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Matt Dumba Scores Twice, Wild Rout Visiting Jets 8-1

Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night. 68 more words


Wild’s biggest question: Who will step up at center?

In addition to whether Devan Dubnyk can replicate his 2014-15 season, one of the biggest questions surrounding the Minnesota Wild heading into this season is at center. 421 more words

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I’ll Show You Intangibles

This spring I took an essay writing class to get the last four English credits I needed to graduate. One of the assignments was to write an argumentative essay. 966 more words

Mikko Koivu

Backstrom Posts Third Shutout of Series in Game 5 as 7th-seeded '08-'09 Wild Defeat 4th-seeded '07-'08 Wild; Will Repeat as UNP Representatives

Three goals in the first 11 and a half minutes of Game 1 gave the 7th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild an early 3-0 lead. Stephane Veilleux scored shortly after the third goal to get the 4th-seeded ’07-’08 Wild on the board. 565 more words

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Backstrom Shuts Out the 2nd-seeded '13-'14 Wild Twice as 7th-seeded '08-'09 Wild Pull Off Upset in Six Games

The series starting with the two teams combining for four goals in the first period of Game 1. The 7th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild held a 3-1 lead after one period and held on for a 4-2 win. 600 more words

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Preview of 2015 Minnesota Wild Qualifying Tournament

Here is a little description of each team in the tourney:

  1. ’02-’03 Minnesota Wild (42-29-10-1, 95 points (3rd in Northwest), Lost in Conference Final)
  2. ’13-’14 Minnesota Wild (43-27-12, 98 points (4th in Central), Lost in Second Round)
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Wild Again Left With Bad Feeling In Loss To Blackhawks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the third straight year, the Minnesota Wild were forced out of the playoffs by the Chicago Blackhawks.

This defeat felt as bad as ever. 740 more words