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Wild's Niederreiter flies strapped on top of plane

Minnesota Wild forward Nino Niederreiter didn't ask for a window seat last month when he got on a plane to take a closer view of the Alps.Yes, you read that correctly - on a plane. Thanks for the great event @BreitlingNews #wingwalkers #transatlanticboys— nino niederreiter (@thelnino22) August 20, 2015 Niederreiter strapped a chair to the outside of...
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Dumba, Wild blast Jets in 8-1 preseason rout

Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise added second-period goals to chase Winnipeg starter Michael Hutchinson. Dumba made it 7-0 late in the second, Jonas Brodin also scored, and Devan Dubnyk made 18 saves. Mathieu...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild re-signs Nino Niederreiter (video)

Let’s begin by showing this because after it has been four months and it still hasn’t gotten old. After a lengthy negotiation process with power forward Nino Niederreiter, the Minnesota Wild were able to come to terms agreeing on a reported 3-year, $8 million contract that will keep the winger with the team through 2016-17. Niederreiter, who was a restricted free agent, took...
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Niederreiter becomes building block in Minnesota

Chuck Fletcher's development of the Minnesota Wild over the past two seasons hasn't been any great secret. Since taking over as the team's general manager, Fletcher has tried to build up the organization's talent base with a focus on the team's prospects. Fletcher essentially summarized the objective of every NHL team when he discussed the improvement this past season of Minnesota...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Niederreiter reaching higher echelon with Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Before most games, Wild right wing Nino Niederreiter sits alone in the stands, taping his stick and centering himself mentally. Whether he's in the Xcel Energy Center or abroad, the Swiss youngster nicknamed after a weather system heads for the same spot -- 10 rows up, 15 seats in. There, he sits, mulling over his previous performance and gazing into what's necessary...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nino Niederreiter’s OT Goal Pushes Wild Past Avalanche In Game 7 (Video)

The Minnesota Wild pulled off the biggest upset of the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night, toppling the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 in Game 7 on the back of an overtime goal by 21-year-old Nino Niederreiter. After being held to just one point (an assist) through the first six games of the Western Conference quarterfinal series, the Swiss winger came up huge in the clincher. Niederreiter...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nino Niederreiter and the Wild stun the Avs in Game 7, make fans cry.

Nino Niederreiter had never scored a playoff goal in his career. He left Game 7 with two goals, one that he will never forget as he scored in overtime to push the Wild on to round 2.   The Wild Bench reacts:   The Wild erased four Colorado leads. Colorado fans did not take the lose that great:    
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Niederreiter heads into first Olympics after first NHL game-winning goal

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Nino Niederreiter is excited to head to Sochi, Russia this weekend and participate in his first Olympic games. First, he had to gain some bragging rights over his soon-to-be Swiss teammate and roommate Roman Josi. Niederreiter, in his first season with the Minnesota Wild, said he was just picking up speed as he streaked down the right side in overtime on Thursday...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Niederreiter, Wild top Predators 3-2 in overtime

Nino Niederreiter snagged the puck off the boards and rushed toward the net, deftly setting up a wrist shot with a slick deke to each side. The puck whizzed past Nashville goalie Carter Hutton's stick to give Minnesota an overtime victory but, before it got there, it had to elude Niederreiter's good friend. Niederreiter's goal with 2:44 left in the extra period lifted the Wild...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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