NATE PROSSER NEWS

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
17 days ago  |  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...
Via State of Hockey News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video- Nate Prosser Elbow On Tim Sestito

Prosser received five for elbowing and a game misconduct. via Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger on the health of Sestito,  He’s coherent. He feels alright but wasn’t able to come back,” DeBoer said. Scroll to the :20 second mark for the hit.
Via Kukla's Korner
25 days ago  |  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...
Via State of Hockey News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild summons extra stamina in OT victory over Canucks

The Wild, aiming to make the playoffs for the second year in a row, capped off a productive two days Friday night. Twenty-four hours after shutting out Edmonton, the Wild overcame clear fatigue in an intense battle by walking out of Rogers Arena with a 2-1 victory after a seven-round shootout against the Vancouver Canucks. Justin Fontaine, on his first career shootout attempt,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 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's OT goal sends Wild over Stars

You couldn’t have scripted a better ending. On the day that “Hockey Day Minnesota” visited Elk River, one of the city’s native sons made the day even more memorable. One game after he scored his first career game-winning goal, Nate Prosser capped hockey’s daylong celebration with his first career overtime winner. With 2 minutes, 18 seconds left in OT, Prosser pinched...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
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...
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Prosser continues solid play in Wild's 4-1 victory over Edmonton

Nate Prosser has gone from being an everyday scratch to a 17-minute-a-night defenseman on the Wild’s second pair. The Elk River native, who has played 12 consecutive games since being scratched for three consecutive weeks, continued his solid play in place of injured Jared Spurgeon on Thursday night by sparking an offensive explosion from the Wild. Prosser’s first goal in nearly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Prosser ends goalless drought in Wild victory

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Nate Prosser could hear the restlessness growing from the Minnesota Wild fans at the Xcel Energy Center during Thursday night's second period. The Edmonton Oilers were controlling play and keeping the puck in the offensive zone for a good portion of the second period. Only Edmonton was held scoreless during the stretch and couldn't mount much of an offensive...
Via Fox Sports North
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pominville, Prosser propel Wild to victory over Oilers

Jason Pominville had a goal and an assist, Nate Prosser scored for the first time in 68 games, and the Minnesota Wild beat the new-look Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night. Justin Fontaine and Jason Zucker also scored to help the Wild win for the sixth time in eight games and bounce back after getting shutout on Tuesday. Jordan Eberle scored his 15th goal for the Oilers, who...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild bounce back from shutout with 4-1 win over Oilers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jason Pominville had a goal and an assist, Nate Prosser scored for the first time in 68 games, and the Minnesota Wild beat the new-look Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night. Justin Fontaine and Jason Zucker also scored to help the Wild win for the sixth time in eight games and bounce back after getting shutout on Tuesday. Jordan Eberle scored his 15th goal...
Via Fox Sports North
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 10/21 - 10/27

Last week's edition of Hockey Fights of the Week featured several lopsided bouts. If your thirst for beatings was quenched last week, you'll be happy to know things are bit more balanced this week. Ready to judge some close scraps? Of course you are.  5. Brandon Mashinter (NYR) vs Wayne Simmonds (PHI) - Oct 24 This fight has some pretty incredible moments. First...
Via Bloguin Best
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Last week's edition of Hockey Fights of the Week featured several lopsided bouts. If your thirst for beatings was quenched last week, you'll be happy to know things are bit more balanced this week. Ready to judge some close scraps? Of course you are.  5. Brandon Mashinter (NYR) vs Wayne Simmonds (PHI) - Oct 24 This fight has some pretty incredible moments. First...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Brad Ratgen: The Case For Playing Nate Prosser Before Deciding on Dumba

Now that we have successfully freed Jason Zucker from the grips of the Iowa Wild (albeit at the expense of a one month injury time out for Charlie Coyle), it’s time we take a look at the Wild defense and attempt to see if Nate Prosser is getting a bum deal or not. Ask any plugged in Wild fan and they will tell you that before Matt Dumba enters the blue line conversation,...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Wild Prospect Camp, new faces but the same goals

For some players, its about trying to show a team the potential that they felt they had drafted.  For others, its about trying to show a team the potential they wish they had drafted.  Either way, impressions are made and a player can find themselves closer to their dream of playing in the NHL or at some other level of professional hockey.  Just because you shine or play well...
Via State of Hockey News
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild Tuesday: No time to dwell on last loss

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Before the Wild and Flames met Saturday, Flames coach Bob Hartley called out his team for being soft. Since then, Calgary has responded with two straight wins, defeating the Wild on Saturday and Phoenix on Sunday. The Flames now have 17 points, one fewer than the Wild. A Calgary win Tuesday would put it ahead of Minnesota in the Western Conference standings...
Via Fox Sports North
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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