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The Wild are on the verge of the playoffs, and that makes Colorado angry

The Wild played Colorado in Denver tonight, and completed a full season beat down the Wild have had over the Avs. Not only that, but they knocked the Avs out of the playoffs last year as well. Basically, Minnesota has owned the Avalanche for about a year now. The Wild are running hot, and the Avalanche are not. With only 3 seconds left, Patrick Roy sent a goon in Cody McLeod out...
Via The Rhino and Compass
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Game #62: Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche 2/28/2015 @ 9:00PM CST at Pepsi Center

Minnesota Wild (32-22-7)  71pts  5th in the Central 2.80 Goals For (12th) 2.59 Goals Against (15th) 15.7% Power Play (26th) 86.1% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 25G 21 A = 46pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 13G 26A = 39pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 28A = 38pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 21G 9A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6...
Via State of Hockey News
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game #61: Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators 2/26/2015 @ 7:30PM CST at Bridgestone Arena

Minnesota Wild (31-22-7)  69pts  5th in the Central 2.78 Goals For (15th) 2.60 Goals Against (14th) 15.9% Power Play (26th) 86% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 25G  21A = 46pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G  29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 13G  26A = 39pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G  28A = 38pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G  28A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6...
Via State of Hockey News
2 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #60: Minnesota Wild vs. Edmonton Oilers 2/24/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (31-21-7)  69pts  5th in the Central 2.81 Goals For (14th) 2.61 Goals Against (12th) 16.1% Power Play (26th) 85.8% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 25G 21A = 46pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 26A = 38pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 28A = 38pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 28A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild score team-record 6 times in third period to beat Stars

  The Minnesota Wild have been on quite a run the past month, but they'd never had a period like the final one Sunday night. Zach Parise scored twice and the Wild set a franchise record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars. The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscoring the opposition 40-19 during that stretch to get into...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild score record 6 times in 3rd period to beat Stars

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have been on quite a run the past month, but they'd never had a period like the final one Sunday night. Zach Parise scored twice and the Wild set a franchise record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars. The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscoring the opposition 40-19 during that...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild score record 6 times in 3rd period to beat Stars

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have been on quite a run the past month, but they'd never had a period like the final one Sunday night. Zach Parise scored twice and the Wild set a franchise record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars. The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscoring the opposition 40-19 during that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild score record six goals in third period to beat Stars

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Zach Parise scored twice and the Minnesota Wild set a team record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscoring the opposition 40-18 during that stretch to get into playoff position for the first time since Nov. 24. Mikko Koivu, Stephane Veilleux...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild score record 6 times in 3rd period to beat Stars 6-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Zach Parise scored twice and the Minnesota Wild set a team record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscoring the opposition 40-18 during that stretch to get into playoff position for the first time since Nov. 24. Mikko Koivu, Stephane Veilleux...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild score record six goals in third period to beat Stars

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Zach Parise scored twice and the Minnesota Wild set a team record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscoring the opposition 40-18 during that stretch to get into playoff position for the first time since Nov. 24. Mikko Koivu, Stephane Veilleux...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #59: Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars 2/22/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (30-21-7)  67pts  5th in the Central 2.76 Goals For (17th) 2.62 Goals Against (13th) 15.8% Power Play (26th) 86.1% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 23G 21A = 44pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 26A = 38pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 9G 28A = 37pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 28A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #58: Minnesota Wild vs. Edmonton Oilers 2/20/2015 @ 8:00PM CST at Rexall Place

Minnesota Wild (29-21-7)  65pts  5th in the Central 2.74 Goals For (18th) 2.67 Goals Against (18th) 15.8% Power Play (26th) 86.1% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 23G 19A = 42pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 25A = 37pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 9G 26A = 35pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 28A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Wild 3, Flames 2 (OT)

The Calgary Flames are one of the NHL's best comeback teams and also dangerous in overtime. The Minnesota Wild overcame another Calgary rally. Minnesota carried a 2-1 lead after the first period, but the Flames tied the score midway through the third. Each team earned a point, but the Wild took the extra point when Mikko Koivu scored early in overtime. Koivu's goal helped Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild fend off Flames in overtime

CALGARY, Alberta -- Mikko Koivu scored 1:50 into overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Alone in the slot, Koivu took a pass from Charlie Coyle and moved in on Jonas Hiller. Koivu put a shot over the goalie's shoulder for his ninth goal this season. The Wild improved to 5-7 in overtime. The Flames fell to 11-4. Justin Fontaine...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild fend off Flames in overtime

CALGARY, Alberta -- Mikko Koivu scored 1:50 into overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Alone in the slot, Koivu took a pass from Charlie Coyle and moved in on Jonas Hiller. Koivu put a shot over the goalie's shoulder for his ninth goal this season. The Wild improved to 5-7 in overtime. The Flames fell to 11-4. Justin Fontaine...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Koivu scores OT winner, lifts Wild to victory over Flames

  Mikko Koivu scored 1:50 into overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Alone in the slot, Koivu took a pass from Charlie Coyle and moved in on Jonas Hiller. Koivu put a shot over the goalie's shoulder for his ninth goal this season. The Wild improved to 5-7 in overtime. The Flames fell to 11-4. Justin Fontaine and Matt Dumba...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dumba, Koivu bail out Wild in 3-2 Overtime Road Victory Over Calgary

CALGARY, AB – JANUARY 29: T.J. Brodie #7 (C) and Mark Giordano #5 (R) of the Calgary Flames fight for the puck in front of their net against Thomas Vanek #26 of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 29, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Minnesota Wild defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) Bad ice, jet leg,...
Via State of Hockey News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #56: Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks 2/16/2015 @ 9:00PM CST at Rogers Arena

Minnesota Wild (28-20-7)  63pts  5th in the Central 2.74 Goals For (17th) 2.67 Goals Against (18th) 15.9% Power Play (26th) 85.7% Penalty Kill (4th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 23G 19A = 42pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 24A = 38pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 8G 26A = 34pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 28A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
12 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Bjugstad scores in return home but Panthers fall to Wild

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #54: Minnesota Wild vs. Florida Panthers 2/12/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (26-20-7)  59pts  5th in the Central 2.70 Goals For (16th) 2.70 Goals Against (18th) 15.7% Power Play (26th) 85% Penalty Kill (4th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 21G 19A = 40pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 11G 29A = 40pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 10G 22A = 32pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 8G 23A = 31pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 26A = 28pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Devan Dubnyk experiencing a resurgence in Minnesota

Sergei Belski, USA TODAY Sports   It seems like just yesterday when the entire world was blaming head coach Mike Yeo for the Minnesota Wild’s troubles. Turns out maybe he wasn’t the issue after all. That has become somewhat apparent since the arrival of goalie Devan Dubnyk. Yes, that’s the same Devan Dubnyk who was ostracized by Edmonton, bottoming out last year before...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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