MINNESOTA WILD NEWS

Sean Bergenheim breaks Nathan MacKinnon’s nose

Nathan MacKinnon’s 2014-15 is the perfect example of a sophomore slump. In his second year in the NHL, MacKinnon is poised to fall well short of matching his offensive numbers from his rookie seasons. To make matters worse, MacKinnon was on the receiving end of a brutal check from Sean Bergenheim which left MacKinnon with a broken nose. There was no penalty on the play. As you...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sean Bergenheim breaks Nathan MacKinnon’s nose

Nathan MacKinnon’s 2014-15 is the perfect example of a sophomore slump. In his second year in the NHL, MacKinnon is poised to fall well short of matching his offensive numbers from his rookie seasons. To make matters worse, MacKinnon was on the receiving end of a brutal check from Sean Bergenheim which left MacKinnon with a broken nose. There was no penalty on the play. As you...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Avalanche And Wild Get Extremely Chippy, Punches Thrown Between Benches

GIF: Cody McLeod crashes the net, Devan Dubnyk gives him a good solid two-handed whack. Goal. pic.twitter.com/OIuWJi59hw — CJ Fogler (@cjzero) March 1, 2015 The Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild were rather hostile towards one another on Saturday night. It started when Avalanche forward Cody McLeod took a shot at Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk and […] The post The Avalanche And...
Via Diehardsport
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cody McLeod Jumps Mikael Granlund and Fights Charlie Coyle

I want to be clear, I am all for fighting and sticking up for your teammates. I get that, but what the heck is Cody McLeod doing? Or better yet, what is Avalanche coach Patrick Roy doing?My question is: Wouldn't this be an intent to injure? McLeod took a run against an unexpecting player after the faceoff. I don't know?Second, Charlie Coyle and Mikael Granlund are skilled players...
Via Goon's World
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clutch efforts from 4th line and penalty kill lead the charge in 3-1 road win over Colorado

ST PAUL, MN – APRIL 21: Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild shoots the puck as teammate Zach Parise #11 looks on along with Semyon Varlamov #1 and Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche during overtime in Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 1-0...
Via State of Hockey News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Wild are on the verge of the playoffs, and that makes Colorado angry

The Wild played Colorado in Denver tonight, and completed a full season beat down the Wild have had over the Avs. Not only that, but they knocked the Avs out of the playoffs last year as well. Basically, Minnesota has owned the Avalanche for about a year now. The Wild are running hot, and the Avalanche are not. With only 3 seconds left, Patrick Roy sent a goon in Cody McLeod out...
Via The Rhino and Compass
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fontaine, Dubnyk come up big in Wild's win over Avalanche

  Justin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Erik Haula and Jason Pominville also scored for the Wild, who improved to 4-0 against Colorado this season. They have outscored the Avalanche 12-1. Dubnyk started his 20th straight game since joining the Wild in a...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wild beat Avalanche in Dubnyk's 20th straight start

DENVER (AP) -- Justin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Erik Haula and Jason Pominville also scored for the Wild, who improved to 4-0 against Colorado this season. They have outscored the Avalanche 12-1. Dubnyk started his 20th straight game since joining the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fontaine, Dubnyk help Wild to 3-1 win over Avalanche

DENVER (AP) Justin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Erik Haula and Jason Pominville also scored for the Wild, who improved to 4-0 against Colorado this season. They have outscored the Avalanche 12-1. Dubnyk started his 20th straight game since joining the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wild beat Avalanche in Dubnyk's 20th straight start

DENVER (AP) -- Justin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Erik Haula and Jason Pominville also scored for the Wild, who improved to 4-0 against Colorado this season. They have outscored the Avalanche 12-1. Dubnyk started his 20th straight game since joining the...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ratings Roundup: Minnesota Wild, Indiana Pacers, PBA Bowling

The Minnesota Wild have been lighting up the local TV ratings recently. In other news, local ratings have declined for Indiana Pacers games, and ESPN turned in a solid audience for a PBA event that took place last month. Wild Ratings Hot on FS North, NBCSN Minnesota Wild NHL regular season games have averaged a [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game #62: Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche 2/28/2015 @ 9:00PM CST at Pepsi Center

Minnesota Wild (32-22-7)  71pts  5th in the Central 2.80 Goals For (12th) 2.59 Goals Against (15th) 15.7% Power Play (26th) 86.1% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 25G 21 A = 46pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 13G 26A = 39pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 28A = 38pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 21G 9A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6...
Via State of Hockey News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Wild 4, Predators 2

There would be no letdown for the Minnesota Wild against the NHL's top team on Thursday. Following a disappointing home loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, Minnesota went on the road and beat the Predators 4-2. Nashville, who leads the NHL in points, had previously lost three home games all season before the Wild earned their 14th win in the past 19 games. A lackluster first...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Niederreiter scores twice as Wild beat Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, and the Minnesota Wild beat Nashville 4-2 Thursday night, handing the Predators only their fourth regulation loss on home ice this season. Devan Dubnyk also made 27 saves as he improved to 14-3-2 since being acquired by Minnesota in mid-January. With the win, the Wild moved back into the final wild-card spot in the Western...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Niederreiter scores twice as Wild beat Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, and the Minnesota Wild beat Nashville 4-2 Thursday night, handing the Predators only their fourth regulation loss on home ice this season. Devan Dubnyk also made 27 saves as he improved to 14-3-2 since being acquired by Minnesota in mid-January. With the win, the Wild moved back into the final wild-card spot in the Western...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dubnyk wins his 14th with Wild in 4-2 win over Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, and the Minnesota Wild beat Nashville 4-2 Thursday night, handing the Predators only their fourth regulation loss on home ice this season. Devan Dubnyk also made 27 saves as he improved to 14-3-2 since being acquired by Minnesota in mid-January. With the win, the Wild moved back into the final wild-card spot in the Western...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

3rd and 4th lines power Wild to 4-2 win in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 08: Ryan Suter #20 of the Minnesota Wild skates against Craig Smith #15 of the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on October 8, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) Well considering that things didn’t go quite accordingly to plan on Tuesday night against Edmonton, tonight needs to be a re-set game. Tonight is the...
Via State of Hockey News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nino Niederreiter Game-Winning Goal Against the Predators

Check out this is a sweet goal by Minnesota Wild forward Nino Niederreiter. That's the 20th goal of the season for Niederreiter. Nino would score his 21st of the year to ice the game for the Wild. Finally, 21 goals is a career high for Niederreiter.
Via Goon's World
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild vs. Predators preview

Sean Bergenheim has experienced some success in the playoffs, and he made it clear when he demanded a trade that he wanted to be sent to a postseason contender. Now the Minnesota Wild just have to get there. The newly acquired forward is expected to make his team debut as visiting Minnesota looks to avoid dropping a fourth straight meeting with the NHL-leading Nashville Predators...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hulsizer replaces Falcone as Wild minority owners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have swapped minority owners, with Chicago financier Matthew Hulsizer replacing New York hedge fund manager Philip Falcone on majority owner Craig Leopold's board of directors. The change was announced Wednesday. Hulsizer, whose bid to buy the Arizona Coyotes two years ago fell through, is the co-founder and chief executive officer of PEAK6...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hulsizer replaces Falcone as Wild minority owners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have swapped minority owners, with Chicago financier Matthew Hulsizer replacing New York hedge fund manager Philip Falcone on majority owner Craig Leopold's board of directors. The change was announced Wednesday. Hulsizer, whose bid to buy the Arizona Coyotes two years ago fell through, is the co-founder and chief executive officer of PEAK6...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild swap minority owners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have swapped minority owners, with Chicago financier Matthew Hulsizer replacing New York hedge fund manager Philip Falcone on majority owner Craig Leopold's board of directors. The change was announced Wednesday. Hulsizer, whose bid to buy the Arizona Coyotes two years ago fell through, is the co-founder and chief executive officer of PEAK6...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild reassign Keranen to AHL

Michael Keranen's NHL debut will have to wait. Keranen, a rookie forward signed out of the Finnish Elite League last summer, was recalled by the Minnesota Wild last week but was reassigned to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Wednesday after being a healthy scratch for four games. Minnesota added a forward to its team on Tuesday night by acquiring veteran Sean Bergenheim...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers pull stunner, upset Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lackluster effort by Wild dooms them to 2-1 loss against Oilers

EDMONTON, AB – FEBRUARY 20: Teddy Purcell #16 of the Edmonton Oilers chases Christian Folin of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game at Rexall Place on February 20, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) As one of my fellow members of the Wild message boards said today, the “Minnesota Wild Cupcakes Tour 2015″ ends tonight. The thinking is that...
Via State of Hockey News
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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