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Going with what they've got: It's time for young guns to step up

It’s time for the Wild to take a different approach this offseason. The last three summers, the Wild front office has taken to the free-agent market to bolster its lineup, and although the pickups of Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, Jason Pominville, Matt Cooke, and Thomas Vanek have improved the quality of the team tenfold, it’s time for some of the younger guys to step up into bigger...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Playoffs Game Preview, Game #4 Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks 5/7/2015 @ 8:30PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Blackhawks lead series 3-0 Minnesota Wild 30.0% Power Play (1st) 80.0% Penalty Kill (11th) 247 Total Hits (10th) 142 Total Blocked Shots (7th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 4G  5A = 9pts 2. #64 Mikael Granlund ~ 2G  4A = 6pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 2G  3A = 5pts 4. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 3G  1A = 4pts 5. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 1G  3A = 4pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #22 Nino Niederreiter...
Via State of Hockey News
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Playoffs Game Preview, Game #3 Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks 5/5/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Blackhawks lead series 2-0 Minnesota Wild 35.3% Power Play (1st) 85.7% Penalty Kill (5th) 227 Total Hits (10th) 132 Total Blocked Shots (6th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 4G  5A = 9pts 2. #64 Mikael Granlund ~ 2G  4A = 6pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 2G  3A = 5pts 4. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 3G  1A = 4pts 5. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 1G  3A = 4pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #22 Nino Niederreiter...
Via State of Hockey News
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Stanley Cup Semifinals Preview, Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Minnesota Wild 33.3% Power Play (1st) 81.8% Penalty Kill (10th) 102 Blocked Shots (7th) 149 Total Hits (14th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 3G  4A = 7pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 2G  3A = 5pts 3. #64 Mikael Granlund ~ 1G  4A = 5pts 4. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 3G  1A = 4pts 5. #6 Marco Scandella ~ 2G  1A = 3pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 8 PIM’s 2. #24...
Via State of Hockey News
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Hope the Third Time’s the Charm Against the Blackhawks

Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise, left, controls the puck as St. Louis Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko, of Russia, watches during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) This season’s Western Conference semifinals will mark the third year in a row in which the Chicago Blackhawks have taken...
Via The Sports Journal
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubnyk, Wild shut out Blues in Game 3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series on Monday. Mikael Granlund had two assists, Nino Niederreiter added an empty-netter and the Wild had the edge in every way, without being drawn into a single...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues' trip to Minnesota off to a rough start with 3-0 loss to Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series on Monday. Mikael Granlund had two assists, Nino Niederreiter added an empty-netter and the Wild had the edge in every way, without being drawn into a single...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series on Monday. Mikael Granlund had two assists, Nino Niederreiter added an empty-netter and the Wild had the edge in every way, without being drawn into a single...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview, Game #2: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues 4/18/2015 @ 2:00PM CST at Scottrade Center

Minnesota Wild lead series 1-0 Wild Lines: Parise-Granlund-Pominville Zucker-Koivu-Stewart Vanek-Coyle-Niederreiter Bergenheim-Brodziak-Fontaine Suter-Brodin Scandella-Spurgeon Leopold-Dumba Dubnyk Blues Lines: Steen-Lehtera-Tarasenko Jaskin-Backes-Oshie Schwartz-Stastny-Berglund Ott-Goc-Reaves Gunnarsson-Pietrangelo Bouwmeester-Michalek Jackman-Shattenkirk Allen ST. LOUIS, MO –...
Via State of Hockey News
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues Series Preview

Minnesota Wild (46-28-8)  100pts  4th in the Central Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 33G  29A = 62pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 18G  36A = 54pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 21G  31A = 52pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 14G  34A = 48pts 5. #64 Mikael Granlund ~ 8G  31A = 39pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #44 Chris Stewart ~ 88 PIM’s 2. #6 Marco Scandella ~ 56 PIM’s 3. #18 Ryan Carter ~ 55 PIM’s...
Via State of Hockey News
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues G Brian Elliott Robs Jason Pominville With Slick Stick Save

The NHL regular season wrapped up on Saturday and though the St. Louis Blues were safety in the postseason, that didn’t stop Brian Elliott from bringing his A-game against Minnesota. This was sheer larceny on Jason Pominville and Pominville looked almost dumbfounded that the puck didn’t go in the net. [@cjzero] The post Blues G Brian Elliott Robs Jason Pominville With Slick Stick...
Via Diehardsport
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Zucker's 2 goals lead Wild over Predators as Dubnyk gets night off

  Jason Pominville scored with 2:03 remaining in regulation to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Jason Zucker scored twice and Marco Scandella had the other goal for Minnesota, which extended its franchise-record road winning streak to 12 games. Filip Forsberg and Seth Jones had the goals for Nashville, loser of the last five games...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Zucker's 2 goals lead Wild over Predators 4-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jason Pominville scored with 2:03 remaining in regulation to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Jason Zucker scored twice and Marco Scandella had the other goal for Minnesota, which extended its franchise-record road winning streak to 12 games. Filip Forsberg and Seth Jones had the goals for Nashville, loser...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Zucker scores twice as Kuemper, Wild beat Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jason Pominville scored with 2:03 remaining in regulation to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Jason Zucker scored twice and Marco Scandella had the other goal for Minnesota, which extended its franchise-record road winning streak to 12 games. Filip Forsberg and Seth Jones had the goals for Nashville, loser...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Miller's goal gives Rangers 3-2 win vs. Wild, division title

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) J.T. Miller scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, less than a minute after Minnesota tied the game, to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Wild on Thursday night that clinched the Metropolitan Division title. After Thomas Vanek scored for the Wild, Miller's tip-in came 55 seconds later at the 6:48 mark. The Rangers improved to 26-11-2 away...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Too little, too late for Wild as they fall 3-2 to Colorado

DENVER, CO – FEBRUARY 28: Jason Pominville #29 of the Minnesota Wild scores against the Colorado Avalanche to take a 3-1 lead in the third period at Pepsi Center on February 28, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) A term I use a lot on the football field with my teams is ‘finish strong.’  Whether it be a tackle...
Via State of Hockey News
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pominville lifts Wild to 2-1 victory over Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Pominville tied the game with his 14th goal of the season off a scramble in front of the net at 9:19 of the period, then blasted a high shot past Braden Holtby from the left circle with 5:32 left...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pominville lifts Wild over Capitals 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Pominville tied the game with his 14th goal of the season off a scramble in front of the net at 9:19 of the period, then blasted a high shot past Braden Holtby from the left circle with 5:32 left...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pominville, Dubnyk lift Wild over Ovechkin-less Capitals

  Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Pominville tied the game with his 14th goal of the season off a scramble in front of the net at 9:19 of the period, then blasted a high shot past Braden Holtby from the left circle with 5:32 left after a Washington...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild GM Fletcher might be done dealing despite history at deadline

The phone calls start picking up in December when Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher says he begins to speak with fellow NHL general managers on an almost-daily basis. The talks are sometimes substantive and don't lead anywhere in other cases. For Fletcher, talks led to one key acquisition, goaltender Devan Dubnyk, to spark Minnesota's playoff push this year. After acquiring...
Via Fox Sports North
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild suffer costly early slip-up versus last-place Oilers

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Caution was exercised as soon as the Minnesota Wild reached a playoff spot for the first time since Nov. 24. Sunday's win against the Dallas Stars which placed Minnesota in eighth place in the Western Conference was followed by talk of work not being finished. In the days between hosting the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night, Wild head coach Mike Yeo warned about...
Via Fox Sports North
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubnyk earns fifth Wild shutout with 4-0 win in Edmonton

ST PAUL, MN – MARCH 11: Oscar Klefbom #84 of the Edmonton Oilers and Jason Pominville #29 of the Minnesota Wild skate after the puck during the first period of the game on March 11, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Oilers defeated the Wild 4-3 in a shootout. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Have you ever had a moment where you have to make up your own...
Via State of Hockey News
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Goals coming as Pominville's luck is changing

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Snapping his goal-less drought, Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville said it felt as if he had a spell on him. Pominville, a 30-goal scorer just a season ago, had gone 12 games without a goal. He was shooting a career-worst 5.5 percent. Who could blame Pominville for feeling a bit hexed? Like the rest of the team, the aura has changed for Pominville. The 11...
Via Fox Sports North
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubnyk keeps winning as surging Wild get past Panthers

  Jason Pominville and Zach Parise each scored on assists from Mikko Koivu, and Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves to lead the Minnesota Wild in a 2-1 victory on Thursday over the Florida Panthers. The Wild improved to 9-1-2 in their past 12 games, all with Dubnyk in net. Nick Bjugstad scored in his return home, but goalie Roberto Luongo fell to 3-10-2 in his career at Xcel Energy Center...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubnyk, surging Wild beat Panthers 2-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Jason Pominville and Zach Parise each scored on assists from Mikko Koivu, and Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves to lead the Minnesota Wild in a 2-1 victory on Thursday over the Florida Panthers. The Wild improved to 9-1-2 in their past 12 games, all with Dubnyk in net. Nick Bjugstad scored in his return home, but goalie Roberto Luongo fell to 3-10-2 in his career at...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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