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...
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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...
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...
Jason Pominville battles for the puck along the wall.
Television can be a marvelous tool. It can be educational (if watching the right shows). I, and many of my generation and younger, grew up watching the institution that is Sesame Street. I learned to count to ten in Spanish, learned to look both ways before crossing a street while holding the hand of a grown-up person, and...
The Minnesota Wild have assigned goalie Josh Harding to their AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild.
The move was made Tuesday after Harding cleared waivers.
The 30-year-old was taken off injured reserve Monday. He hasn't skated with the Wild this season. Harding broke his right foot in an incident off the ice a few days before training camp and was put on a suspended list.
His last appearance...
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4 days ago
The saga of Josh Harding continues and it just keeps getting odder.
According to the Minnesota Wild, the goalie was activated from team suspension and then immediately placed on waivers. Considering his play in limited time last year, the question is “why was he placed on waivers?”
The Minneapolis Star Tribune’s Mike Russo has some...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have taken goalie Josh Harding off injured reserve and placed him on waivers.
The Wild announced the move Monday.
If Harding is not claimed by another NHL team, he will be assigned to the Wild's American League Hockey affiliate in Iowa to get him back in game shape. Harding had been on a non-roster suspended list, since his broken right...
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5 days ago
Minnesota Wild forward and leading scorer Zach Parise returned to the lineup last night and made an immediate impact. As reported by ProHockeyTalk, Parise returned from a concussion sustained in early November and found the back of the net twice last night.#466008071 / gettyimages.comJust four minutes and eleven seconds into Zach Parise's return to the ice, he was able to bury...
Minnesota Wild defenseman Mark Stuart gave a few unnecessary shoves to Winnipeg Jets left winger Jason Zucker while he was down on the ice after crashing awkwardly into the boards during the first period of Sunday's game at the Xcel Energy Center.Zucker went shoulder first into the boards after trying to check Stuart from behind. Zucker stayed down as he was clearly in pain, but...
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Something was lacking on the ice for the Minnesota Wild in their previous five games.
The Wild were 2-3-0 during that stretch that included a three-game losing streak as they played without one of their unquestioned team leaders. Forward Zach Parise exited Minnesota's loss against Pittsburgh on Nov. 4 with a concussion and went on to miss the next five games, watching...
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Authorities have identified a 14-year-old Minnesota boy who died after collapsing while playing hockey.
The Star Tribune reported Saturday that the player was Patrick Schoonover. He collapsed Friday afternoon while playing for an Eastview Youth Hockey team against Wayzata during a tournament in Brainerd. He was transported to a hospital but attempts to revive...
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7 days ago
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The Minnesota Wild announced on Friday, November 14 they have reassigned defenseman Christian Folin to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and recalled defenseman Justin Falk.
Folin skated in nine of the Minnesota Wild’s 15 games this season, missing a good portion of the start of the 2014-15 season due to illness. The Gothenburg, Sweden native...
The Minnesota Wild made a pair of personnel moves, recalling Justin Falk from the Iowa Wild and reassigning Christian Folin to the AHL-affiliate club.
General manager Chuck Fletcher announced the roster changes Friday.
Falk, a 26-year-old defenseman, had one assist and 22 PIM in 12 games with Iowa this season. He also appeared in two games with Minnesota. The 6-foot-5, 222-pounder...
From Hometown Hockey: Following every Sabres game, we’ll be taking a little look at the previous night’s action with a little segment called “good, bad and ugly”. Expect a loooooooot of ugly. Let’s get on with it about the 6-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild The Good Three goals, you guys! In one game, even! […]
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The Minnesota Wild were having difficultly finding offense during their 4-game losing streak, but that quickly changed with their return to St. Paul on Thursday night. They managed to find the net four times in the opening period but also yielded two goals to the Sabres, including a wild 17 second blitz in that first
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The injured and ill Minnesota Wild needed something -- anything -- to snap out of their current four-game losing streak.
How about a hat trick from Nino Niederreiter to cure what ailed them?
Niederreiter netted his first career hat trick, capping it with an empty-netter late in the game to seal Minnesota's 6-3 victory Thursday over Buffalo. With a few defensemen...
The Minnesota Wild is riding a four-game losing streak after starting the season 7-3 and the Buffalo Sabres are the worst team in the NHL with a 3-12-2 record. Both teams rank in the bottom half in the league in goals-per-game average with the Sabres sitting dead last, so it wasn’t expected that an offensive,...Read More
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From Hometown Hockey: Who: Minnesota Wild Where: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN When: 8:00PM Know thine enemy: The Wild are sliding hard right now, losers of four straight. Of course, part of the reason for that might have something to do with injuries to Jared Spurgeon and Zach Parise. The latter is the team’s leading scorer, […]
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The Minnesota Wild are sitting in an uncomfortable position right now. After looking poised to take a another step forward in their hunt to be cup contenders the Wild have opened the season to a mediocre 7-7 record. Things went from bad to worse as offensive catalyst Zach Parise was diagnosed with a concussion and now is out. With Parise sidelined and the Wild playing some middling...
The Minnesota Wild are on a three game skid and they have a combined 2 goals in those three games. With losses to Pittsburgh, Montreal, and Ottawa, the Wild are now 7-6-0, only one game above .500. This team has way too much talent to not be a top five team in the Western Conference. […]
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The Ducks have started the 2014-15 season on the same torrid pace that won them the Western Conference regular season title a year ago. They stand 10-3-0, with the usual suspects Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf collecting 15 and 14 points respectively. The only question mark in Anaheim is their #1 goaltender. 21-year-old John Gibson started the season opener, got torched...
The Thomas Vanek gambling story just took an interesting turn. A bookmaker who pleaded guilty to laundering money has released some details regarding the case through his lawyer. The bookie pleaded guilty to laundering a $230,000 payment, one which was made with a New York Islanders check endorsed by Vanek, and discussed that the payment only covered a small portion of the debt...
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The Minnesota Wild took a big step on Sunday to ensure a strong defensive future by signing Jonas Brodin to a six-year, $25 million contract extension. The deal locks him up through 2021 and signals a move by a Minnesota franchise serious about maintaining a high level of play.
A vital member of the Wild’s first blue-line pairing with Ryan Suter...
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Thursday night marks the opener of the Minnesota Wild’s 15th and arguably most anticipated season in franchise history. Key additions over the last five or so years have led to hype that can be backed up by legitimate skill players as the team is as deep with talent as it has ever been. There is no doubt that it’s Stanley Cup or bust for the foreseeable future in the State of...