Minnesota Wild

Ducks Battle, Lose in OT

The Ducks are currently missing Cam Fowler (nine games) and Hampus Lindholm (five games). Josh Manson was recently also hurt (two games) but is back. In the lineup was Jani Hakanpaa, who was playing his third g...

Outpouring of Scoring

Rookie mistakes are part of having a young squad. That was a bit of a theme Saturday afternoon when the Minnesota Wild visited Staples Center for a game against the Kings. First-period examples included Blake L...

Wild Keep Breathing Down Jets Neck After OT Win

It was an early January meeting between the Jets and Wild in St. Paul. Of course, this wasn't the Winter Classic--just a few days shy of being played on the day of the NHL's signature event to ring in the New Y...

Lightning Can’t Adjust, Fall To Wild

The Minnesota Wild came into Tampa Bay on a hot streak with points in 11 straight games, but the talk surrounding the Lightning after their 5-4 loss was centered around defense and paying attention to details.

Wild Night at TD Garden for Minnesota and Boston

Boston, MA -- For a majority of Saturday night's game against the Minnesota Wild the Boston Bruins were having one of those nights that teams have in a long NHL season. They were playing well but losing, not ge...

Not Tonight, He’s Not

“Nobody comes to the rink to stay close or to have moral victories.” That was Todd McLellan’s pronouncement after the Kings won Tuesday night, and a good one. But that leaves a question: What’s a bad hockey tea...

Ducks Fall Way Back

If nothing-nothing can be interesting, then period one in Anaheim on Tuesday night with the Wild in town was fascinating. The Ducks have said they want to start faster. They said that Friday. They did it Sun...

Wild Determined in Comeback Win

It could be a tough year for the State of Hockey's Wild, but Sunday afternoon's come-from-behind victory over the Canadiens seemed to be the kind of spirit-lifting game the team's psyche desperately needed. ...

The Way Too Early NHL Power Rankings 2019-2020

Year in and year out the NHL can fluctuate tremendously. The teams that should have been good are irrelevant, and teams that have a so-so roster end up making cup runs. It’s sports, and it happens; but it happe...

The Devils, NHL and Then Some as the Season Wraps Up

The unfortunate familiarity of an early April exit has retruned in the Garden State. After being a surprise team in the NHL last year, culminating in their first playoff berth in five seasons, the Devils will m...