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Wild name Chabot goalie development coach

Wild name Chabot goalie development coach

NHL.com Updated 14 hours ago
The Minnesota Wild has named Frederic Chabot (pronounced Schuh-bott) as the team's Goaltending Development Coach. Chabot, 47 (2/12/68), will work with goalie prospects throughout the Minnesota Wild organization, including goaltenders playing ...
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  • Cory Sarich hoping for one last shot at NHL following bike acci…

    Cory Sarich hoping for one last shot at NHL following bike accident

    yahoo.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Cory Sarich last played an NHL game on April 1, 2014. He didn’t finish the final seven regular season games for the Colorado Avalanche nor did he play in their seven-game first-round series against the Minnesota Wild. Nearly a year and a half later, the…
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  • Winnipeg Jets: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview

    Winnipeg Jets: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview

    yahoo.com Sep 1 (3 days ago)
    Last Season 43-26-13, 99 points, No. 2 Wild Card in West 2014-15 Season, In One Tweet Did They Get Better, Worse Or Are They About The Same? About the same, although there are some changes from the group that was swept away by the Anaheim Ducks in the o…
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  • Free agent defensemen Ballard, Leopold contemplating retirement

    Free agent defensemen Ballard, Leopold contemplating retirement

    thehockeynews.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    As free agency rolls on and Keith Ballard and Jordan Leopold remain without contracts for the 2015-16 season, it appears the two defensemen could hang up their skates for good. Neither Ballard, 32, and Leopold, 35, have confirmed their desire to retire …
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  • NHL Stadium Series logos leak for Red Wings, Avalanche and Wild

    NHL Stadium Series logos leak for Red Wings, Avalanche and Wild

    yahoo.com Aug 25
    One of the ways the NHL tries to differentiate between the Winter Classic and its Stadium Series games – besides inviting teams beyond the nine seemingly on repeat for Jan. 1 – is through its jerseys and logo designs. Rather than throwbacks, these unifo…
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  • Wild assistant coach Sydor enters substance abuse program follo…

    Wild assistant coach Sydor enters substance abuse program following drunk driving charge

    Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor has voluntarily entered a substance abuse program following drunk driving and child endangerment charges stemming from an incident this past Thursday. Sydor, 43, was pulled over Thursday while driving his 12-y…
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  • Wild assistant coach Sydor arrested

    Wild assistant coach Sydor arrested

    NHL.com Aug 21
    Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested Thursday in Fridley, Minn., on suspicion of drunken driving. The Wild issued the following statement Friday afternoon: "We are aware of the reports regarding Darryl Sydor. We are conti...
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  • Darryl Sydor arrested for drunk driving, child endangerment

    Darryl Sydor arrested for drunk driving, child endangerment

    yahoo.com Aug 21
    The NHL’s awesomest off-ice summer EVER continues. Former NHL defenseman and current Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested on Thursday night on suspicion of driving drunk with his 12-year-old son in the car, Friedly (Minn.) police tol…
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  • AHL Logo Ranking: No. 24 – Iowa Wild

    AHL Logo Ranking: No. 24 – Iowa Wild

    (The AHL has undergone a season of change and one-third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Minnesota Wild from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Minnesota Wild from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 15
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Senators still shopping Greening

    Rumor Roundup: Senators still shopping Greening

    Following the recent completion of the NHL’s 2015 salary-arbitration period, Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston observed the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators and Minnesota Wild had a second buyout window open for a 48-hour period commencing on Aug. 5. None …
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  • Wild’s Jonathon Blum leaves NHL for KHL opportunity in 2015-16

    Wild’s Jonathon Blum leaves NHL for KHL opportunity in 2015-16

    Since being drafted in the first round of the 2007 draft, defenseman Jonathon Blum has only cracked an NHL lineup for 110 games. Now the 26-year-old blueliner will be trying his hand overseas. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s Michael Russo reported that B…
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  • Five players who could have bounce back seasons in 2015-16

    Five players who could have bounce back seasons in 2015-16

    When Thomas Vanek hit the free agent market following the 2013-14 season, there was little doubt he was going to end up with the Minnesota Wild, but the club was hoping for a better campaign than what they got from the 31-year-old left winger. Sure, Van…
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  • Parise not worried about Wild; Cammalleri gets No. 13 back; Che…

    Parise not worried about Wild; Cammalleri gets No. 13 back; Cherry defends Brady (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 6
    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 . Penguins gear is in and yep...it g…
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  • Wild forward Vanek expected to be ready for camp

    Wild forward Vanek expected to be ready for camp

    NHL.com Aug 6
    Minnesota Wild forward Thomas Vanek has resumed skating following June surgery to repair two hernias and is expected to be ready for training camp, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Although the injury bothered Vanek for much of the s...
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  • Wild, Blackhawks unveil alumni rosters for Stadium Series game

    Wild, Blackhawks unveil alumni rosters for Stadium Series game

    The Chicago Blackhawks have taken part in three outdoor games over the past six seasons, but the fourth outdoor tilt, against the Minnesota Wild in February 2016, will be the first in which legendary Blackhawks will take part in an alumni game. And if t…
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  • Minnesota Stadium Series game will serve as State of Hockey sho…

    Minnesota Stadium Series game will serve as State of Hockey showcase

    All Stadium Series/Winter Classic events have their pre-made storylines and talking points. The game between the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks on Feb. 20 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will be about American hockey, in an iconic territory fo…
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  • 'Relentless' Wild owner secured Stadium Series date

    'Relentless' Wild owner secured Stadium Series date

    NHL.com Aug 5
    MINNEAPOLIS -- For years, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold has pestered NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman for a chance to host an outdoor game in Minnesota. Leipold became so insistent, Bettman joked Wednesday, that the Commissioner had to chang...
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  • Wild’s Dumba gets blessing from Boogaard’s family, changes jers…

    Wild’s Dumba gets blessing from Boogaard’s family, changes jersey to No. 24

    For the past two seasons, Minnesota defenseman Matt Dumba has proudly worn No. 55 for the Wild, but the club announced Monday he would be switching to No. 24, the number he had worn for much of his junior hockey career. Usually, there isn’t much hullaba…
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  • Five players headed for salary arbitration

    Five players headed for salary arbitration

    NHL.com Jul 5
    Five NHL players remain headed for salary arbitration. Hearings will be held in Toronto through July 31. The players are listed below: Minnesota Wild: Erik Haula (July 31) Nashville Predators: Colin Wilson (July 28) Ottawa Senators:...
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  • Carey Price to Wild? Kopitar to Ducks? Redrafting 2005’s first …

    Carey Price to Wild? Kopitar to Ducks? Redrafting 2005’s first round

    Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the Sidney Crosby draft lottery. We’ve already celebrated by reviewing Sid the Kid’s best career moments. Now it’s time to delve into the 2005 draft. It’s famous for giving us Crosby and Carey Price, two of the bes…
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2015-16, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2015-16, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    Parity in the modern-day NHL creates such a delicate balance between teams that one year’s powerhouse is the next year’s dud, and vice versa. Just ask the Colorado Avalanche, who went from Central Division champs to out of the playoffs, or the Calgary F…
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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.

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