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Wild Blog: What Goaltending Issues?

By Dan Cook, WCCO Radio

Coming into the 2014-15 season there was plenty of cautious optimism surrounding the Minnesota Wild.

Optimism because they’d added goal-scorer Thomas Vanek and kept the offensive-minded Matt Dumba in an effort to bolster an offense that ranked 25th (199G) in scoring last season. 781 more words


The reasons behind the Islanders’ hot start

By: Jonathan Willis

The New York Islanders are a franchise that has made plenty of errors over the last two decades, and for the most part those mistakes are the reason that the team has been an NHL punchline for so many years. 875 more words


Wild Bounce Back Against Yotes

The Wild improved to 3-2-0 last night with a 2-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Arizona came out fast and dominated the first 5 minutes getting the first 3 shots on net including an Oliver Ekman-Larsson blast from the point that was gloved by goalie, Darcy Kuemper. 300 more words

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Wild Blog: Time For Some Home Cooking

By Jen Jimenez, WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Alright Wild fans, it’s time to get our boys back to their winning ways. That trip out to the west coast did not pan out like fans or the team would have liked it to, but with the State of Hockey behind them, I’m sure the Wild is ready to get back at it. 414 more words


Thomas Vanek frustrated by scoreless start with the Wild

The Minnesota Wild are still waiting for their biggest free-agent acquisition of the offseason to get on the scoreboard this season. Goal scoring hasn’t been coming easy for anyone in a Wild uniform in their last three games. 334 more words


Vanek's thumb 'throbbing' following Wild's loss to Kings

Wild forward Thomas Vanek took a shot off his right thumb on a Minnesota power play during the second period Sunday and admitted to playing through pain following the 2-1 loss to the Kings. 151 more words

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Searching for first power-play goal, Yeo divides units into young vs. veterans

The Minnesota Wild have won two of their first three games, but one area that they’ve struggled in is the power play. So far they’re 0-for-11 and are actually negative overall if you factor in the shorthanded goal that they’ve allowed. 161 more words

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