Posted January 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Matt Cullen scored in the third period and in the first round of the shootout to help the skidding Minnesota Wild recover from a late stumble to beat San Jose 5-4 on Tuesday night, stopping the Sharks' four-game winning streak. Mikko Koivu scored next for the Wild, and Josh Harding stopped shots by Michal Handzus and Ryane Clowe to give the Wild just their second victory in their last 13 games. They're 2-8-3 in that span. Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau scored 22 seconds apart to tie the game with 2:44 remaining in regulation minutes after Cullen's goal. Harding made 34 saves, and the Sharks outshot the Wild 18-8 in the third period. Cal Clutterbuck had a goal and an assist, and Warren Peters and Nick Johnson also scored for the Wild. Dan Boyle had a 5-on-3 goal, and Benn Ferriero scored for the Sharks. This was the first game back in Minnesota for San Jose defenseman Brent Burns, who was drafted by the Wild in 2003 and made the All-Star team last season before be...

Yeo laid down law to bring Wild to win

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild forward Devin Setoguchi missed a month with a knee injury, but he returned to the ice last week and played well in his first two games back. On Tuesday, however, Setoguchi was a healthy scratch for Minnesota's 5-4 shootout win over the San Jose Sharks. Not for performance reasons -- Setoguchi had nine total shots on goal and an assist in his...

Cullen will play his 1,000th game vs. Sharks

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Matt Cullen still remembers his first NHL game with Anaheim like it was yesterday. It was October 28th, 1997, he was a baby in the NHL and only two years removed from high school in Moorehead, Minnesota. "I remember it very clearly, it doesn't seem like it was that long ago. It was at Maple Leaf Gardens. I will never forget it, it was a fun experience...

Bouchard's symptoms not as severe this time

WEDNESDAY'S STORY LINE: Yesterday Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced Pierre-Marc Bouchard will be out indefinitely with concussion symptoms. This morning, Bouchard himself spoke. Bouchard reiterated the hit by Zack Bogosian on December 13th was the start of his problems. After the hit, he took a week off and missed two games but came back because he felt "decent...

The Wild have their blinders on in wake of skid

ST. PAUL, Minn. A month ago, the Minnesota Wild were the hottest team in the National Hockey League. Today, they're barely clinging to one of the top eight spots in the Western Conference.A rough month of December and two losses in early January have dropped the Wild quite a ways down in the standings. Minnesota lost eight straight games last month, only to snap the streak with...

Concussion symptoms to land Bouchard on IR

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard, the team's fourth-leading points scorer, will be placed on injured reserve because of concussion-like symptoms. General manager Chuck Fletcher said Tuesday that Bouchard, who has a history of concussions, has felt "a little bit of pressure from time to time" since he was hit Dec. 13 by Winnipeg's Zach...

Wild F Bouchard out indefinitely with concussion

Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard was scratched from Tuesday's game and is out indefinitely with a concussion. Bouchard, who has a history of concussions, was hurt against Vancouver last Wednesday. Bouchard sat out all but on game of the 2009-10 season with a head injury and didn't return until 24 games remained in last season. Minnesota is already missing forwards...

Wild Pierre-Marc Bouchard Has Concussion

IN Northwest NHL division news today Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard was scratched from Tuesday's game and is out indefinitely with a concussion. Bouchard, who has a history of concussions, was hurt against Vancouver last Wednesday. Bouchard has nine goals and 13 assists on the season.

Wild F Bouchard out indefinitely

Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard will be out indefinitely due to concussion-like symptoms.

Wild needs Dany Heatley to score

Dany Heatley scored 26 goals for the San Jose Sharks last season and described it as a "bad year all the way through." Halfway...

Pierre-Marc Bouchard Not Sure When He Will Be Back After Another Concussion

from Michael Russo of Russo’s Rants, “I wish I could give you a timetable, but it’s pretty much day to day and make sure I’m symptom free before I start exercising again,” Bouchard said. “I’m positive I can come back. The only bad thing about concussions is you don’t know how much time it’s going to take.” Bouchard said it’s a fast game and accidents will happen...


Wild forward Matt Cullen plays his 1,000th game tonight, growing from a raw rookie into a Stanley Cup winner.

Why Zucker didn't play last weekend.

Image via WikipediaTwo Colorado schools C.C. and DU kept their two high end players that just returned from the World Junior Championship out of the line up last weekend. DU forward Jason Zucker who is one of the top five forwards in the WCHA and probably soon to be a member of the Minnesota Wild went home to visit family while his team split with the UAH Chargers. That lose could...

Fall from the top: What happened to the Wild?

Once the top team in the NHL, the Minnesota Wild has lost 11 of their last 12 games and two of their scoring forwards are out with head injuries. What happened and what does the team need to do to get back on track? Michael Russo and Chip Scoggins join Chris Miller to figure it all out.
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