Posted February 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Minnesota Wild have recalled defenseman Marco Scandella and forward Kris Foucault from the AHL. The move was made Monday. Roster spots opened when forward Brad Staubitz was sent to the Houston Aeros and defenseman Clayton Stoner was put on injured reserve with a lower body injury last week. Stoner joined forwards Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Guillaume Latendresse and Jarod Palmer on IR. They're all out indefinitely with concussions. Forward Cal Clutterbuck also sustained a lower body injury Saturday against Columbus. Scandella has three of the 10 goals by Wild defensemen this season. He was sent down five weeks ago. If Foucault plays, he will be the NHL-most 39th player used by the Wild this season. The franchise record is 40, set last season. The Wild host Anaheim Tuesday.

Wild offense struggles again in loss to Ducks

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo said Monday his team was due for some luck. He came into Tuesday night's home against the Anaheim Ducks feeling like his team was going to win. After Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Anaheim, Yeo had a familiar postgame comment. "Disappointed, for sure," Yeo said. "Felt like that was a game that we were going to win and...

Cullen to play the wing against Anaheim

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Kris Foucault, who was recalled from Houston yesterday, will make his NHL debut tonight. The 21-year old said it is a dream come true and joked he hopes he doesn't fall in his first shift. Foucault's parents, Gary and Heather, were flying in from Calgary this afternoon and will see their son make his debut in St. Paul. Foucault will be on a line...

Yeo: 'We're due for some luck here'

ST. PAUL, Minn. Wild coach Mike Yeo has done the math. Minnesota's first-year coach has looked at the possible scenarios for making the playoffs and knows what his team needs to accomplish if it has any hopes for a postseason berth. Yeo also knows the task can appear daunting if taken from a big-picture perspective. So, he's hoping the Wild can just get a win in their...

Was Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo too good to be true?

Mike Yeo was delivered to the State of Hockey as a breath of fresh air. Mike Yeo, shown in this file photo before the season, is looking to get back on track and lead the Wild to a playoff spot. His players’ coach approach and tool box of young talent were just two of the talking points in the preseason to tout Yeo as a success story. That held to be true for the first...

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'...

Harding returns to the cage vs. Anaheim

Josh Harding will return to the nets tonight at the X

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.

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...

Game #56: Minnesota Wild vs Anaheim Ducks, Tuesday February 14, 2012 at 6:30pm (CST), Xcel ...

Record Pts Div. Rank G/G GA/G PP% PK% Minnesota Wild (25-22-8) 58 4th Northwest 2.18 (29) 2.51 (9) 14.6% (24) 82.4% (13) Anaheim Ducks (22-24-9) 53 5th Pacific 2.58 (17) 2.87 (22) 17.8% (13) 83.7% (10)   Minnesota Wild Top 5 Scorers: G A Pts 1. #15 Dany Heatley 18 21 39 2. #9 Mikko Koivu 9 25...
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