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Milwaukee Admirals edge out Iowa Wild 3-1

A bad 3rd period by the baby Wild leads to a loss against AHL leading Milwaukee Admirals A bad start by Iowa and a bad end by Iowa lead to them losing. Adam Payerl scored just 28 seconds in after an offensive zone turnover. The first didn't see any more scoring and the Admirals out-shot Iowa 7-9. Adam Gilmour tied the game with 30 seconds left in the second. A backhand shot after...
Via Hockey Wilderness
1 hour ago

The Wild are Average to Good and That’s Great

Taking a look at where the Wild fit into the big picture of the NHL and it’s clear that average all around play plus league-leading goaltending is working for them. A friend of mine recently suggested that I write an article taking a big picture look at how the Wild are stacking up against the rest of the NHL. He’s a smart guy, for a Bruins fan, so I took his suggestion to heart...
Via Hockey Wilderness
3 hours ago

Minnesota Wild: Could Wild’s Top Defense Be Enough to Win It All?

The Minnesota Wild might be struggling a bit to score some goals, but their defense is doing anything but struggling.  As a matter of fact defensively the Wild are one of the best teams in the NHL. The offensive challenges of the Minnesota Wild this season are more than well documented.  There are a lot […] Minnesota Wild: Could Wild’s Top Defense Be Enough to Win It All? ...
Via Gone Puck Wild
1 day ago

Mikko Koivu scores winner, Wild top Oilers 2-1 in overtime

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Mikko Koivu scored 3:11 into overtime and the Minnesota Wild edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Sunday night. Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild (12-8-4), who snapped a three-game skid. Patrick Maroon had the goal for the Oilers (14-10-3), who had won two straight. Edmonton got on the board less than 3 minutes into the game. Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Prospect Update

With the calendar now turned to December, the hockey season is in full swing for nearly every reputable league. From the NCAA to the KHL, the majority of teams have double digits in the games played column. For Minnesota Wild prospects and draft picks around the world, now is the time to show their capabilities, especially given that there will be more roster spots available on...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Young Wild Tracker: Pulkkinen racks up goals on the road

With signees and draft picks spread out across two continents and more than a dozen junior leagues, keeping up with the Minnesota Wild's various prospects can be a daunting task.From managing streaming plans and tracking down cable channels, to learning a few new languages (Puhutko suomea?), keeping tabs on the next generation can be a full-time job.FOX Sports North has you covered...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Minnesota Wild: Offense Trending in the Right Direction

After struggling to find offense, the Minnesota Wild has rebounded to score 16 goals in the past 4 games.  Certain players seem to be stepping up their scoring game to give hope for a sputtering Wild team. Inconsistency has been the calling card for the Minnesota Wild early on in the 2016-17 season. It should […] Minnesota Wild: Offense Trending in the Right Direction - Gone Puck...
Via Gone Puck Wild
6 days ago

Minnesota Wild: Wild Players Seem to Lack Drive and Focus

The Minnesota Wild had what can only be described as a tough loss last night in Vancouver.  Looking at the effort on the ice and the epic lack of focus, is it fair to say that the Wild’s issues might lie on the shoulders of the players and not their coach? Last night’s loss in […] Minnesota Wild: Wild Players Seem to Lack Drive and Focus - Gone Puck Wild - Gone Puck Wild ...
Via Gone Puck Wild
6 days ago

Coyle's pair of goals in 1st spark Wild in 6-2 win over Pens

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Charlie Coyle scored twice in the first period to set the tone as Minnesota matched its season high for goals, and the Wild scored three times on the power play on their way to a 6-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday. Jonas Brodin and Zach Parise scored with the man advantage and Mikael Granlund added a goal to build 5-1 lead by the second intermission...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Bickell deserves John Scott Treatment for this season’s NHL All-Star Game

John Scott at the All-Star Game last season was great. It started as a joke but grew into something transcendent, like buffalo chicken on pizza or The Ove Glove. Scott scored some goals, was named MVP, received a check for a million bucks and will have his life turned into a movie. The NHL being the NHL, despite the 2016 All-Star Game being the most compelling in decades, did its...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Granlund's late game-winner lifts Wild over Bruins

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Mikael Granlund scored with 44.5 seconds left, Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots for his league-leading fourth shutout, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 Thursday night.Granlund took a pass from Jonas Brodin circled below the end line and came out to the right of Tuukka Rask. His centering pass went off the skate of Adam McQuoid and trickled into the...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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