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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

Preview: Panthers at Wild

Both the Minnesota Wild and Florida Panthers are making a push for playoff position. With each looking to extend their respective point streak, the Wild will also try to continue their success over the visiting Panthers on Thursday night. Minnesota's six-game winning streak ended with a 2-1 overtime loss at Winnipeg on Tuesday, but it's still earned at least a point in eight straight...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild recall Veilleux, Sutter reassigned

The Minnesota Wild are churning the lineup in an effort to replace injured forwards Jason Zucker and Ryan Carter. Minnesota recalled forward Stephane Veilleux from the Iowa Wild on Wednesday. The Wild reassigned forward Brett Sutter to Iowa of the American Hockey League in an earlier move. Zucker was second on the team with 18 goals, but also a key member of the penalty-kill unit...
Via Fox Sports North
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Zucker and Carter on the IR

Last night’s win against the Vancouver Canucks proved to be very costly. The Wild lost Jason Zucker and Ryan Carter to upper-body injuries. Both players were placed on injured reserve.   Michael Russo, Startribune – The Wild lost Zucker and Carter to upper-body injuries in the first period. “We should not expect them back in the lineup in the near future,” coach Mike Yeo...
Via Goon's World
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild place left wings Carter, Zucker on injured reserve

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have placed left wings Ryan Carter and Jason Zucker on injured reserve. The moves were made Tuesday before the Wild played at Winnipeg. Defenseman Stu Bickel and forward Brett Sutter were recalled from AHL affiliate Iowa to add some depth. Both Carter and Zucker were hurt in the first period Monday of the victory over Vancouver, forcing the...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild place Zucker, Carter on IR

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild's Monday victory was a costly one. Minnesota placed forwards Jason Zucker and Ryan Carter on injured reserve on Tuesday with upper-body injuries. Zucker and Carter were injured in the first period of the Wild's 5-3 win against Vancouver on Monday in which Minnesota climbed within three points of a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Head...
Via Fox Sports North
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild win sixth in a row but lose Zucker, Carter

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- During the Minnesota Wild's winning streak, head coach Mike Yeo has been hesitant to alter what has worked. He will be forced to change the lineup heading into the second game of a back-to-back at Winnipeg on Tuesday. Who can blame Yeo? Minnesota's streak reached six games with a 5-3 win Monday against the Vancouver Canucks and the Wild have climbed within three...
Via Fox Sports North
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild's offensively inclined Zucker improving defense, consistency

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jumping onto the ice following a line change, Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker received a lead pass and broke behind the Chicago Blackhawks' defense for a sudden breakaway, scoring his 18th goal of the season in Minnesota's convincing 3-0 win on Tuesday night. The speed was apparent immediately after Zucker made the jump from college hockey to the NHL in 2012...
Via Fox Sports North
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild roll, blank Blackhawks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots in his third shoutout since joining Minnesota in mid-January, leading the Wild to their fourth straight win, 3-0 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Mikko Koivu, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund each scored for the Wild. Since being acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Arizona, Dubnyk is 6-1 with a 1.57 goals against...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild roll, blank Blackhawks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots in his third shoutout since joining Minnesota in mid-January, leading the Wild to their fourth straight win, 3-0 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Mikko Koivu, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund each scored for the Wild. Since being acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Arizona, Dubnyk is 6-1 with a 1.57 goals against...
Via Fox Sports North
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubnyk makes 24 saves as Wild roll to shutout win over Blackhawks

  Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots in his third shoutout since joining Minnesota in mid-January, leading the Wild to their fourth straight win, 3-0 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Mikko Koivu, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund each scored for the Wild. Since being acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Arizona, Dubnyk is 6-1 with a 1.57 goals against average. He has four...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild top Vancouver Canucks as Dubnyk stops 35 shots

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Sunday. Zach Parise, Jared Spurgeon, Thomas Vanek and Jason Zucker scored for the Wild. Zucker sealed it with an empty-net goal with 55 seconds left. Ronalds Kenins and Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks. Ryan Miller made 16 saves for Vancouver. Vanek scored his...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild hold back Canucks to earn third straight win

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Sunday. Zach Parise, Jared Spurgeon, Thomas Vanek and Jason Zucker scored for the Wild. Zucker sealed it with an empty-net goal with 55 seconds left. Ronalds Kenins and Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks. Ryan Miller made 16 saves for Vancouver. Vanek scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubnyk stops 35 shots, Wild beat Canucks 4-2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Sunday. Zach Parise, Jared Spurgeon, Thomas Vanek and Jason Zucker scored for the Wild. Zucker sealed it with an empty-net goal with 55 seconds left. Ronalds Kenins and Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks. Ryan Miller made 16 saves for Vancouver. Vanek scored his...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild hold back Canucks to earn third straight win

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Sunday. Zach Parise, Jared Spurgeon, Thomas Vanek and Jason Zucker scored for the Wild. Zucker sealed it with an empty-net goal with 55 seconds left. Ronalds Kenins and Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks. Ryan Miller made 16 saves for Vancouver. Vanek scored...
Via Fox Sports North
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining the Wild at the All-Star break

Twenty minutes of Tuesday's game at Detroit demonstrated just what the Minnesota Wild believed they were capable of this season after their run to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs last year. For one period, Minnesota dominated on the road and scored three straight goals against one of the league's best defensive teams. The Wild controlled play in Tuesday's third...
Via Fox Sports North
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild win second straight, topping Coyotes 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots against his former team, and Jason Zucker and Zach Parise both scored their 16th goal of the season to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Saturday night. Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild (20-19-5), who won their second straight after dropping seven of eight. Dubnyk faced 26 shots three days after being...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Newcomer Dubnyk stays hot, stops 25 shots as Wild beat Coyotes

  Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots against his former team, and Jason Zucker and Zach Parise both scored their 16th goal of the season to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Saturday night. Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild (20-19-5), who won their second straight after dropping seven of eight. Dubnyk faced 26 shots three days after being traded to Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubnyk stops 25 shots as Wild beat Coyotes 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots against his former team, and Jason Zucker and Zach Parise both scored their 16th goal of the season to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Saturday night. Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild (20-19-5), who won their second straight after dropping seven of eight. Dubnyk faced 26 shots three days after being...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild lose close contest without Parise

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Forward Jason Zucker arrived to the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night and didn't see Zach Parise's familiar Minnesota Wild No. 11 sweater hanging in his dressing room stall. Defenseman Ryan Suter had received a call earlier from Parise and knew Minnesota's leading scorer would be out of Tuesday's lineup. Collectively, the Wild's thoughts were with their friend...
Via Fox Sports North
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks Goalie Passes Puck Right To Wild Forward Jason Zucker, Zucker Scores

Nothing like getting the primary assist on a goal against your own team, eh? San Jose Sharks goalie Alex Stalock made a serious mistake when he went to play the puck behind his net and passed it out front. His indecisiveness caused him to panic and he threw it out front right to Minnesota Wild […] The post Sharks Goalie Passes Puck Right To Wild Forward Jason Zucker, Zucker Scores...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Vlasic scores winner on second straight night as Sharks top Wild in OT

  Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored his second winning goal in two nights 3:09 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks completed a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. Vlasic, who scored the winner with 4.5 seconds left in regulation on Monday night at Winnipeg, beat goalie Darcy Kuemper with a wrist shot from just outside the left circle. Joe Pavelski...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild's Granlund out 4 weeks after wrist surgery

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild center Mikael (mee-KYE'-uhl) Granlund has undergone surgery to repair a broken left wrist, an injury expected to keep him out for a month. The Wild were in Winnipeg to play the Jets on Monday. The team announced the procedure for Granlund in Minnesota went as planned, putting the timetable for his recovery at approximately four weeks. Granlund...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Good Ol’ Central Division Goal-fest, Ekholm Ends It In OT

By Brett LaBombarda @bplabombarda The Minnesota WIld played host to the Predators in the Central Division’s Ryan Suter Bowl; it did not need long to get going. At 1:10 of the first period, with their first shot of the game, Jason Zucker snapped in a perfect pass from Jason Pomminville to give the Wild a 1-0 lead. The road team ...
Via Predneck Nation
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild pass stressful test versus Canadiens

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Through two periods Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center, the Minnesota Wild outplayed the visiting Montreal Canadiens in just about every facet. The result was a two-goal lead heading into the third period. That's where things got dicey for the Wild. Despite struggling on the power play and getting outshot in the final period, Minnesota hung on for a 2-1 win against...
Via Fox Sports North
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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