Found October 12, 2011 on Bob's Blitz :
Minnesota Wild left winger Pierre-Marc Bouchard has been suspended 2 games by the NHL for this high stick on Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert Saturday. Calvert lost teeth and required... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ Follow on Twitter

NHL Notebook: Bouchard without pay for 2 games

Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard's two-game suspension has been upheld by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, sources told Bouchard was suspended for two games without pay Sunday by the NHL for high-sticking Columbus' Matt Calvert in the face Saturday night. The suspension will cost Bouchard $44,108.

Wild send winger Nystrom to Stars

The Minnesota Wild have traded left wing Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars. The deal was done Wednesday. The Wild agreed to send Nystrom to the Stars in exchange for future considerations, which could turn into a draft pick. Nystrom began the season with the Wild's AHL affiliate in Houston. The 28-year-old had four goals and eight assists with a minus-16 rating skating in all...

Dee Karl: Not Too Wild About a Matinee Win

Yes, the Islanders managed to hold the visiting Minnesota Wild to a single goal. But it was not easy. With almost a minute and a half left in the third, the Wild pulled Niklas Backstrom for the extra skater. While the ice was crowded you would think the Islanders could have scored the insurance goal with an empty net at the other end of the ice for almost 90 seconds. They...

Musings on the first week of the ‘11-‘12 Season.

- League disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan’s efforts to crack down on targeted hits to the head remains a laudable project, but I have to agree with agent Alan Walsh’s complaint that his client, Minnesota Wild winger Pierre-Marc Bouchard, was undeserving of a two-game suspension for a slash to the face of Columbus Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert. Yes, players should be responsible...

Stars acquire LW Nystrom from Wild

The Dallas Stars acquired left wing Eric Nystrom from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday for future considerations. Nystrom cleared waivers on Wednesday and was eligible to rejoin the Wild. "Eric is a hard-working forward who kills penalties and will help with the depth of our current roster," Dallas general manager Joe Nieuwendyk said in a statement. The 28-year-old Nystrom...

Nystrom clears re-entry waivers

With Eric Nystrom back on the roster, the Wild has to make a trade today, put a player on injured reserve or reassign a player.

A Short, Strange Lesson In NHL Economics, With Professor Sean Avery

Yesterday, Minnesota placed winger Eric Nystrom on waivers. The Wild clearly wanted to move his $1.4 million salary, and any player picked up on waivers gets split between his old and new teams. So at a more palatable $700,000...there were still no takers for Nystrom. More »

Eric Nystrom cleared re-entry waivers Wednesday, then was traded to the Dallas Stars for future considerations. It is a deal that works for everyone involved, especially Nystrom, who is back in the NHL, and the Wild, which will not be responsible for

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Wild gives up two-goal lead late

In a game the Wild was mostly dominated, the Wild looked like it was going to survive behind Niklas Backstrom before the Ottawa Senators put together a third-period rally to hand the Wild a 4-3 shootout loss.

Wild send winger Eric Nystrom to Stars in trade

The Minnesota Wild have traded left wing Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars.

NHL Agent Allan Walsh Slams Brendan Shanahan, Calls Suspensions 'Shameful Farce'

It's not surprising for an agent to stand up for a client. However, NHL agent Allan Walsh took it up a notch on Sunday. Complaining about NHL vice president of player safety and hockey operations Brendan Shanahan's two-game suspension of Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard for high sticking, Walsh called the suspension a "shameful farce for the league,"...

Minnesota Wild (1-1-0) at Ottawa Senators (0-2-0), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Dany Heatley will return to Ottawa for the first time as a member of the Wild tonight, as the Senators host Minnesota in the home opener at Scotiabank Place.

Edmonton Oilers (1-0-0) at Minnesota Wild (1-1-1), 8 p.m. (ET)

The Oilers have had three full days to prepare for tonight's road clash against the Wild. They likely needed every second given that they haven't won at Minnesota in over four years.
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