It happened in a span of less than seven minutes, sending a chill through Xcel Energy Center that matched the frigid air outdoors. Chicago, the best team in the NHL, took a 2-0 Wild lead and turned it inside out by scoring three consecutive goals.
In years past, that might have been enough to knock the Wild off its game. Not on Thursday, when the team was determined to scratch its...
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...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In one minute, the tides of Thursday'sgame between Minnesota and Chicago completely turned. The Wild's early two-goallead disappeared just 43 seconds into the third period at Xcel Energy Center asthe defending Stanley Cup champions went on to take the lead.That early advantage for Minnesota was gone, and the Wildwere down but far from out. Instead of buckling...
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...
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Marco Scandella to a two-year contract.
The team announced the deal on Monday.
Scandella was eligible to be a restricted free agent, but the Wild locked the 23-year-old before he could hit the market. Scandella missed training camp in January because of a groin injury and spent most of this season with the Houston Aeros in the AHL, recording...
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June 17, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild locked up one of their core young players when they re-signed defenseman Marco Scandella to a two-year contract on Monday.
Scandella, 23, spent most of last season with the Houston Aeros in the American Hockey League after he played 63 games in his rookie season with Minnesota in 2011-12. Scandella was recalled late last season for Minnesota and...
ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild called up some defensive reinforcement for the opening of the playoffs in Chicago, adding defenseman Marco Scandella from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.
Minnesota, the eighth seed in the Western Conference, is in the playoffs for the first time in five years and face the top-seeded Blackhawks on Tuesday.
Scandella, 23, played...
The Minnesota Wild have recalled defenseman Marco Scandella and forward Kris Foucault from the AHL.
The move was made Monday. Roster spots opened when forward Brad Staubitz was sent to the Houston Aeros and defenseman Clayton Stoner was put on injured reserve with a lower body injury last week.
Stoner joined forwards Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Guillaume Latendresse and Jarod Palmer...
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February 13, 2012
WEDNESDAY'S STORYLINES: "You are a healthy scratch."
Those are words no NHL player wants to hear. Twenty-one year old defenseman Marco Scandella heard those words for the first time this season before Saturday's game vs. Phoenix.
The Wild are carrying an abundance of defensemen right now and the young defenseman found himself watching from the press box.
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Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella was placed on injured reserve Friday due to a concussion.
Scandella was hurt in a game at Los Angeles on Saturday. He has two goals in 16 assists.
Scandella is the third Wild player to suffer a concussion in the past week, joining Guillaume Latendresse and fellow blue-liner Marek Zidlicky.
Minnesota entered play Friday atop the Northwest...