Minnesota Wild: Folin Has Earned His Spot

Christian Folin entered the season with an uncertain future with the Minnesota Wild.  But after excellent performances in the Wild’s last three games the young Swede looks have played himself into the lineup, and might be there for a long time as he impresses Heach Coach Bruce Boudreau more and more each game. The defense […] Minnesota Wild: Folin Has Earned His Spot - Gone...
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42 minutes ago

Iowa Wild get blown out 8-3 by the Checkers

The Iowa Wild already dropped to 1-3-0-0 on the season when the Charlotte Checkers beat them 8-3 Joel Eriksson Ek was supposed to play originally but ended up as a healthy scratch. It's quite likely that Eriksson Ek will end up called up to the NHL as Erik Haula is banged up and questionable for tonight. So that likely was just to be sure. Mike Weber, who was signed to a try-out...
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1 hour ago

Minnesota Wild: Parise Struggles to Notch First Goal

The first line of the Minnesota Wild has been their top line in both name and performance this season.  One glaring deficiency seems to stand out though and that is the fact that through four games Zach Parise has not recorded a goal yet. Undeniably the first line of the Minnesota Wild has been their […] Minnesota Wild: Parise Struggles to Notch First Goal - Gone Puck Wild - Gone...
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16 hours ago

Minnesota Wild: Trading Kuemper is a Bad Idea…For Now

With goaltender injuries starting to pop up in this young season in the NHL, many have speculated that the Minnesota Wild should move backup netminder Darcy Kuemper.  When looking close at a possible Kuemper trade the facts just don’t support the Wild trading him…at this time. When the Wild were eliminated from the playoffs back […] Minnesota Wild: Trading Kuemper is a Bad...
Via Gone Puck Wild
23 hours ago

Wild's Staal scores twice in comeback win over Maple Leafs

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Eric Staal scored twice and the Minnesota Wild recovered from another deficit to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night.Staal has three goals in his first four games with his new team, and his game-winner with 8 minutes left kept Minnesota unbeaten in its three-game homestand despite allowing the first goal in each game.Zac Dalpe scored his first for...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wild's penalty kill stays perfect in 6-3 win over Kings

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Erik Haula and Jason Pominville scored for Minnesota and assisted on the other's first-period goal, fueling the Wild for a 6-3 victory over Los Angeles that triggered an early exit for Kings goalie Jeff Zatkoff on Tuesday night.After Charlie Coyle, Mikko Koivu and Teemu Pulkkinen tacked on scores for the Wild, Kings coach Darryl Sutter pulled Zatkoff for Peter...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Vanek: 'Minnesota just wasn’t a good fit'

Thomas Vanek wants a mulligan on his declining NHL career. Once an elite NHL scorer topping out at 43 goals back in 2006-2007, Vanek has seen his goal-scoring output fade over the past couple seasons. After signing a three-year contract worth $19.5 million with the Minnesota Wild, Vanek was bought out after scoring just 39 goals in two seasons. The 32-year-old signed a one-year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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