Found March 11, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL, Minn. Zach Parise has only spent 24 games in a Minnesota Wild sweater since signing his franchise-altering free agent contract last summer, and he's become fully indoctrinated in the mutual dislike that exists between Minnesota and the Vancouver Canucks. In just two games in a Wild sweater, Parise has endured the frustration his teammates have become accustomed to in losing to Vancouver, who had won the first two games between the teams this season by a total score of 6-2. Even from his days with the New Jersey Devils in the Eastern Conference, Parise knew the history in his new division and was hoping to change the trend. Sunday night's game could be the start. Minnesota stayed away from calling Sunday's 4-2 win against the Canucks a statement game. But in scoring just 24 seconds in, playing a physical game which saw five Wild players in the penalty box in the first period and taking a 3-0 lead early in the second period, Minnesota served notice things have...

Wild Saturday: 'Whatever happens, happens'

SATURDAY'S STORY LINES: The last time Wild defenseman Ryan Suter stepped into the visiting team hotel in Nashville was 2003. The NHL draft was in Nashville that year and a young Suter was there to conduct his team interviews. Suter went on to be drafted seventh overall by the Predators and spent the first seven years of his career with the organization. Friday, Suter walked back...

Suter adjusting to life in Minnesota

Ryan Suter on playing with the Wild: "Great organization, and I'm happy to be a part of it. We have a great future ahead of us."

Wild look to pull even with division leaders

The Vancouver Canucks' recent struggles have allowed the Minnesota Wild to tighten the Northwest Division race. A three-game homestand may be just what the Wild need to overtake the Canucks. The Wild look to continue their impressive play at home Sunday night and pull even with the division-leading Canucks by sending them to their sixth loss in seven games. Vancouver (11-6...

Wild 2, Predators 1, SO

Matt Cullen scored the shootout-winning goal to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. The Wild, who have won two of three, sent Nashville to its fourth loss in five games. Cullen and Wild captain Mikko Koivu both scored in the shootout. Craig Smith was the only Nashville shooter to score in the tiebreaker against Niklas Backstrom...

Failed power plays haunt Wild in 2-1 loss to Anaheim

The sweet taste of birthday cake, the celebratory annual occasion that was the birthday party.  Whether it was a fun time spent at home with some friends or a more staged party at a restaurant or an arcade (the places where most of people of our ilk played their first video games) it was a time where it was all about the big day.  You'd open gifts, and relish at being the center...

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators 3/9/2013 @ 7:00PM CST at Bridgestone Arena

Minnesota Wild (11-9-2)  24pts  2nd in the Northwest 2.27 Goals For (25th) 2.50 Goals Against (10th) 15.4% Power Play (22nd) 86.8% Penalty Kill (5th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 4G 14A = 18pts 2. #11 Zach Parise ~ 8G 7A = 15pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 14A = 15pts 4. #15 Dany Heatley ~ 8G 5A = 13pts 5. #7 Matt Cullen ~ 3G 10A = 13pts...

Suter leaves old home with the final laugh

(Photo by: John Russel/Getty Images) Ryan Suter and the Minnesota Wild exit Bridgestone Arena with a 2-1 shootout win over the Nashville Predators in a back-and-forth contest. The only goals of the game were scored on the power play and the game had to be settled in the high pressure shootout competition. The offensive woes continue for the Predators by not creating...

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks 3/10/2013 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (12-9-2)  26pts  2nd in the Northwest 2.22 Goals For (27th) 2.44 Goals Against (7th) 15.7% Power Play (24th) 85.7% Penalty Kill (6th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 4G 15A = 19pts 2. #11 Zach Parise ~ 9G 7A = 16pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 15A = 16pts 4. #15 Dany Heatley ~ 8G 5A = 13pts 5. #7 Matt Cullen ~ 3G 10A = 13pts...

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Anaheim Ducks 3/12/2013 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (13-9-2)  28pts  1st in the Northwest 2.29 Goals For (26th) 2.42 Goals Against (7th) 16.3% Power Play (20th) 86.5% Penalty Kill (4th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 4G 16A = 20pts 2. #11 Zach Parise ~ 11G 8A = 19pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 17A = 18pts 4. #7 Matt Cullen ~ 3G 11A = 14pts 5. #15 Dany Heatley ~ 8G 5A = 13pts...

Rinne’s shootout struggles continue against Wild

The Nashville Predators suffered a 2-1 shootout loss on Saturday night against the Minnesota Wild in what was one of the most anticipated regular season games in franchise history. Former(More here)…
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