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...
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'...
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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December 06, 2013
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...
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Sunday that his club has recalled defenseman Marco Scandella from Houston of the AHL while subsequently reassigning young prospect Mathew Dumba to Red Deer of the Western Hockey League.
Scandella had tallied 12 points in 24 games with Houston this season. The 6-foot-3, 210 native of Montreal skated in 63 contests...
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.
Marco Scandella will return from a concussion tomorrow against Nashville
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...