Found February 09, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Clayton Stoner
TEAMS: Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner was placed on injured reserve on Thursday with a lower body injury. Coach Mike Yeo told the team's website that Stoner is week-to-week with the injury. Stoner, 26, has collected three assists and 47 penalty minutes in 39 games this season.

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...

Koivu's return should help Setoguchi improve

WEDNESDAY'S STORY LINE: "He had a great practice today and was involved in every battle drill," said Mike Yeo when speaking of Wild Captian Mikko Koivu after practice today. Yeo also considered Koivu's practice encouraging, but neither Yeo or Koivu would indicate if the captain will be in the lineup for tomorrow's big game against the division-leading Canucks...

Koivu returns to face Vancouver tonight

ST. PAUL, Minn. The wait and speculation is over. Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu was activated from injured reserve Thursday and will be in the lineup when Minnesota hosts the Vancouver Canucks. Koivu, who hasnt played since Jan. 14 because of a shoulder injury, has been skating in practice and for over a week, but hadnt been cleared to play. The Wild, who are tied for eighth...

Wild can't go wrong as deadline approaches

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild might have been the biggest surprise in the NHL when they were leading the league in mid-December with a franchise-best 20-8-5 start. After just two wins in their next 12 games, they were on the outside of the playoff picture.Certainly, Minnesota accelerated its development timetable with a fast start to the season, but are the Wild truly a team...

Wild begin home-heavy part of schedule

THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: Home sweet home. Home isn't a place the Wild have seen a lot of the last few months. Minnesota has played 20 of the last 29 games on the road and they are looking forward to unpacking their suitcases and being at home for awhile. Minnesota will play 18 of their final 29 games in St. Paul. "It has been a long stretch on the road, it is something...

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...

Koivu returns to Wild lineup after missing 8 games

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu returned to the lineup on Thursday night after missing eight games because of an injured left shoulder.

Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild Betting Odds & Handicapping Preview Feb. 8

An Ironman After Thursday? A battle between the #1 and #2 teams in the Northwest Division headlines a busy night of NHL Betting action Thursday. The Vancouver Canucks, winners of two straight games and having played five straight extra-time contests head into Minnesota to take on the struggling Wild. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE VANCOUVER CANUCKS CLUBHOUSE TODAY! Vancouver Canucks...

Staubitz placed on waivers

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

Koivu back in Wild lineup Thursday

The Minnesota Wild will have captain Mikko Koivu in the lineup when they host the Northwest Division-leading Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.

Koivu returns tonight vs. Vancouver; Stoner placed on IR; Lots of interest in Ruutu

Captain Mikko Koivu will return tonight against Vancouver. A lot of teams are showing interest in Carolina winger Tuomo Ruutu.
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