Wild clean up in comeback win to close season opening home stand

The Minnesota Wild go 3-0 at home to start their season after beating the Toronto Maple Leafs There were plenty of storylines leading up to the Wild’s 3rd and final game on their season opening home stand of 2016. Rookie wunderkind Auston Matthews making his first ever trip to the X. What kind of legs would the Toronto Maple Leafs have after losing in OT last night to the Winnipeg...
Via Hockey Wilderness
18 minutes ago

Eric Staal starts the scoring for the Wild

On another beautiful pass from linemate Charlie Coyle, Eric Staal buried his second goal of the season about 11 minutes into the second period. Not only was it Staal’s second of the year but it came on a breakaway; finally after 8 breakaway opportunities someone was able to bury. Wild trial 2-1.
Via Hockey Wilderness
1 hour ago

Minnesota Wild: Boudreau Pressing All the Right Buttons

Thus far in the 2016-17 NHL season, Minnesota Wild Head Coach Bruce Boudreau has made all the right calls and it has led to a solid start to the year.  His team is a strong 2-1-0 and looking for more as they roll on. The early consensus opinion on new Minnesota Wild Head Coach Bruce […] Minnesota Wild: Boudreau Pressing All the Right Buttons - Gone Puck Wild - Gone Puck Wild ...
Via Gone Puck Wild
7 hours ago

Minnesota Wild: Haula, Niederreiter, and Pominville Reunited As Wild Roll

Bruce Boudreau since taking over the Minnesota Wild has experimented with different player combinations trying to find the best chemistry for the team’s success.  On Tuesday he went back to a line combination last year that yielded a very strong result against the Kings. Since taking the reins of the Minnesota Wild Bruce Boudreau has […] Minnesota Wild: Haula, Niederreiter,...
Via Gone Puck Wild
16 hours ago

Shackles off: Pominville, Wild take on Leafs

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Look no further than Jason Pominville for evidence that things are going better offensively for the Minnesota Wild under new coach Bruce Boudreau. Heading into his third game of the season Thursday night vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pominville already has his first goal notched. Last season, that's a feat that took more than 20 games as Pominville slogged through...
Via FOX Sports
23 hours ago

Wild's penalty kill stays perfect in 6-3 win over Kings

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Erik Haula and Jason Pominville scored for Minnesota and assisted on the other's first-period goal, fueling the Wild for a 6-3 victory over Los Angeles that triggered an early exit for Kings goalie Jeff Zatkoff on Tuesday night.After Charlie Coyle, Mikko Koivu and Teemu Pulkkinen tacked on scores for the Wild, Kings coach Darryl Sutter pulled Zatkoff for Peter...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Opportunity Knocks Tonight Against the Kings

The LA Kings skate into the Xcel Center tonight with the Minnesota Wild looking to build on their strong win on Saturday.  This slightly dinged up version of the Kings offers the Wild a chance for a strong win that could gain them a strong footing to propel themselves out front of the division.  Here’s […] Minnesota Wild: Opportunity Knocks Tonight Against the Kings - Gone...
Via Gone Puck Wild
2 days ago

Thomas Vanek: 'Minnesota just wasn’t a good fit'

Thomas Vanek wants a mulligan on his declining NHL career. Once an elite NHL scorer topping out at 43 goals back in 2006-2007, Vanek has seen his goal-scoring output fade over the past couple seasons. After signing a three-year contract worth $19.5 million with the Minnesota Wild, Vanek was bought out after scoring just 39 goals in two seasons. The 32-year-old signed a one-year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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