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Christian Folin reassigned to Iowa Wild

Christian Folin reassigned to Iowa. (Photo/Getty Images)The Minnesota Wild has reassigned defenseman Christian Folin to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Folin, who has only skated in two games since March 6, will hopefully get more playing time in Iowa. While at the National Hockey League (NHL) level this year, the defenseman has tallied 10 points (2g, 8a), a plus...
Via Mill City Sports
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Watch TUTO goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen score a goal, sending the announcer into spasms

TUTO goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen, a Minnesota Wild draft pick playing in Finland's second tier pro league, scored a great one Saturday against KooKoo. (Yes, for real...)Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Los Angeles Kings Fail to Gain Separation in Standings After 4-1 Loss to the Minnesota Wild

Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild scores a goal against Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings during the game on March 28, 2015 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images/ESPN) The Los Angeles Kings came into their matchup against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday in third place in the Pacific Division, one...
Via The Sports Journal
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RECAP: Dubnyk stops 31 shots as Wild beat Kings 4-1

Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 35th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. Niederreiter had a power-play goal with 3:03 left to play and Koivu added an empty netter with 1:22 remaining to seal Minnesota's fifth straight win. The Wild snapped the Kings' three-game winning...
Via AP on Fox
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Dubnyk shines, Quick gets pulled as Wild proove too much for Kings

  Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 35th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. Niederreiter had a power-play goal with 3:03 left to play and Koivu added an empty netter with 1:22 remaining to seal Minnesota's fifth straight win. The Wild snapped the Kings' three-game winning...
Via AP on Fox
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Koivu, Niederreiter and Stewart oh my as Wild prevail 4-1 over the Kings

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 31: Marian Gaborik #12 of the Los Angeles Kings and Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild skate after a puck during the second period at Staples Center on March 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Are you staying up later to tune into late-night hockey games?  Are you finding yourself checking out scores almost obsessively...
Via State of Hockey News
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wild crown Kings, 4-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 35th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. Niederreiter had a power-play goal with 3:03 left to play and Koivu added an empty netter with 1:22 remaining to seal Minnesota's fifth straight win. The Wild snapped the...
Via AP on Fox
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Dubnyk stops 31 shots as Wild beat Kings 4-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 35th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. Niederreiter had a power-play goal with 3:03 left to play and Koivu added an empty netter with 1:22 remaining to seal Minnesota's fifth straight win. The Wild snapped the...
Via AP on Fox
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Game #76: Minnesota Wild vs. Los Angeles Kings 3/28/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (43-25-7)  93pts 4th in the Central 2.81 Goals For (11th) 2.44 Goals Against (9th) 15.4% Power Play (27th) 86.9% Penalty Kill (1st) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 30G 28A = 58pts 2. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 20G 30A = 50pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 16G 33A = 49pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 12G 32A = 44pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 34A = 36pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #44 Chris Stewart...
Via State of Hockey News
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Preview: Kings at Wild

Thanks to the Minnesota Wild, the Los Angeles Kings have an opportunity to pull further ahead for the Pacific Division's final guaranteed playoff spot. A third win over the Wild this season would do the trick. Visiting Los Angeles looks to snap Minnesota's four-game winning streak and sweep the season series Saturday night. The Kings (37-23-14) remained one point ahead of Calgary...
Via AP on Fox
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Kings-Wild Preview

Thanks to the Minnesota Wild, the Los Angeles Kings have an opportunity to pull further ahead for the Pacific Division's final guaranteed playoff spot. A third win over the Wild this season would do the trick. Visiting Los Angeles looks to snap Minnesota's four-game winning streak and sweep the season series Saturday night. The Kings (37-23-14) remained one point ahead of Calgary...
Via AP on Fox
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Wild double up Flames, 4-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night. Matt Dumba and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota, which began the night three points behind Chicago for third place in the Central Division and one point up on Winnipeg for the top wild-card spot. The Wild...
Via AP on Fox
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3rd period surge powers Wild to 4-2 victory over Calgary

CALGARY, AB – FEBRUARY 18: Mikael Backlund #11 of the Calgary Flames battles Ryan Suter #20 of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 18, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) “Anyway you want it, that’s the way you need it, anyway you want it, she said anyway you want it, that’s the way you need it,”...
Via State of Hockey News
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Vanek, Koivu, Parise score in third to lift Wild past Flames

  Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night. Matt Dumba and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota, which began the night three points behind Chicago for third place in the Central Division and one point up on Winnipeg for the top wild-card spot. The Wild have won four in...
Via AP on Fox
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Vanek, Koivu, Parise score in third, Wilds beat Flames 4-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night. Matt Dumba and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota, which began the night three points behind Chicago for third place in the Central Division and one point up on Winnipeg for the top wild-card spot. The Wild...
Via AP on Fox
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Game #75: Minnesota Wild vs. Calgary Flames 3/27/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (42-25-7)  91pts 4th in the Central 2.80 Goals For (12th) 2.45 Goals Against (9th) 15.0% Power Play (27th) 86.8% Penalty Kill (1st) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 29G 28A = 57pts 2. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 19G 30A = 49pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 16G 33A = 49pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 32A = 42pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G  34A = 36pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #44 Chris Stewart...
Via State of Hockey News
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Preview: Wild vs. Flames

The Minnesota Wild are one of the NHL's hottest teams this month thanks to their defense while the Calgary Flames are surging in March because of their offense. Devan Dubnyk has enjoyed an excellent history against the Flames and could get the start as the Wild seek a fourth straight win Friday night at home. Minnesota (42-25-7) has 18 points in March largely because of Dubnyk, who...
Via AP on Fox
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Flames-Wild Preview

The Minnesota Wild are one of the NHL's hottest teams this month thanks to their defense while the Calgary Flames are surging in March because of their offense. Devan Dubnyk has enjoyed an excellent history against the Flames and could get the start as the Wild seek a fourth straight win Friday night at home. Minnesota (42-25-7) has 18 points in March largely because of Dubnyk, who...
Via AP on Fox
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Breaking down the Wild’s potential first round match-ups

As the regular season comes end, it’s time to start thinking about the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Minnesota Wild has a possibility of facing three different teams in the first round. Those potential competitors are the Anaheim Ducks, St. Louis Blues and the Nashville Predators, and it depends on how the chips fall over the […] The post Breaking down the Wild’s potential first...
Via Along the Boards
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Stadium Series: Road trip to Minnesota

Road Trip! I decided to take a road trip up to Minneapolis this past weekend to watch the St. Louis Blues play the Minnesota Wild and thought it would be a great opportunity to change gears and write about the experiences we had on our journey. Plus, as a Blues fan, the game was complete […] The post Stadium Series: Road trip to Minnesota appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
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Jake Suter signs with South Carolina Stingrays

Jake Suter continues his playing career. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)The season has come to an end for the UMass Lowell River Hawks and for some it is time to move on with their playing careers. Former UMass Lowell defenseman Jake Suter has signed a deal with South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL and he is excited for the next chapter in his life. “I’m Extremely excited...
Via Mill City Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild stay hot, say goodbye to Islanders' Nassau Coliseum in style

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win. Parise's shootout attempt hit the post to the right of Jaroslav Halak and trickled in after it bounced off the goalie's leg. Devan Dubnyk made 37 saves for...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild weather Islanders’ storm to escape with 2-1 shootout victory

UNIONDALE, NY – MARCH 18: Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild skates during an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 18, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images) I remember the last time I was in the house I grew up in.  I had helped pack up the last of the boxes into my parents’ vehicle...
Via State of Hockey News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Parise leads Wild past Islanders in shootout 10th straight road win

  Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win. Parise's shootout attempt hit the post to the right of Jaroslav Halak and trickled in after it bounced off the goalie's leg. Devan Dubnyk made 37 saves for the Wild. John...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Parise leads Wild past Isles in SO for 10th straight on road

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win. Parise's shootout attempt hit the post to the right of Jaroslav Halak and trickled in after it bounced off the goalie's leg. Devan Dubnyk made 37 saves...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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