NATE PROSSER NEWS

Timely strikes by the Wild allow them to escape with a 2-1 victory in Dallas

Nate Prosser retreats as Dallas’ Jordie Benn enters the Wild zone. Today’s game sort of remind me of the World War II-film Kelly’s Heroes.  If you’re unfamiliar with this film, Lieutenant Kelly (Clint Eastwood) leads a rag-tag band of Army misfits behind enemy lines in order to steal $40 million dollars worth of gold bars from a bank in France.  Part of that band of misfits...
Via State of Hockey News
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild lose after Rangers score five in third

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Duclair scored his first NHL goal with 3:48 remaining, and Mats Zuccarello put the Rangers ahead 37 seconds later as New York stormed back from a three-goal deficit by scoring five times in the third period to stun the Minnesota Wild 5-4 Monday night. The Wild appeared to be in complete control when they carried a 3-0 lead into the third and held a 24-8 shots...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers score 5 in 3rd, rally to beat Wild 5-4

NEW YORK (AP) Anthony Duclair scored his first NHL goal with 3:48 remaining, and Mats Zuccarello put the Rangers ahead 37 seconds later as New York stormed back from a three-goal deficit by scoring five times in the third period to stun the Minnesota Wild 5-4 Monday night. The Wild appeared to be in complete control when they carried a 3-0 lead into the third and held a 24-8 shots...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild lose after Rangers score five in third

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Duclair scored his first NHL goal with 3:48 remaining, and Mats Zuccarello put the Rangers ahead 37 seconds later as New York stormed back from a three-goal deficit by scoring five times in the third period to stun the Minnesota Wild 5-4 Monday night. The Wild appeared to be in complete control when they carried a 3-0 lead into the third and held a 24-8 shots...
Via Fox Sports North
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild keep 2 rookie defensemen

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have set their active roster for the regular season by placing center Cody Almond and left wing Stephane Veilleux on waivers and right wing Justin Fontaine on injured reserve. The moves were made Monday, meaning rookie defensemen Matt Dumba and Christian Folin were on the team. Veterans Keith Ballard and Nate Prosser were also among the eight...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild claim Nate Prosser from the Blues

The St. Louis Blues tried to send Nate Prosser through waivers, but the Minnesota Wild stepped in and claimed the defenseman. The move came as a big surprise not because of the fact Prosser was claimed, but because of who claimed him. Prosser spent four years with Minnesota before leaving over the summer to sign a contract with the Blues. To reiterate, the Wild let Prosser leave...
Via Frozen Notes
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild claim D Nate Prosser after Blues put him on waivers

  The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from the St. Louis Blues. The Wild announced the move Thursday. Prosser became a free agent last summer and signed with St. Louis, only to be waived by the Blues this week. Prosser scored two goals and had six assists and 58 penalty minutes in 53 games with the Wild last season. The 28-year-old from Elk River...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild claim Nate Prosser off waivers from St. Louis

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from St. Louis. The Wild announced the move Thursday. Prosser became a free agent last summer and signed with St. Louis, only to be waived by the Blues this week. Prosser scored two goals and had six assists and 58 penalty minutes in 53 games with the Wild last season. The 28-year-old from Elk...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues sign two more players to one-year, two-way contracts

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues continue to stockpile players for their training camp roster, the latest being defenseman Nate Prosser, signed Tuesday to a one-year, two-way contract. Prosser, 28, totaled eight points (two goals, six assists) and 58 penalty minutes in 53 regular-season games with Minnesota last season. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound defenseman has spent parts of the past five seasons...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild have turned the page, ready for key offseason

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Xcel Energy Center was eerily silent Friday. No Christmas-colored lights reflecting off the glass. No sound of sticks colliding with pucks over the ambience of skates cutting up the ice. Save for a few media exchanges, the only noise came behind closed doors as general manager Chuck Fletcher, coach Mike Yeo and the rest of the Wild front office conducted player...
Via Fox Sports North
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild Saturday: Minnesota not feeling overconfident heading into Game 5

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- There's a trap lurking inside the Madhouse on Madison. The Wild knows it's there. It stumbled into a similar one two weeks ago. Riding the high of two convincing home wins that evened the Stanley Cup playoffs' Western Conference quarterfinal round at two games apiece, the West's top wild-card seed came out flat and never recovered in a Game 5 overtime loss April...
Via Fox Sports North
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche end of game scrum

Feisty end to a very good game between the Wild and Avalanche. 20:00 MIN Clayton Stoner Misconduct (10 min) - 10 min against Patrick Bordeleau20:00 COL Patrick Bordeleau Misconduct (10 min) - 10 min against Clayton Stoner20:00 COL Cody McLeod Misconduct (10 min) - 10 min against Nate Prosser20:00 MIN Nate Prosser Misconduct (10 min) - 10 min against Cody McLeodWild score...
Via Goon's World
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild’s third period push helps Minnesota get important 3-1 regulation win against Coyotes

Lots on the line tonight for the Minnesota Wild, both for the players and probably the Head Coach as well If you want to watch a game that pretty much has the season on the line, this is the game for you.  I know pessimism was my feeling for much of the day.  And it’s not just the game between the Wild and Phoenix.  There are the other games in the Western Conference for Wild...
Via State of Hockey News
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild vs. Red Things

One of my favorite games in gym class as a kid was 'Medic', a game similar to the classic game of Dodgeball.  Medic was played with both two teams and players who were knocked out of the game simply sat where they were struck but could return to action if a Medic stood and touched your shoulder for a count of one-thousand-one, one-thousand-two, one-thousand-three.  Each team had...
Via State of Hockey News
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild's 3rd period rally salvages point in 4-3 overtime loss to New Jersey

A few years back I did an annual article series called the 'Best and Worst Fans of the NHL' where I rated each of the fanbases in the league.  I rated each fanbase on average attendance in comparison to the capacity of their respective arena which also took into account their regular season record as well as internet presence.  Teams that don't draw at a 100% yet had a strong team...
Via State of Hockey News
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Matt Hendricks boards Wild's Nate Prosser

Someone tell my why Oilers forward Matt Hendricks isn't given a penalty on this play? Hendricks clearly hits Wild defenseman Nate Prosser from behind in the numbers.
Via Goon's World
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie McGinn hit on Nate Prosser and then John Mitchell scores a weak goal

Big hit by the Av's Jamie McGinn on Wild defenseman Nate Prosser. To add injury to insult, the Avalanche forward John Mitchell scores a weak goal on Minnesota Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper.
Via Goon's World
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 1/19/14

There are a couple games on today. You might catch them on TV. The Gophers are losing Philip Nelson next year. Here is a look at the candidates to fill out the depth chart next year. Haven’t mentioned this yet, but yes, the Vikings signed Mike Zimmer to be their coach. Also, Norv Turner is going to be the offensive coordinator! The NFL as Game of Thrones.  SCOREBOARD NCAAB (Yesterday...
Via The Rhino and Compass
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Prosser scores in overtime to give Wild win over Stars

The Minnesota Wild are finding a way to win without injured stars Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu. Nate Prosser scored his third career goal at 2:42 of overtime, lifting the Wild over the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night. "When you're playing the right way, it is going to be a different guy every night," Minnesota coach Mike Yeo said. "You can't have the same person going out and...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

HDM: Prosser's late-game heroics cap Hockey Day with Wild win

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Nate Prosser's Saturday started with a throwback to his roots, watching his high school team in Elk River play in and host the prep portion of Hockey Day in Minnesota. Prosser, the Minnesota Wild defenseman, put a finish on the day devoted to hockey in the state in a way only a movie writer could fathom. After watching Elk River beat Stillwater while waiting for...
Via Fox Sports North
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Prosser scores in overtime as Wild beat Stars 3-2

Nate Prosser scored his third career goal at 2:42 of overtime, lifting the Minnesota Wild over the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night. Prosser netted the winning score for the second time in as many games. The 27-year-old defenseman sent Nino Niederreiter's rebound past Kari Lehtonen's glove for Minnesota's third win in its last four games. Erik Haula and Ryan Suter also scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

HDM: Wild score in overtime for win over Stars

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Nate Prosser scored his third career goal at 2:42 of overtime, lifting the Minnesota Wild over the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night. Prosser netted the winning score for the second time in as many games, and Darcy Kuemper stopped 33 shots. Erik Haula and Ryan Suter also scored for the Wild. Ryan Garbutt and Alex Chiasson scored for the slumping Stars, who...
Via Fox Sports North
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Elk River's Nate Prosser buries overtime game winner for the Wild in 3-2 win over Dallas to ...

Maybe this ages me a bit but I remember my first and last Minnesota North Stars game.  My first was back in 1982 in a game against the Los Angeles Kings and my last was ten years later when the North Stars played the Ottawa Senators.  In both games the North Stars won, but with dramatically different rosters.  Steve Payne, Neal Broten, Dino Ciccarelli and Bryan Bellows back in...
Via State of Hockey News
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

HDM: Outdoor games hold special meaning in State of Hockey

ELK RIVER, Minn. -- Joel Otto grinned his way through the ceremonial puck drop, stepped off the ice and shook a few hands, then allowed himself to be taken in by the Handke Pit scene. The Stanley Cup winner is no stranger to the oval-shaped valley in the heart of Elk River. Before he played for the Calgary Flames, he learned to skate in this same earthen bowl. He grew up less than...
Via Fox Sports North
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars-Wild Preview

Despite being without two of their top skaters and their No. 1 goaltender, the Minnesota Wild have been playing some of their best hockey of late. With return dates for those players still uncertain, they'll try to keep rolling along Saturday night when they host the struggling Dallas Stars. Mikko Koivu and Zach Parise - two of the top four point scorers for the Wild (26-19-5)...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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