Found February 12, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL Minnesota Wild forward Dany Heatley was all alone behind Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Steve Mason. Matt Cullen fired the puck down to a waiting Heatley, who had a wide-open net and a chance to put Minnesota ahead, 2-1, in the second period. Heatley's stick then broke and another Wild scoring chance was missed. Unfortunately it's been a familiar story for Minnesota, which has been searching for offense and had coach Mike Yeo pleading for his players to take generate more shots after Thursday's loss to Vancouver. The Wild put shots on goal on Saturday. But like Heatley's golden opportunity, Minnesota couldn't find the back of the net enough to avoid its fourth straight loss. "Stick breaks; it was that kind of night," Yeo said. "What can you say? Having said that, our guys played a strong game. We gave ourselves every opportunity to win that game. That's why it's a long season, because in one game you might not get what you de...

Wild place enforcer Staubitz on waivers

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild put forward Brad Staubitz on waivers Friday, a day after suffering a third straight tough loss. Staubitz, 27, was scoreless and was a minus-7 with a team-high 73 penalty minutes in 43 games this season. The enforcer was acquired from the San Jose Sharks in 2010 and had career-highs with four goals, five assists and 173 penalty minutes last season...

Wild's Staubitz clears waivers

SATURDAY'S STORY LINE: Mike Lundin, who has been a healthy scratch in 16 of the last 20 games will be back in the lineup tonight for the Minnesota Wild, versus Columbus. "It has been long enough for him and we want to give him a chance here. He has played some really good hockey for us," said coach Mike Yeo. At different points of the season, injecting a new player...

Elk River's Nate Prosser accomplishes NHL dream by signing two-year one-way contract with the Wild

Its the dream of lots and lots of kids who first play the game on the frozen ponds and rinks across the state of hockey.  The dream of someday playing in the NHL, but for most its a dream they'll never come close to ever achieving.  As a native of Elk River and a proud Elk River Area High School alum I can say without hesitation there is a lot of pride in the community'...

Gophers star Rau suspended one game for hit

The Minnesota Gophers' second-leading goal-scorer, Kyle Rau, was suspended today for one-game, due to a recent hit he put on Denver's Jason Zucker -- a Minnesota Wild prospect. Rau, a freshman from Eden Prairie, was dealt a one-game suspension by the Western Collegiate Hockey Association under the league's Supplementary Discipline Policy and Procedures. Rau, a 5-foot...

After strong start, the Wild are wilting

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The Minnesota Wild are bewildered by their latest loss. They shot 65 times, and 35 of them were on target. Only one went in the net. This is the way a once-promising season is going for the sputtering Wild, who not only wasted a Saturday night at home full of stellar scoring chances but suffered...

Break before Denver series good for Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS Last season, the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team received their weekend bye in mid-January, less than three weeks after the holiday break. In the Gophers' eyes, the timing of the break was unfortunate because they didn't feel they needed a break at the time. After the weekend off, Minnesota went 6-5-3 the rest of the way to finish 13-10-5 in the WCHA...

Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Nice Moustache! The best part of the NHL‘s realignment plan that lasted for about six weeks was that the Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild would go from meeting six times a year to two. I have this theory, and it’s pretty out there, that Minnesota is a boring hockey team to watch. Hosting the Wild is a mundane experience but playing in Minnesota is a soul sucking endeavour...

Staubitz placed on waivers

One day after a one-sided loss to Vancouver, Wild winger Brad Staubitz was given his walking papers

After strong start, the Minnesota Wild are wilting

The Wild got captain and first-line center Mikko Koivu back from a left shoulder injury last week, but they were outscored, 8-3, in their first two games with him in the lineup.

Wild, Gophers games will air live on FS North

FOX Sports North will televise the Minnesota Wild game and the University of Minnesota men's hockey game on Saturday, February 11, 2012. The Minnesota Wild vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game will be televised live on FOX Sports North beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Wild Live presented by Century Link. The University of Minnesota vs. Denver men's hockey game will be televised live...

Foucault, Scandella Coming Up

Last week, the Minnesota Wild put Clayton Stoner on injured reserve with a lower body injury, and placed Brad Staubitz on waivers, eventually assigning him to the Houston Aeros. That opened up two roster spots, and those spots will now be fill...

POST GAME: at Minnesota

 POST GAME ON THE ROAD presented by: With one diving glove save on the goal line that looked eerily similar to a game-saving stop a few years ago, Steve Mason deflated the Minnesota Wild and changed the game for the Blue Jackets. ...

GAME DAY: at Minnesota

  Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Minnesota Wild RECORDS - CBJ: 15-33-6 (Road: 6-19-3), MIN: 25-21-8 (Home: 13-8-3) WHEN: Feb. 11, 2012 - 8 p.m.   |   WHERE: Xcel Energy Center WATCH: FOX Sports Ohio (HD)  |  LISTEN: ...
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