Minnesota Wild

Mikko Koivu: Iron Man of the Wild

One of the reasons sports is so attractive to the American public mindset is the continuity and consistency these events and their players bring to our daily lives. Sports in our culture isn't just a form of entertainment but an extension of our hopes and dreams combined with a sense of civic pride.

Kirill Kaprizov: From Moscow to Minnesota?

During the mandatory NHL season hiatus, team general managers are still at work trying to find the right pieces to fill their rosters.  Trade and draft moves need to be made not only in case this season does resume, but to make sure each NHL team is ready to compete for the Stanley Cup next year as well.

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.

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. ...