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Wild debut new Stadium Series sweaters

The Wild and the Chicago Blackhawks are taking things outside on Feb. 21, and they'll have a new look for the occasion. Minnesota unveiled the uniforms that the team will wear for the upcoming Stadium Series contest at TCF Bank Stadium, a dark green riff on the team's away uniform that features a prominent "State of Hockey" logo on the shoulder. The new gear also includes a large...
Via Fox Sports North
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Wild show off Stadium Series jerseys (PHOTO)

Minnesota Wild teammates Zach Parise and captain Mikko Koivu, left, modeled a new jersey on Tuesday. AP PhotoThe Minnesota Wild on Tuesday unveiled the jersey they'll wear in their Stadium Series contest against the Central Division-rival Chicago Blackhawks on Feb. 21.The game will be held at TCF Bank Stadium, an outdoor arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Mikko Koivu...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canucks-Wild Preview

The Minnesota Wild have been the NHL's best home team, and they should be even better with Zach Parise expected back soon. They'll look for a fourth consecutive home win Wednesday night against the Vancouver Canucks. Minnesota (11-5-3) is 8-1-0 at home and has outscored opponents 10-3 in three straight victories there since losing to Nashville on Nov. 5. The Wild had dropped the...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

They’re Not Saying Boo, They’re Saying Dub(nyk)

Out of all players, Devan Dubnyk was on the most fantasy hockey championship teams last season. Dubnyk went from waiver wire fodder to start the season to arguably the best goalie in the league once he went to Minnesota. He started off slow this season in the percentages while accumulating wins but has started to turn things around, including a 23 save shutout against the Predators...
Via Razzball Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suter’s 3-point Night Helps Minnesota Dominate Nashville 4-0

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 08: Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild tries to block a shot by Colin Wilson #33 of the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on October 8, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) When Jason Zucker was slashed by Boston’s Matt Beleskey and he fell to the ice in pain and then left for the locker room without putting...
Via State of Hockey News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Zucker slashed by Matt Beleskey

I suppose, this is what we will remember when it's all said and done. Boston Bruins forward Matt Beleskey's game-ending slash on Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker. When you watch it, the slash looks kind of innocuous. It doesn't look like much. I suppose Belesky caught Zucker in a nerve or something.
Via Goon's World
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild’s Thomas Vanek Continues To Have Success Against Bruins (Video)

No matter what team Thomas Vanek has been on, he’s found a way to be a thorn in the side of the Boston Bruins. The Minnesota Wild winger has produced 30 goals, 33 assists, a plus-22 rating and four game-winning goals in 57 career contests against the B’s. “It is unbelievable, isn’t it?” NESN’s Billy Jaffe said on “Bruins Face-Off Live” before Boston hosted Minnesota...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Kuemper offers rule change suggestion after injury to Maatta

Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper opened the bench door that led to the injury to Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta on Tuesday. Charles LeClaire USA TodayWith potential rules changes all the rage in the NHL, Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper added a bit of food for thought on Thursday.Kuemper, as it turned out, played an unintentionally pivotal role in Tuesday...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Former Bruins Goalie Is Second In Wild History With 113 Wins?

Niklas Backstrom has been, at times in his career, one of the most underrated goalies in the NHL. Backstrom’s been consistent since his rookie season in 2006-07 when he won 23 of his 41 games, and actually finished in the top 10 in Vezina Trophy voting. The Finnish netminder eventually assumed the starting position and evolved into one of the most important players in franchise...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins 11/19/15 @ 6:00PM CST at TD BankNorth Garden

Minnesota Wild (10-4-3)  23pts  4th in the Central 3.00 Goals For Per Game (7th in the NHL) 2.76 Goals Against Per Game (20th in the NHL) 19.4% Power Play (15th in the NHL) 74.4% Penalty Kill (29th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 4G 12A = 16pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 13A = 15pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 7G 7A = 14pts 4. #16 Jason Zucker ~ 5G 8A = 13pts 5. #46 Jared...
Via State of Hockey News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Evgeni Malkin wins game with goal of the year

Apparently, the Pittsburgh Penguins took Evgeni Malkin’s candid rant to heart. No player more so than Malkin himself.A couple days  after venting that the Pens needed to “stop, look in the mirror, and start working,” the stealthy forward led the way in a fiery 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. No moment in the tilt was more marvelous, however, than Malkin’s...
Via Yardbarker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

GAMEDAY 18: Walking dead. Pens try to get back on track at home against the Wild.

Minnesota Wild (10-3-3) at Pittsburgh Penguins (10-7) 7:30 PM EST – NBCSN CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Penguins can’t score goals, and even in the present day version of a low-scoring league, you still have to score at least one goal to win. After winning nine of 10 games despite their goal scoring problems, the Penguins’ fortunes have taken a predictable turn...
Via The Pensblog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Wild’s Home Woes Should Concern the Minnesota Wild A Lot

WEST ORANGE, NJ – SEPTEMBER 7: Head Coach Kurt Kleinendorst of the Lowell Devils, the minor league AHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, poses for a photo at the Codey Arena at South Mountain in West Orange, New Jersey on September 7, 2006. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) A little over a year ago (November 9th, 2014) I wrote an article for Gone Puck Wild about whether...
Via State of Hockey News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Suter on OT win over Carolina

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Via Fox Sports North
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild recall Bertschy, Olofsson from AHL

The Minnesota Wild on Thursday recalled forward Christoph Bertschy and defenseman Gustav Olofsson from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League, under emergency conditions. If Olofsson makes his NHL debut tonight at Carolina it would mark the first time a team has had three NHL debuts in three consecutive games since Anaheim had that happen in early 2013. That would also mark...
Via Fox Sports North
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild assign forward Gabriel to AHL's Iowa

The Minnesota Wild have reassigned forward Kurtis Gabriel to the AHL's Iowa Wild just hours after his NHL debut. Gabriel was recalled for the second time this season after an injury to winger Zach Parise and logged limited minutes in a 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday. The 22-year-old picked up five penalty minutes and one hit in just under three minutes of ice time after...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Wild and Senators continue their hot streaks?

The Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators were undoubtedly two of the hottest teams in the NHL at the end of last season. But a strong finish at the end of a season will always lead to heightened expectations. After both teams were knocked out of the playoffs, fans were already speculating about the comeback each team would have at the beginning of the 2015-2016 season. Now that the...
Via The Sports Quotient
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Parise’s hat trick sparks comeback win in Wild’s opener

From time to time, Zach Parise will have nights that make you feel like the Minnesota Wild got a bargain by signing him to a 13-year, $98 million deal. Thursday was one of those nights, as Parise notched his first hat trick with Minnesota and helped spark an incredible third-period comeback as the Wild bested the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 to kick off the regular season. The first...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Minnesota Wild

Minnesota Wild (46-28-8, fourth in Central Division)Coach: Mike Yeo (150-110-34; fifth season, fifth with team)Key Departures:  Matt Cooke, Chris Stewart, Kyle BrodziakKey Additions: Mike Reilly, Tyson Strachan  Key Player:  Devan DubnykDubnyk’s performance in net last season was nothing short of incredible. Minnesota’s biggest weakness over the past few seasons has been...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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