Found March 01, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild have signed 19-year-old forward Charlie Coyle to a three-year entry-level contract. Coyle has 12 goals and 12 assists and is a plus-15 in 16 games for the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League this season, after posting 14 points in 16 games for Boston University. Coyle, who will remain with Saint John for the rest of the Sea Dogs season, participated in the IIHF World Junior Championship for the second straight year, tying for the American lead with four goals while adding an assist in six games. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound native of East Weymouth, Mass., was San Joses first-round pick (No. 28 overall) in the 2010 NHL draft. The Wild acquired Coyle on June 25, 2011, along with Devin Setoguchi and a first-round pick (Zack Phillips), in exchange for Brent Burns.

With Backstrom hurting, Wild call up Hackett

Perhaps preparing to be without No. 1 goaltender Niklas Backstrom for a an extended period, the Minnesota Wild on Friday called up goalie Matt Hackett from the Houston Aeros of the NHL. Backstrom stopped five of six shots before leaving Thursday's night's loss to the Montreal Canadiens with a leg injury at the 2:52 mark of the first period, and his status for Friday night...

Video of Devin Setoguchi's embarrassing shootout attempt

Since being traded to the Minnesota Wild Devin Setoguchi has had some pretty memorable moments. Unfortunately, Thursday night's shootout blunder may be the most remembered and talked about moment Setoguchi has had since joining his new team. We'll quickly paint the scene. After a tough 60 minutes, the Minnesota Wild and the Montreal Canadiens were level at four goals a piece...

Wild have the cap room to make a big move

ST. PAUL, Minn. Executing three trades in the days leading up to the NHL trade deadline, including dealing popular longtime defenseman Nick Schultz, Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher approached each move with a focus on improving in the present with an eye to the future. Fletcher didn't believe the labeling that goes with being a buyer or seller at the deadline...

VIDEO: Minnesota Wild’s Devin Setoguchi’s shoot out tumble earns ranks of best blunders

Devin Setoguchi’s tumbler during the shootout against the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night earned the Wild winger a spot among the best blunders during the shootout. In fact, it may be the best yet. If recent history has served us best, there has been some good ones. Let’s take a look at a few of them: 3. Ilya Kovalchuk Back in November of 2010, Ilya Kovalchuk of...

New Wild players adjusting to new system

THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: Adjusting to a new system -- that's what the four Minnesota Wild players acquired in the past week are trying to do. "It is always tough to learn a new system," said defenseman Kurtis Foster. Foster and the other players will rely on practice time and video to get them up to speed on the new system. Tom Gilbert, acquired from Edmonton on...

Devin Setoguchi shootout fail

Minnesota Wild winger Devin Setoguchi failed to do something he's been doing for probably the better part of 25 years - skate. Somehow, some way the Wild found themselves in a shootout against the Montreal Canadiens tonight. Down 4-1 with four minutes to go, the Wild provided a, well, Wild finish. Minnesota forced overtime and judging by the post title, you know that the game...

David Setoguchi’s shootout attempt is your epic hockey fail of the night

The Minnesota Wild were in Montreal to take on the Canadiens, and following a furious third period comeback by the Wild to tie the game 4-4 after being down by three heading into the final period, the two teams went to a shootout after overtime solved nothing.  The Habs’ David Desharnais scored on his attempt to put Montreal ahead in the glorified skills competition, which left...

Canadiens 5, Wild 4, SO

David Desharnais scored in regulation and in a shootout as the Montreal Canadiens pulled out a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild, despite blowing a three-goal lead in the third period Thursday night. The Wild trailed 4-1 going into the final four minutes of regulation and scored three times. Matt Kassian got his second of the game, and Dany Heatley scored before Devin Setoguchi tied...

New Wild defenseman Gilbert comes home

Just traded by Edmonton, the only NHL team he's ever played for, Tom Gilbert joined his new club and declared, "it feels like home."

Game #65: Minnesota Wild vs Detroit Red Wings, Friday March 2nd, 2012 at 6:30pm (CST), Joe ...

Record Pts Div. Rank G/G GA/G PP% PK% Minnesota Wild (28-26-10) 66 4th Northwest 2.14 (29) 2.56 (10) 15.4% (25) 82.3% (12) Detroit Red Wings (42-19-3) 87 1st Central 3.05 (5) 2.33 (6) 17.5% (14) 82.1% (15)   Minnesota Wild Top 5 Scorers: G A Pts 1. #15 Dany Heatley 20 26 46 2. #9 Mikko Koivu 10...
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