipated spectacle for the National Hockey League and a chance to expand the reach of the game to fans that may not normally watch hockey.  There is just something about watching the game played outdoors that takes any of us who played our first hockey on outdoor rinks where we are able to make a connection.  We may not have been...

Madden signs one-year deal with Panthers

Veteran forward John Madden has signed a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers.The 38-year-old is one of the best defensive forwards in hockey, having won the Selke Trophy in 2001 with the New Jersey Devils.Madden, who won three Stanley Cup championships, is joining his fourth NHL team."John is a veteran player who brings to our team a wealth of playing experience,...

Minnesota vs. Vancouver – January 4th | NHL Highlights

Did you miss the Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks game tonight? We’ve got the highlights for you. A pretty dull game played by both, and in the end the Canucks grabbed themselves a 3-0 shutout victory. Roberto Luongo turned aside all 28 shots he faced in his 700th career NHL regular-season game. Daniel Sedin collected a goal and an assist, Alex Burrows and Manny Malhotra also scored.

Minnesota Wild (21-13-6) at Vancouver Canucks (24-13-3), 10 p.m. (ET)

Following his team's loss on New Year's Eve, Wild head coach Mike Yeo said that he was ready to close out December and bring on January.
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