MINNESOTA WILD NEWS

Wild buried early in return home

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild head coach Mike Yeo gave thought to pulling goaltender Darcy Kuemper after Los Angeles scored twice. Yeo contemplated the decision again after another goal. Not pulling Kuemper early enough was among Yeo's regrets as the Wild lost 4-0 to Los Angeles. Kuemper allowed four goals on 10 shots in the first period. Niklas Backstrom replaced Kuemper in...
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Kings blank Wild, 4-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Dustin Brown's goal and assist helped ignite a four-goal first period, Martin Jones earned his fifth career shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Wednesday night. Mike Richards, Tyler Toffoli and Justin Williams also scored for the Kings, who won on the road for just the second time this season. Starting his second straight game...
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Kings blank Wild, 4-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Dustin Brown's goal and assist helped ignite a four-goal first period, Martin Jones earned his fifth career shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Wednesday night. Mike Richards, Tyler Toffoli and Justin Williams also scored for the Kings, who won on the road for just the second time this season. Starting his second straight game...
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Kings score 4 goals in 1st period, beat Wild 4-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Dustin Brown's goal and assist helped ignite a four-goal first period, Martin Jones earned his fifth career shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Wednesday night. Mike Richards, Tyler Toffoli and Justin Williams also scored for the Kings, who won on the road for just the second time this season. Starting his second straight game and...
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Wild unable to dig out of 4-goal 1st period deficit as they fall 4-0 in home loss to Los Angeles

Zach Parise races into the Los Angeles zone. For grown ups, the holidays are often a nice excuse to return home to the comforts of family.  It entails packing up into the car, driving some untold distance and then sort of getting reacquainted with the family members you have not seen in a while.  At least this is what happens if you’re lucky.  The holidays can sometimes be...
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Game #21: Minnesota Wild vs. Los Angeles Kings 11/26/2014 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (12-8-0)  24pts  5th in the Central 2.85 Goals For (9th) 2.20 Goals Against (4th) 9.2% Power Play (29th) 87.5% Penalty Kill (5th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 8G 6A = 14pts 2. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 10G 3A = 13pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 4G 9A = 13pts 4. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 10A = 11pts 5. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 1G 10A = 11pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
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Panthers' Bjugstad, Wild's Haula pen latest chapter of their friendly rivalry

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Nick Bjugstad and Erik Haula had often talked of this day during their time together at the University of Minnesota. Members of the Golden Gophers' prestigious hockey club from 2010-13, Haula and Bjugstad shared similar NHL aspirations and hoped that once the book had closed on their collegiate careers that they would meet again on hockey's biggest stage...
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Jason Zucker scores twice to lead Wild past Panthers

  The Minnesota Wild started fast and finished strong. Jason Zucker scored two goals to lead the Wild over the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, and Mikko Koivu had two assists. Zach Parise added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Minnesota scored two first-period goals, then held off a late surge by the Panthers to win for the fifth...
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Zucker, Wild cruise past Panthers, 4-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Zucker scored two goals to lead the Minnesota Wild over the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, and Mikko Koivu had two assists. Zach Parise added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots to help the Wild win for the fifth time in six games. Shawn Thornton scored for the Panthers...
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Roberto Luongo has 35 saves in Panthers loss to Wild

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Zucker scored two goals to lead the Minnesota Wild over the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, and Mikko Koivu had two assists. Zach Parise added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots to help the Wild win for the fifth time in six games. Shawn Thornton scored for the Panthers...
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Zucker, Wild cruise past Panthers, 4-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Zucker scored two goals to lead the Minnesota Wild over the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, and Mikko Koivu had two assists. Zach Parise added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots to help the Wild win for the fifth time in six games. Shawn Thornton scored for the Panthers...
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Roberto Luongo has 35 saves in Panthers' loss to Wild

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Zucker scored two goals to lead the Minnesota Wild over the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, and Mikko Koivu had two assists. Zach Parise added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots to help the Wild win for the fifth time in six games. Shawn Thornton scored for the Panthers...
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Zucker scores twice to help Wild earn 4-1 road win over Florida

Can the Wild stop the red-hot Nick Bjugstad? All Star Games are often boring not only because they don’t really matter but in many cases the players are not trying that hard.  In NHL All Star games, what often makes them boring is the ridiculous unselfishness of some of the players.  While no one likes a puck hog, players often overhandle the puck or try to pass one too many...
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Zucker scores twice to lead Wild past Panthers 4-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Jason Zucker scored two goals to lead the Minnesota Wild over the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, and Mikko Koivu had two assists. Zach Parise added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots to help the Wild win for the fifth time in six games. Shawn Thornton scored for the Panthers, and...
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Panthers vs. Wild sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Florida Panthers game against the Minnesota Wild. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
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Game #20: Minnesota Wild vs. Florida Panthers 11/24/14 @ 6:00PM, BB&T Center

Minnesota Wild (11-8-0)  22pts  5th in the Central 2.79 Goals For (11th) 2.26 Goals Against (6th) 9.7% Power Play (28th) 86.9% Penalty Kill (5th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 7G 6A = 13pts 2. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 9G 3A = 12pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 4G 8A = 12pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 1G 10A = 11pts 5. #3 Charlie Coyle ~ 2G 8A = 10pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
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Minnesota Wild at Florida Panthers game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Wild coach Mike Yeo took away mostly positives despite Minnesota having its win streak snapped the last time out, but Zach Parise remains concerned about the club's power play. Minnesota could have a tough time scoring in any situation if Roberto Luongo is in net for the host Florida Panthers on Monday night. The...
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Minnesota Wild at Florida Panthers game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Wild coach Mike Yeo took away mostly positives despite Minnesota having its win streak snapped the last time out, but Zach Parise remains concerned about the club's power play. Minnesota could have a tough time scoring in any situation if Roberto Luongo is in net for the host Florida Panthers on Monday night. The Wild...
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Wild-Panthers Preview

Wild coach Mike Yeo took away mostly positives despite Minnesota having its win streak snapped the last time out, but Zach Parise remains concerned about the club's power play. Minnesota could have a tough time scoring in any situation if Roberto Luongo is in net for the host Florida Panthers on Monday night. The Wild (11-8-0) had 15 goals, including four on the power play, during...
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Lightning clips Wild, 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which won...
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Pass-ive play costs Wild as they snap 4-game winning streak in 2-1 loss to Tampa Bay

Zach Parise tries to corral a loose puck. I remember when I was in 4th grade, and I was involved in a lot of different sports including basketball.  I played in a simple house league in my hometown, and they had two tournaments with one in the middle of the season and one at the end.  In the mid-season tournament where teams are paired effectively at random, my team which was pretty...
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Lightning vs. Wild sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Tampa Bay Lightning's game against the Minnesota Wild. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
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Game #19: Minnesota Wild vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 11/22/14 @ 6:00PM CST at Amalie Arena

Minnesota Wild (11-7-0)  22pts  4th in the Central 2.89 Goals For (8th) 2.28 Goals Against (8th) 10.2% Power Play (28th) 88.1% Penalty Kill (5th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 9G 3A = 12pts 2. #11 Zach Parise ~ 6G 6A = 12pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 4G 8A = 12pts 4. #3 Charlie Coyle ~ 2G 8A = 10pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 9A = 10pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
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Zucker's goal in final minute gives Wild win over Flyers

  Jason Zucker scored with 45.4 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Nino Niederreiter had a goal and an assist and Marco Scandella also scored for the Wild, who won their fourth straight. Darcy Kuemper stopped 37 shot. Mark Streit and Claude Giroux scored for the Flyers, who lost their fourth straight. Ray Emery...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Zucker nets winner in final minute, Wild down Flyers

When the captain struck for a late power-play goal, it appeared the Flyers struggles in the standings were finally over. Just three minutes separated the Flyers from at least a point and a chance for more. But in the final minute, it all changed on a broken play. The puck took a strange hop off the end boards and went straight to the stick of Ryan Suter who threaded a pass to...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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