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Wild's Game 5 Game Plan? Defense, Defense, Defense

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Charlie Coyle scored first in Game Four of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Minnesota Wild; a coveted goal that has spoken volumes in this series. 339 more words


It's Do-Or-Die Time For The Minnesota Wild

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — And it all comes to down to this: win or come home for the summer.

It’s a stunning predicament for the Minnesota Wild, who set plenty of franchise records — including most points in a regular season. 395 more words


Veterans Feel Good About Wild's Chances To Make Stanley Cup Run

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Game one between the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues faces off at approximately 8:30 Wednesday night at sold out Xcel Center Center. 307 more words

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From the desk of Adam Raider: Honoring the North Stars

The following contribution comes from Adam Raider, author of Frozen in Time: A Minnesota North Stars History (Nebraska, 2014). Raider covered the NHL for more than a decade for magazines including… 586 more words


NHL Individual Awards Predictions

At the end of every NHL season, there are awards handed out to an individual or teams  outstanding performances. These include the Vezina Trophy. Hart Memorial Trophy, and Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy.  563 more words


Ducks' Vermette Faces 10-Game Ban After Slashing In Wild Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anaheim Ducks center Antoine Vermette is facing the likely prospect of a 10-game suspension from the NHL for slashing a linesman.

Vermette slapped his stick against the back of linesman Shandor Alphonso’s legs after losing a faceoff to Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu during the third period of… 475 more words