ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella was suspended for two games by the NHL on Wednesday for an illegal check to the head of New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson during Minnesota's 5-4 win Tuesday night.
Scandella will forfeit $11,021.50, according to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
In the third period Tuesday, Scandella hit Nelson with...
Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella has been fined by the NHL for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie.
The hit occurred in the first period of their game on Saturday, when Scandella was assessed a minor penalty. The punishment was announced by the league on Monday. Scandella must pay $2,755.38, the maximum amount allowable by the collective...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014
Charlie Coyle tries to evade Dallas’ Jamie Benn.
Minnesota has a reputation for being “nice”, so nice its to the point where the state is lampooned for being almost overly polite and patient. It is often portrayed as though any person in the state would just sit back and smile and say “may we please have another” if you were fire an insult in our direction. For people...
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A night after his third game-winning goal of the season, the Minnesota Wild rewarded defenseman Marco Scandella with a new contract.
Minnesota signed Scandella, a second-round draft pick by the team in 2008, to a five-year extension Saturday. Scandella, 24, scored in overtime of the Wild's 5-4 win at Dallas Friday and leads all NHL defensemen with three game-winning...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Defenseman Marco Scandella agreed to a five-year extension with the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
The deal will run through the 2019-20 season.
Terms of the deal were not announced.
The 24-year-old Scandella has five goals and three assists in 20 games this season. His overtime goal Friday in Dallas was his third winner of the season. He is a plus-7 and has a...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014
Marco Scandella scored at 1:01 of overtime after missing two games with an illness to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.
Minnesota was reeling after blowing a 3-0 lead in the third period and getting outplayed by the scrappy Jets. But Scandella's third goal of the season -- a low wrist shot from just inside the blue line that beat Michael Hutchinson...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Mikko Koivu and Marco Scandella are facing an NHL game Monday night with a bit of nerves.
It's been almost a month since the Minnesota Wild has had their captain, Koivu, and one of their top-4 defenseman in Scandella because of injuries. Koivu and Scandella will both return to the lineup on Monday night as Minnesota returns home for a game for the first time since...
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Marco Scandella and the Minnesota Wild received good injury news for a change and a perfect scenario in terms of timing.
Scandella, who is seventh on the team and fourth among defense with an average of 18 minutes, 13 seconds of ice time per game, sprained his right knee in Tuesday's 2-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Scandella will miss Thursday's game against...
Last spring, the Chicago Blackhawks disposed of the Minnesota Wild in five games of the first-round playoff series on their way to the Stanley Cup championship.
With the Blackhawks now a Central Division rival in the realigned NHL, the Wild have their hands full. But they've clearly closed the gap.
Marco Scandella's slap shot with 1:48 left, the defenseman's first goal this season...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2013
MORE STORIES >>
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Marco Scandella's slap shot with1:48 left, the defenseman's first goal this season, lifted the Minnesota Wildto a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.Jonas Brodin scored on a power play with 5:39 remaining totie the game for the Wild, who raised their home record to 12-3-2 and handedthe Blackhawks their first loss in their past seven road games...