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Rumor Roundup: Why the Rangers should target Kevin Shattenkirk

Rumor Roundup: Why the Rangers should target Kevin Shattenkirk

thehockeynews.com Updated May 2 (yesterday)
It’s been over a week since the New York Rangers were eliminated from the opening round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs. That hasn’t dampened the speculation over their off-season roster plans. Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News believes the Ranger…
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  • Why the Sharks are the new favorite in the Western Conference

    Why the Sharks are the new favorite in the Western Conference

    yahoo.com Apr 29 (4 days ago)
    From the start of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Western Conference has been wide open. Overall, it was conceivable that any team could make a run. Even the heavily favored Dallas Stars dropped two games to the Minnesota Wild and pulled out a hotly-…
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  • Wild GM: Torchetti 'serious candidate' to be coach

    Wild GM: Torchetti 'serious candidate' to be coach

    ESPN.com Apr 28 (5 days ago)
    Wild GM: Torchetti 'serious candidate' to be coach
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  • Rumor Roundup: Buyouts could be coming for Wild, Flyers after f…

    Rumor Roundup: Buyouts could be coming for Wild, Flyers after first-round exit

    thehockeynews.com Apr 27 (6 days ago)
    As more NHL teams become first-round casualties of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs, the more speculation grows over their offseason moves. After yet another roller coaster season for the Minnesota Wild ended in an early playoff exit, GM Chuck Fletcher fac…
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Minnesota Wild

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Minnesota Wild

    yahoo.com Apr 27 (6 days ago)
    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them the mo…
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  • About that Stars/Wild goal line conspiracy theory photo

    About that Stars/Wild goal line conspiracy theory photo

    yahoo.com Apr 25
    David Berding is a freelance sports photographer based out the Twin Cities. On Sunday, he was assigned to cover the Minnesota Wild’s Game 6 against the Dallas Stars, which featured a furious comeback by the home team that fell just a few millimeters sho…
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  • Wild honor Prince; Hitchcock loves Tarasenko (Puck Headlines)

    Wild honor Prince; Hitchcock loves Tarasenko (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Apr 25
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Let's Go Crazy, #StateOfHockey. @P…
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  • Are the Dallas Stars a championship team?

    Are the Dallas Stars a championship team?

    yahoo.com Apr 25
    Did we just witness the moment when the Dallas Stars go from regular-season overachievers to a championship team? The vibe left behind in their six-game series win over the Minnesota Wild was that it was their hockey bar mitzvah: ‘Before today, you were…
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  • Crossbar camera shows Wild were fractions of an inch from late …

    Crossbar camera shows Wild were fractions of an inch from late game-tying goal

    The NHL installed crossbar-mounted cameras before the post-season began, and Game 6 of the first-round series between the Dallas Stars and Minnesota Wild made it clear exactly why the cameras were a necessary addition. After the Stars took a 4-0 lead he…
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  • Minnesota rally falls short by millimeters; eliminated by Dalla…

    Minnesota rally falls short by millimeters; eliminated by Dallas

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    To pay tribute to native son Prince, the Minnesota Wild changed their goal song for Game 6 to "Let's Go Crazy." Goals by John Klingberg, Jason Spezza, Patrick Sharp, and Jamie Benn in the first and second periods put the Dallas Stars ahead 4-0…
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  • Unmatched offense helps Stars advance, but defensive issues nee…

    Unmatched offense helps Stars advance, but defensive issues need to be cleared up

    When the Dallas Stars took a 4-0 lead into the third period of an elimination game, it looked like the Minnesota Wild were going to be booed off the ice in their final game of the season. But this is the run-and-gun, don’t-look-away Stars that have been…
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  • Stars coach Ruff says Niemi ‘didn’t have his best game,’ but no…

    Stars coach Ruff says Niemi ‘didn’t have his best game,’ but no starter named for Game 6

    It’s not exactly a goaltending controversy, but Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff isn’t quite sure which goaltender he’s going with in Game 6 against the Minnesota Wild — or if he is, he certainly isn’t telling anyone. The Stars had a chance to advance to t…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Neuvirth saves Flyers; Koivu powers Wild

    NHL Three Stars: Neuvirth saves Flyers; Koivu powers Wild

    No. 1 Star: Michael Neuvirth, Philadelphia Flyers Neuvirth was outstanding in helping the Flyers force a Game 6 with a 2-0 win over the Washington Capitals. As the team in front of him mustered only 11 shots, Neuvirth stood on his head stopping all 44 C…
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  • Wild owner says Chuck Fletcher safe as general manager

    Wild owner says Chuck Fletcher safe as general manager

    yahoo.com Apr 21
    Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that general manager Chuck Fletcher will return next season. The Wild have been one of the bigger disappointments this year, regressing from seasons of 98 and 100 points the last two y…
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  • Seguin out for Stars' potential clincher vs. Wild

    Seguin out for Stars' potential clincher vs. Wild

    ESPN.com Apr 21
    Seguin out for Stars' potential clincher vs. Wild
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  • Stars without Seguin again for potential clincher vs. Wild

    Stars without Seguin again for potential clincher vs. Wild

    NHL.com Apr 21
    DALLAS - The Dallas Stars will again be without All-Star centre Tyler Seguin for Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against Minnesota. Seguin played Game 2 on Saturday after missing a month because of a slight cut of his left Achilles...
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  • Watch Charlie Coyle show off his awesome hands before scoring g…

    Watch Charlie Coyle show off his awesome hands before scoring great goal

    Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle had the best season of his young career in 2015-16, but it could have been even better had he not stalled at 21 goals with 18 games remaining in the campaign. Even with the hiccup, though, Coyle still managed 21 goals…
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  • Wild lose special teams battle against Stars and fall behind 3-…

    Wild lose special teams battle against Stars and fall behind 3-1 in series

    With how impressive the Dallas Stars’ offense has been all season, the last thing the Minnesota Wild wanted to do was trade punches with the Central Division champions. But even in a game where the Wild held the Stars to only one even strength tally, th…
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  • Video - Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals 00:23

    Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals

    Mar 19
    Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
  • Video - Dumba Wins It For Wild 01:03

    Dumba Wins It For Wild

    Mar 17
    Matt Dumba's seventh goal of the season won the game for Minnesota in overtime, 3-2 over Nashville.
  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Wild To Win 01:22

    Big Third Period Lifts Wild To Win

    Mar 14
    The Wild scored two goals in the third period and went on to beat the Blues 3-1.
  • Video - Ducks Snap Three-Game Skid 01:30

    Ducks Snap Three-Game Skid

    Mar 13
    Jakob Silfverberg's goal lifted the Ducks past the Wild 2-1.