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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...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild vs. Blackhawks

Winning at the United Center becomes increasingly difficult come playoff time for any club save for the Chicago Blackhawks, the building's tenants who have beaten visitors 23 of the last 27 times in the postseason. That dominating stretch began two years ago against the Minnesota Wild, who have been victims seven times after their comeback bid fell short in Game 1. The Blackhawks...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite second period rally, Wild fall 4-3 to Blackhawks

CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 07: at the United Center on April 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Wild defeated the Blackhawks 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away. Okay, maybe not so long ago nor in another galaxy. Let’s just call it 2003. Let’s also call it Game 4 of the 2nd round between the Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks...
Via State of Hockey News
26 days ago  |  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

St. Louis Blues fall to the Wild in Game 1

Recap The St. Louis Blues dropped game one of their opening round series against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night by a count of 4-2. Minnesota’s Jason Zucker opened the scoring for the Wild just 2:47 into the game. After sending a low shot from a poor angle, Zucker picked up his own rebound and […] The post St. Louis Blues fall to the Wild in Game 1 appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues open playoffs with bland performance, 4-2 loss to Wild

ST. LOUIS -- Just like the regular season, the Minnesota Wild appeared right at home in someone else's rink. "That was a fantastic road game," goalie Devan Dubnyk said after the Wild opened the playoffs strong with a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. "We were great with the puck," Dubnyk added, "we were fast coming up the ice on turnovers and we did a good job...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild open playoff series with win in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jason Zucker and Matt Dumba gave Minnesota a two-goal lead through two periods and the Wild kept chances to a minimum for Devan Dubnyk, opening the playoffs strong with a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Jaden Schwartz and Alexander Steen scored in the third period for the Central Division champion Blues, but too little and too late. Game...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild open playoff series with 4-2 victory over Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jason Zucker and Matt Dumba gave Minnesota a two-goal lead through two periods and the Wild kept chances to a minimum for Devan Dubnyk, opening the playoffs strong with a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Jaden Schwartz and Alexander Steen scored in the third period for the Central Division champion Blues, but too little and too late. Game 2...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild, Dubnyk come away with Game 1 win over Blues

  Jason Zucker and Matt Dumba gave Minnesota a two-goal lead through two periods and the Wild kept chances to a minimum for Devan Dubnyk, opening the playoffs strong with a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Jaden Schwartz and Alexander Steen scored in the third period for the Central Division champion Blues, but too little and too late. Game 2 is on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

(Video) Jason Zucker Goal in Game One Against the Blues

Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker scores an absolutely beautiful goal in game one against the St. Louis Blues. Zucker missed 27 games to a broken Clavicle. Zucker's return is like getting a player at the trade deadline. Zucker adds another speedy forward to an already fast lineup.
Via Goon's World
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Zucker scores twice in surprise 4-2 road win over Nashville, 12th straight road victory

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 08: Ryan Suter #20 of the Minnesota Wild skates against Craig Smith #15 of the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on October 8, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) It was a little bit after 10PM Central time on Tuesday when you heard a collective sigh of relief as the Wild clinched a spot in the 2015 Stanley Cup...
Via State of Hockey News
April 09, 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

Preview: Wild at Predators

The Minnesota Wild were headed in the wrong direction before locking up a playoff spot their last time out. The slumping Nashville Predators have long since clinched, but they can't seem to get it together with the postseason approaching. Minnesota tries to extend its franchise road winning streak to 12 while handing the Predators a fifth consecutive defeat Thursday night. The Wild...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild punch ticket to the playoffs with 11th-straight road win in 2-1 victory over Chicago

ST PAUL, MN – MAY 13: Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild takes the puck away from Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period in Game Six of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 13, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Familiar...
Via State of Hockey News
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild hold off Blackhawks for key victory

CHICAGO (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk made 32 saves, and the Minnesota Wild clinched a playoff spot with a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Mikael Granlund and Jason Zucker scored in the third period for the Wild, who were coming off a 2-0 home loss to Winnipeg on Monday night. It was Zucker's first game since he broke his collarbone in the first period of a 5-3 victory...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Zucker returns, helps Wild beat Blackhawks to clinch playoff spot

  Devan Dubnyk made 32 saves, and the Minnesota Wild clinched a playoff spot with a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Mikael Granlund and Jason Zucker scored in the third period for the Wild, who were coming off a 2-0 home loss to Winnipeg on Monday night. It was Zucker's first game since he broke his collarbone in the first period of a 5-3 victory over Vancouver...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild get F Zucker back for game against Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) The Minnesota Wild got a big lift Tuesday night when forward Jason Zucker returned from a broken collarbone. Zucker missed 27 games after he was hurt in the first period of a 5-3 victory over Vancouver on Feb. 9. He had surgery and was expected to miss three months, but was in the starting lineup for a big road game at Chicago. ''This is a hard time of the year to be...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Zucker May Return to Wild Sooner than Expected

View image | gettyimages.com The Minnesota Wild received some really good news. Their speedy forward Jason Zucker may return to the lineup sooner than expected. In 48 games, Zucker has scored (18g-5a—23pts). Zucker's 18 goals rank him fourth on the team in goal scoring despite missing the last 24 games. After watching Jason Zucker skate through a full-throttle practice Friday...
Via Goon's World
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild wary of letting up with playoff spot not quite secure

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have put themselves on solid footing for the playoffs. They're not in yet, though. The determination and desperation they've played with the last few months must be maintained to clinch a wild-card spot and have momentum for the postseason. Depth shouldn't be a problem. Injured forwards Matt Cooke and Jason Zucker have been skating...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 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
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