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Minnesota Wild are fragile, afraid and falling fast in West

Minnesota Wild are fragile, afraid and falling fast in West

yahoo.com Updated Feb 4 (yesterday)
NEW YORK – The two-goal lead evaporated in a New York minute. Well, technically, a minute and 20 seconds. The Minnesota Wild had beaten New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist twice in the first period. A victory in Madison Square Garden, which hasn’t …
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  • Brassard scores winner in 3rd, Rangers rally past Wild 4-2

    Brassard scores winner in 3rd, Rangers rally past Wild 4-2

    NHL.com Feb 5 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - With his team down two goals after the first period, coach Alain Vigneault didn't make a big speech to rally the inconsistent New York Rangers. Vigneault told them they were playing well and to keep it up. Derick Brassard,...
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  • Islanders make surprising goalie move for game vs. Wild

    Islanders make surprising goalie move for game vs. Wild

    yahoo.com Feb 2 (4 days ago)
    The New York Islanders are back in action on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Wild. They’ll have Jaroslav Halak in uniform. They will not have Jaroslav Halak starting in goal. Jean-Francois Berube, with one NHL start to his credit, gets the nod for t…
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  • Three up, three down: Rangers improving puck possession numbers…

    Three up, three down: Rangers improving puck possession numbers make them contenders

    thehockeynews.com Feb 1 (5 days ago)
    With the end of the all-star break, the NHL season has reached it’s unofficial halfway point, making a great time to look at which teams have been hot (or not). Most people would take that to mean who got the most points during January, but with the NHL…
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  • Wild finish for Metro All-Stars, stymied by Subban stall

    Wild finish for Metro All-Stars, stymied by Subban stall

    yahoo.com Jan 31 (6 days ago)
    NASHVILLE – The first 3-on-3 NHL All-Star tournament game on Sunday had a few things we’ve not seen many times before in the event. Like quality goaltending. Like a dramatic finish. And a player sprawled on the ice to attempt a shot block. In the end, t…
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  • Islanders, Wild to host You Can Play Night

    Islanders, Wild to host You Can Play Night

    NHL.com Jan 27
    The New York Islanders and Minnesota Wild on Wednesday announced their plans to host a You Can Play Night. The Islanders will hold it Tuesday, Feb. 2 against the Wild at Barclays Center. By purchasing tickets through links on their website, fan...
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  • Duclair scores in shootout, Coyotes beat Wild 2-1

    Duclair scores in shootout, Coyotes beat Wild 2-1

    NHL.com Jan 26
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Arizona Coyotes came back late in regulation and won in a shootout on Monday night. Coach Dave Tippett didn't want to move past his displeasure with the early deficit, though. Not even matching last season's win total be...
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  • Pavelski's late goal helps Sharks beat Wild 4-3

    Pavelski's late goal helps Sharks beat Wild 4-3

    NHL.com Jan 23
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - Joe Pavelski scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:28 to go, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday for their seventh win in eight games. Tomas Hertl, Joonas Donskoi and Joel Ward also scored to help t...
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  • Marco Scandella’s awesome alley-oop pass leads to controversial…

    Marco Scandella’s awesome alley-oop pass leads to controversial Charlie Coyle goal

    Marco Scandella definitely doesn’t have the height to make in basketball, but the Minnesota Wild blueliner brought a bit of the hardcourt to the rink Thursday with a brilliant alley-oop pass to spring Charlie Coyle for a breakaway goal. Scandella and Co…
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  • Kings give Wild's Jarret Stoll 'chills everywhere' in LA return…

    Kings give Wild's Jarret Stoll 'chills everywhere' in LA return tribute

    yahoo.com Jan 22
    LOS ANGELES – Minnesota Wild forward Jarret Stoll wasn’t allowed to prepare for his first period defensive zone faceoff against the Los Angeles Kings. A tribute video played on the jumbotron that showed his big on-ice achievements and charitable endeavo…
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  • Controversial offside challenge upholds Wild goal vs. Kings (Vi…

    Controversial offside challenge upholds Wild goal vs. Kings (Video)

    yahoo.com Jan 22
    For the most part, the coach’s challenge has worked well in its debut season. On scoring plays that may or may not involve goalie interference or an offside play, it’s been an effective way to confirm or overturn a call. Even if the officials are using …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Byfuglien and Ladd draw trade interest as Jets s…

    Rumor Roundup: Byfuglien and Ladd draw trade interest as Jets struggle to gain ground in standings

    As the Winnipeg Jets struggle to gain ground in the Western Conference standings, there’s growing interest in GM Kevin Cheveldayoff’s contract talks with defenseman Dustin Byfuglien and left wing Andrew Ladd. The duo are eligible for unrestricted free a…
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  • Hutton makes 29 saves, Predators beat Wild 3-0

    Hutton makes 29 saves, Predators beat Wild 3-0

    NHL.com Jan 17
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If backup Nashville goalie Carter Hutton felt any pressure to help the Predators end a slump, it didn't show. Hutton made 29 saves for his third career shutout and the Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Saturday night...
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  • Hutton makes 29 saves, Predators beat Wild 3-0

    Hutton makes 29 saves, Predators beat Wild 3-0

    NHL.com Jan 16
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Backup Carter Hutton made 29 saves for his third career shutout and the Nashville Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak. Hutton made his first home start of the season and ...
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  • Coyotes pushed for John Scott to be included in trade with Cana…

    Coyotes pushed for John Scott to be included in trade with Canadiens (Report)

    yahoo.com Jan 16
    The John Scott All-Star Game saga took another turn towards the ridiculous during the Insider Trading segment on TSN in the first intermission of the Wild-Jets game. When asked by host James Duthie if the trade that sent Scott to Montreal is the end of …
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  • Hellebuyck, Jets blank Wild 1-0 behind Wheeler's goal

    Hellebuyck, Jets blank Wild 1-0 behind Wheeler's goal

    NHL.com Jan 15
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Winnipeg rookie Connor Hellebuyck became the first goalie to shut out Minnesota this season, and the Jets used an early goal by Blake Wheeler to beat the Wild 1-0 on Friday night. Hellebuyck, who won his NHL debut at Minneso...
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  • Coyotes pushed for John Scott to be included in trade with Cana…

    Coyotes pushed for John Scott to be included in trade with Canadiens (Report)

    yahoo.com Feb 12, 2015
    The John Scott All-Star Game saga took another turn towards the ridiculous during the Insider Trading segment on TSN in the first intermission of the Wild-Jets game. When asked by host James Duthie if the trade that sent Scott to Montreal is the end of …
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  • Kevin Fiala recalled to spark slumping Nashville Predators

    Kevin Fiala recalled to spark slumping Nashville Predators

    yahoo.com Jan 13
    The Nashville Predators have lost four games in a row and are close to falling out of the last spot for the Western Conference’s Wild Card position. Because of this the team will try to spark their offense by recalling 2014 first-round draft pick (11th …
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  • Bryce Harper hearts Charlie Conway; Farnham DoPS hearing; Wild …

    Bryce Harper hearts Charlie Conway; Farnham DoPS hearing; Wild about Drouin (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jan 13
    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 . .@ben_scrivens Thank you for your …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal ‘likely’ to be traded by deadline

    Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal ‘likely’ to be traded by deadline

    With this season’s Feb. 29 trade deadline over six weeks away, left wing Eric Staal’s tenure with the Carolina Hurricanes could be drawing to a close. Staal, 31, is completing a seven-year, $57.5 million contract and is eligible for unrestricted free ag…
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  • Jon Merrill scores 1st goal of season, Cory Schneider makes 17 …

    Jon Merrill scores 1st goal of season, Cory Schneider makes 17 saves and Devils beat Wild 2-1

    NHL.com Jan 10
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Jon Merrill put New Jersey ahead in the third period with his first goal of the season, Cory Schneider made 17 saves and the Devils beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Sunday night to snap a season-high three-game losing streak. ...
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  • Devan Dubnyk makes 34 saves, Thomas Vanek scores to lift Wild o…

    Devan Dubnyk makes 34 saves, Thomas Vanek scores to lift Wild over Stars 2-1

    NHL.com Jan 10
    DALLAS - For Devan Dubnyk and the Minnesota Wild, the game Saturday night came down to two shots by Dallas' Jamie Benn late in the third period. Dubnyk made 34 saves, Thomas Vanek and Ryan Carter had goals in the second period and Minnesota b...
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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.