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With Wild Season Over, Uncertainty Begins

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesota Wild players cleaned out their lockers on Wednesday and said goodbye until they come together to get ready for next season. 328 more words


Wild's Late Rally, Playoff Exit All Too Familiar

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Heard this one before? Their season on the verge of expiration, the Minnesota Wild stormed back with a vengeance.

The thrilling third-period rally against Dallas ended a fraction of an inch short, though, triggering another earlier-than-expected vacation despite a 4-0 deficit that ended in a 5-4 defeat on Sunday and gave the Stars the Western Conference quarterfinal series in six games. 799 more words


Wild Heading To Playoffs With Odds Against Them

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — This isn’t the way you’re supposed to go into the Stanley Cup Playoffs, without Zach Parise, Thomas Vanek and nursing a five-game losing skid. 347 more words

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Parise, Vanek To Miss Wild Playoff Games At Dallas

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild leading-scorer Zach Parise will miss at least the first two games of the playoffs and likely more because of an upper-body injury. 118 more words


Signs starting to point to a Parise-less Wild for opening of playoffs

The official prognosis for Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise is day-to-day, but there are a few more signs the Wild are preparing to at least open the Stanley Cup Playoffs without their assistant captain. 229 more words


Another shootout win keeps Wild within a point in playoff race

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Chicago Blackhawks 2 (Shootout)

The Wild defeated the Blackhawks for the fourth time in as many meetings this season, needing a shootout to… 457 more words


With New Coach And New Outlook, Wild Aim To Keep Momentum

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Nine days ago, mired in an eight-game losing streak, Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher played the only card left in his deck and fired coach Mike Yeo. 387 more words