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Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues 2/6/2016 @ 7:00PM CST at Scottrade Center

Minnesota Wild (23-19-9)  55pts  6th in the Central 2.47 Goals For Per Game (21st in the NHL) 2.39 Goals Against Per Game (9th in the NHL) 17.7% Power Play (23rd in the NHL) 79.8% Penalty Kill (21st in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G  25A = 35pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 6G 26A = 32pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 14G 15A = 29pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 17G 11A = 28pts 5. #3...
Via State of Hockey News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. New York Rangers 2/4/2016 @ 6:00PM CST at Madison Square Garden

Minnesota Wild (23-18-9)  55pts  6th in the Central 2.48 Goals For Per Game (20th in the NHL) 2.36 Goals Against Per Game (9th in the NHL) 17.4% Power Play (22nd in the NHL) 79.3% Penalty Kill (24th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 25A = 35pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 6G 25A = 31pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 14G 15A = 29pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 17G 11A = 28pts 5. #3 Charlie...
Via State of Hockey News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. New York Islanders 2/2/2016 @ 6:00PM CST at Barclay’s Center

Minnesota Wild (23-17-9)  54pts  6th in the Central 2.47 Goals For Per Game (21st in the NHL) 2.31 Goals Against Per Game (6th in the NHL) 17.1% Power Play (23rd in the NHL) 80% Penalty Kill (20th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 25A = 35pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 6G 25A = 31pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 14G 15A = 29pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 17G 11A = 28pts 5. #3 Charlie...
Via State of Hockey News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild look to improve offense after All-Star break

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- As the Minnesota Wild reconvened from the All-Star break, their focus inevitably turned to an obvious goal.More goals.With that lackluster last month behind them, the Wild started February looking forward to a three-game road trip. They didn't find any magic formulas while on vacation to suddenly enhance the attack, so work and smarts will have to suffice."We're...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Back from the break, Wild try to revive offense

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) As the Minnesota Wild reconvened from the All-Star break, their focus inevitably turned to an obvious goal. More goals. With that lackluster last month behind them, the Wild started February looking forward to a three-game road trip. They didn't find any magic formulas while on vacation to suddenly enhance the attack, so work and smarts will have to suffice...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Arizona Coyotes 1/25/2016 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (23-17-8)  54pts  5th in the Central 2.50 Goals For Per Game (19th in the NHL) 2.33 Goals Against Per Game (7th in the NHL) 17.4% Power Play (18th in the NHL) 79.5% Penalty Kill (21st in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 24A = 34pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 6G 25A = 31pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 14G 15A = 29pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 17G 11A = 28pts 5. #64 Mikael...
Via State of Hockey News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild at Sharks preview

One of the most encouraging developments during San Jose's surge is how well the Sharks have been playing at home.The Minnesota Wild would like nothing more than to put a damper on that to conclude their road trip.San Jose looks to keep rolling as Minnesota tries to win back-to-back games for the first time in 2016 on Saturday night.The Sharks (24-18-3) are tied with Vancouver for...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild-Sharks Preview

One of the most encouraging developments during San Jose's surge is how well the Sharks have been playing at home. The Minnesota Wild would like nothing more than to put a damper on that to conclude their road trip. San Jose looks to keep rolling as Minnesota tries to win back-to-back games for the first time in 2016 on Saturday night. The Sharks (24-18-3) are tied with Vancouver...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg Jets 1/15/16 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (22-13-8)  52pts  4th in the Central 2.63 Goals For Per Game (14th in the NHL) 2.35 Goals Against Per game (7th in the NHL) 17.7% Power Play (21st in the NHL) 79.6% Penalty Kill (20th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 23A = 33pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 6G 24A = 30pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 14G 14A = 28pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 16G 11A = 27pts 5. #64...
Via State of Hockey News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars 1/9/16 @ 7:00PM CST at American Airlines Arena

Minnesota Wild (21-11-8)  50pts  4th in the Central 2.70 Goals For Per Game (11th in the NHL) 2.38 Goals Against Per Game (7th in the NHL) 18% Power Play (21st in the NHL) 79.4% Penalty Kill (20th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 22A = 32pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 5G 22A = 27pts 3. #11 Zach Parise ~ 15G 11A = 26pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 14A = 26pts 5. #64 Mikael...
Via State of Hockey News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild captain Koivu ready to play after hospital stay

Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu told reporters that he expects to return to the lineup versus the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, just two days removed from being sent to the hospital.Koivu lost his edge while tangling with Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard and crashed into the end boards in the first period of Minnesota's 4-2 win on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Finn...
Via Fox Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Wild lose captain, get hat trick, weather 3 goals in final minute

When the original ownership of the Minnesota Wild chose the franchise’s name in the late 1990s, they must have had Tuesday night in mind. Because the good people of Columbus, Ohio, who saw their Blue Jackets play host to Minnesota were certainly treated to a wild affair at Nationwide Arena.The first -- and scariest -- moment came little over a minute into the game, when Blue Jackets...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 1/5/2015 @ 6:00PM CST at Nationwide Arena

Minnesota Wild (20-10-7)  47pts  4th in the Central 2.66 Goals For Per Game (13th in the NHL) 2.34 Goals Against Per Game (6th in the NHL) 18.6% Power Play (19th in the NHL) 78.7% Penalty Kill (23rd in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 22A = 32pts 2. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 14A = 26pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 5G 20A = 25pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 11G 11A = 22pts 5. #3 Charlie...
Via State of Hockey News
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Florida Panthers 1/3/15 @ 5:00PM CST at BB&T Center

Minnesota Wild (20-10-7)  46pts  4th in the Central 2.70 Goals For Per Game (11th in the NHL) 2.35 Goals Against Per Game (5th in the NHL) 19.3% Power Play (14th in the NHL) 77.5% Penalty Kill (24th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 21A = 31pts 2. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 14A = 26pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 5G 19A = 24pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 11G 11A = 22pts 5. #3 Charlie...
Via State of Hockey News
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Wild Come Up Short in 3-2 Shootout Loss to Tampa Bay

TAMPA, FL – OCTOBER 17: Valtteri Filppula #51 of the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Minnesota Wild at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on October 17, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images) I hope you had fun ringing in the new year, and that you can still remember at least some of it!  2016 brings a new start for some, but one of those fresh starts that I’m...
Via State of Hockey News
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild vs. Blues

Generally strong defensive play and timely offense has the St. Louis Blues rolling toward the new year.The Minnesota Wild appear to be returning to their elite form in their own end - which seems to point to a low-scoring affair in Thursday night's matchup at Scottrade Center.St. Louis (23-12-4) defeated Nashville 4-3 in overtime Tuesday, winning for the sixth time in eight games...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Check out Blues rookie Fabbri with four goals in last five games

Generally strong defensive play and timely offense has the St. Louis Blues rolling toward the new year.The Minnesota Wild appear to be returning to their elite form in their own end - which seems to point to a low-scoring affair in Thursday night's matchup at Scottrade Center.St. Louis (23-12-4) defeated Nashville 4-3 in overtime Tuesday, winning for the sixth time in eight games...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Koivu, Wild enjoy atmosphere of outdoor practice (PHOTOS)

Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu felt very much at home when the team ventured out into the elements to participate in an outdoor practice on Tuesday.Wearing a hooded sweatshirt under his uniform, Koivu went through the paces in a practice open to the public at Braemar Arena Backyard Ice Rink in Edina, Minn. While Tuesday's events served as a toe in the water for the Wild before...
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild take down Red Wings, 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Mikko Koivu scored twice, Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves in a surprise appearance and the Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Monday night.Dubnyk suffered a cut on his arm in practice Sunday and had to have stitches. He was expected to sit, but Darcy Kuemper was announced out with an upper-body injury about an hour before the game.Charlie Coyle scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Koivu, Dubnyk lead Wild to big win over Red Wings

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Mikko Koivu scored twice, Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves in a surprise appearance and the Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Monday night.Dubnyk suffered a cut on his arm in practice Sunday and had to have stitches. He was expected to sit, but Darcy Kuemper was announced out with an upper-body injury about an hour before the game.Charlie Coyle scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Koivu scores twice, Wild beat Red Wings 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Mikko Koivu scored twice, Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves in a surprise appearance and the Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Monday night. Dubnyk suffered a cut on his arm in practice Sunday and had to have stitches. He was expected to sit, but Darcy Kuemper was announced out with an upper-body injury about an hour before the game. Charlie Coyle...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2 goal night by Koivu caps off 3-1 home win by Wild over Red Wings

NEWARK, NJ – DECEMBER 11: Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 11, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) I’m going to admit to you that I have no real desire to watch this game. With the decided lack of effort the Wild...
Via State of Hockey News
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Detroit Red Wings 12/28/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (18-10-6)  42pts  4th in the Central 2.71 Goals For Per Game (10th in the NHL) 2.44 Goals Against Per Game (11th in the NHL) 19.6% Power Play (13th in the NHL) 77.1% Penalty Kill (28th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 8G 21A = 29pts 2. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 11G 14A = 25pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 5G 19A = 24pts 4. #64 Mikael Granlund ~ 3G 18A = 21pts 5. #11...
Via State of Hockey News
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Montreal Canadiens 12/22/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (17-9-6)  40pts  4th in the Central 2.78 Goals For Per Game (8th in the NHL) 2.47 Goals Against Per Game (10th in the NHL) 20.6% Power Play (10th in the NHL) 77.2% Penalty Kill (25th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 8G 21A = 29pts 2. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 11G 13A = 24pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 5G 19A = 24pts 4. #64 Mikael Granlund ~ 3G 17A = 20pts 5. #11...
Via State of Hockey News
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators 12/19/2015 @ 7:00PM at Bridgestone Arena

Minnesota Wild (17-7-6)  40pts  3rd in the Central 2.80 Goals For Per Game (8th in the NHL) 2.33 Goals Against Per Game (6th in the NHL) 20.8% Power Play (9th in the NHL) 77.8% Penalty Kill (25th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 8G 20A = 28pts 2. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 11G 13A = 24pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 5G 19A = 24pts 4. #11 Zach Parise ~ 10G 9A = 19pts 5. #64 Mikael...
Via State of Hockey News
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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