NINO NIEDERREITER NEWS

Capitals' Wilson takes lengthy visit to Wild's bench

Although Tom Wilson accepts his paychecks from the Washington Capitals, a stiff body check from fellow forward Nino Niederreiter resulted in the former nearly paying rent on the Minnesota Wild bench on Thursday.The upended Wilson found himself on the floor in front of the bench midway into second period before Minnesota defenseman Christian Folin appeared to grow tired of the uninvited...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: Value Picks, February 11th

The Fix always has a full breakdown of significant NHL slates for our Front Office subscribers, but now we’re also going to be highlighting a few value plays for everyone on most days with big NHL slates. Below you’ll find three or four players who are cheap and undervalued in today’s main DraftKings contests as well as some FanDuel contests from 7:00 pm on. If you’d like...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ Power Play Punishes the Wild For Three Goals as they Roll to a 4-1 Victory

COLUMBUS, OH – JANUARY 5: Marco Scandella #6 of the Minnesota Wild shoots the puck during the game against the Columbus Blue Jacketson January 5, 2016 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) Happy Hockey Day Minnesota 2016 everyone!  With all of the doom and gloom surrounding the Wild, Hockey Day Minnesota gives fans across the State of Hockey...
Via State of Hockey News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Blah Wild Effort Leads to a 2-1 Road Loss to Anaheim

ANAHEIM, CA – OCTOBER 18: Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild skates with the puck Anaheim Ducks during the second period of a game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on October 18, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) Ever make spaghetti?  For some people its all about the sauce and for others its all about the noodles.  How you...
Via State of Hockey News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Parise’s Hat Trick Powers Wild to 4-2 Win Over Columbus

COLUMBUS, OH – DECEMBER 31: Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild shoots the puck during the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on December 31, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus defeated Minnesota 3-1. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) There is an old saying “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.”  I kind of felt that way after...
Via State of Hockey News
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jagr Scores Twice as Wild Fall to Florida 2-1

SUNRISE, FL – NOVEMBER 24: Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild scores a goal past goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on November 24, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. The Wild defeated the Panthers 4-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) There is a collectable card game I own called On the Edge.  It was not a very popular game, though...
Via State of Hockey News
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Blues again struggle to score, fall 3-1 to Wild

ST. LOUIS -- Erik Haula remained poised and confident through a tough 17-game stretch without a goal."I tried to block out all of the bad stuff," the Minnesota Wild center said. "And just keep working hard."It finally paid off Thursday night. Haula broke a third-period tie, Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1.Nino Niederreiter and Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Dubnyk, Wild top Blues despite Parise injury

ST. LOUIS -- Erik Haula broke a third-period tie, Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Thursday night.Nino Niederreiter and Thomas Vanek also scored to help the Wild start a four-game trip with just their sixth road win of the season.Vladimir Tarasenko, the Blues' leading scorer, sat with a stomach ailment. St. Louis had won seven of its...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

GAMEDAY 34: A Jolly Christmas. Pens back in action at Minnesota.

Pittsburgh Penguins (16-14-3) at Minnesota Wild (18-9-6) 8:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports Excel Energy Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Pens couldn’t have asked for a better time to receive a three-day vacation as they will return from the break with both Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang back in the lineup as they head to Minnesota to play the Wild. The Pens will play seven of their...
Via The Pensblog
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild blank Avalanche, 3-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Darcy Kuemper stopped all nine shots he faced in relief of injured Devan Dubnyk and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday night.Dubnyk left a scoreless game with a lower-body injury midway through the second period after making 11 saves. Kuemper kept the shutout intact to earn his first win of the season.Matt Dumba opened the scoring on...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Strong team effort by Wild overwhelms Avalanche in 3-0 shutout

DENVER, CO – FEBRUARY 28: Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild pursues the puck against Alex Tanguay #40 of the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on February 28, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Reading between the lines is probably something I do all too often, but it is how my mind works.  I pay attention...
Via State of Hockey News
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins' Maatta not interested in watching Niederreiter hit

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta insists he's feeling better after an awkward fall sent him to the hospital last month.Just don't ask him to talk about it."I can’t really remember what happened, it happened so quickly," the 21-year-old Finn told the team's website on Monday. "It didn’t feel good. ... I actually haven’t even seen it. I don’t really want to watch...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Nino Niederreiter's hit on Olli Maatta

Here's the video of Minnesota Wild forward Nino Niederreiter's hit on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta. Make no mistake about it, this is a dangerous, reckless hit. That being said, Niederreiter is not a dirty player, not by any stretch of the imagination.I included the hit by Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy on Niederreiter. This play happened right before Nino's hit on...
Via Goon's World
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wild's Niederreiter will not face additional punishment for hit on Maatta

Minnesota Wild forward Nino Niederreiter will not face additional discipline from the NHL for shoving Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta into an open door on his team's bench, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.Maatta suffered an upper-body injury during the exchange midway into the second period of Tuesday's contest.The 21-year-old Finn exited the game...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild's Niederreiter dresses as Yoshi for Halloween (PHOTO)

Minnesota Wild forward Nino Niederreiter isn't one to shy away from a good time.When he's not flying on top of a plane, Niederreiter has no problem taking his party indoors - as he did recently to celebrate Halloween with fellow teammates Mikael Granlund and Erik Haula.For those of you scoring at home, Granlund is Captain Jack Sparrow of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series,...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild Strike Fast and Furious as they hold on to defeat Chicago 5-4

CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 07: Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks battle for the puck with Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild at the United Center on April 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Happy Halloween Wild fans as many hockey fan will be visiting arenas across North America dressed in costumes like blind officials or the Hanson...
Via State of Hockey News
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild vs. Ducks

The turmoil surrounding the Anaheim Ducks' awful start has carried over into a road trip that reportedly will be the deciding factor in whether or not coach Bruce Boudreau keeps his job.He doesn't have to go back too far for a reminder of how well his club is capable of playing.Anaheim looks to beat the Minnesota Wild for the second time in a week as it makes the second stop on a...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Niederreiter scores Wild's lone goal in loss to Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anton Khudobin rebounded from a rough outing with 34 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks got goals from Cam Fowler, Rickard Rakell and Mike Santorelli to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night for their first victory of the season.Khudobin, who was pulled less than 13 minutes into a 4-0 loss to the Arizona Coyotes last Wednesday after giving up three goals on eight...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Niederreiter scores Wild's lone goal in loss to Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anton Khudobin rebounded from a rough outing with 34 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks got goals from Cam Fowler, Rickard Rakell and Mike Santorelli to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night for their first victory of the season. Khudobin, who was pulled less than 13 minutes into a 4-0 loss to the Arizona Coyotes last Wednesday after giving up three goals on eight...
Via Fox Sports North
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Parise’s hat trick sparks comeback win in Wild’s opener

From time to time, Zach Parise will have nights that make you feel like the Minnesota Wild got a bargain by signing him to a 13-year, $98 million deal. Thursday was one of those nights, as Parise notched his first hat trick with Minnesota and helped spark an incredible third-period comeback as the Wild bested the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 to kick off the regular season. The first...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild's Niederreiter flies strapped on top of plane

Minnesota Wild forward Nino Niederreiter didn't ask for a window seat last month when he got on a plane to take a closer view of the Alps.Yes, you read that correctly - on a plane.Niederreiter strapped a chair to the outside of the Boeing Stearman biplane and received a bird's-eye view of the experience for 30 minutes at roughly 130 miles per hour."Scared to death," the 23-year-old...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Dumba scores twice, Wild rout visiting Jets 8-1

Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise added second-period goals to chase Winnipeg starter Michael Hutchinson. Dumba made it 7-0 late in the second, Jonas Brodin also scored, and Devan Dubnyk made 18 saves. Mathieu...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dumba, Wild blast Jets in 8-1 preseason rout

Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise added second-period goals to chase Winnipeg starter Michael Hutchinson. Dumba made it 7-0 late in the second, Jonas Brodin also scored, and Devan Dubnyk made 18 saves. Mathieu...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dumba, Wild blast Jets in 8-1 preseason rout

Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise added second-period goals to chase Winnipeg starter Michael Hutchinson. Dumba made it 7-0 late in the second, Jonas Brodin also scored, and Devan Dubnyk made 18 saves. Mathieu...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild, North Stars and Blackhawks fans have plenty to be giddy about in the Stadium Series Game

ST PAUL, MN – MAY 7: Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild checks Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks into the boards during the third period in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 7, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 4-3 to sweep the series. (Photo by Hannah...
Via State of Hockey News
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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