Minnesota Wild News and Rumors

Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves as Wild beat Predators 4-2, Predator…

Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves as Wild beat Predators 4-2, Predators' 4th home regulation loss

NHL.com Updated 24 hours ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Minnesota Wild have been playing very well since trading for Devan Dubnyk in January. Winning in the toughest building this season in the NHL has given them another nice confidence boost. Nino Niederreiter scored two go...
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves as Wild beat Predators 4-2, Predator…

    Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves as Wild beat Predators 4-2, Predators' 4th home regulation loss

    NHL.com Feb 26 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, and the Minnesota Wild beat Nashville 4-2 Thursday night, handing the Predators only their fourth regulation loss on home ice this season. Devan Dubnyk also made 27 saves as he improved t...
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Wild finds system stability with stronger goaltending

    Wild finds system stability with stronger goaltending

    yahoo.com Feb 26 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE – Devan Dubnyk wanted to have the greatest start in the history of great starts almost a year ago. On Jan. 18, 2014 he jumped into goal for the Nashville Predators after a mid-season trade with Edmonton for Matt Hendricks. Nashville needed a g…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • THN Trade Deadline preview: Central Division

    THN Trade Deadline preview: Central Division

    thehockeynews.com Feb 26 (yesterday)
    As of Wednesday night, there is no division in the league that boasts more teams on the brink of the playoffs Central Division and that could have a major impact on the trade deadline action throughout the division. The Minnesota Wild made a major move …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Benoit Pouliot's 2 goals, Ben Scrivens' 33 saves help Oilers be…

    Benoit Pouliot's 2 goals, Ben Scrivens' 33 saves help Oilers beat surging Wild 2-1

    NHL.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Benoit Pouliot made sure his former team didn't embarrass his current one for the second time in less than a week. Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens stopped 33 shots and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday nig...
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Wild acquire Bergenheim in trade with Panthers

    Wild acquire Bergenheim in trade with Panthers

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild acquired Sean Bergenheim in a trade with the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, giving up a third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft for the veteran forward. The Wild also receive the Panthers' seventh-round pick in t...
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • THN Trade Deadline Preview: Atlantic Division

    THN Trade Deadline Preview: Atlantic Division

    thehockeynews.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    If there’s going to be trade action in any division, the Atlantic is the one to watch. With Montreal, Tampa Bay and Detroit fighting for top spot, Boston and Florida trading punches in the Wild Card and Toronto set for a full rebuild, there’s potential …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Ryan Miller out 4-6 weeks after Sunday collision: Report

    Ryan Miller out 4-6 weeks after Sunday collision: Report

    yahoo.com Feb 23 (4 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Kings and Minnesota Wild are hot. The Vancouver Canucks are playing pretty well, but probably need to step it up slightly with the rest of the Western Conference making a big playoff push. What great timing for your starting goaltender t…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Canucks lose goalie Ryan Miller to injury – but for how long?

    Canucks lose goalie Ryan Miller to injury – but for how long?

    thehockeynews.com Feb 23 (5 days ago)
    The Canucks are in a dogfight for a playoff berth, and are battling division rivals Calgary, San Jose and Los Angeles – as well as Winnipeg and the hard-charging Minnesota Wild – to make it back to the post-season after missing out in 2013-14. And altho…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Parise scores twice, Wild set team record with 6 goals in 3rd p…

    Parise scores twice, Wild set team record with 6 goals in 3rd period of 6-2 win over Stars

    NHL.com ESPN.com Feb 23 (5 days ago)
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Zach Parise scored twice and the Minnesota Wild set a team record with six goals in the third period of a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. The Wild are an NHL-best 11-1-1 since the All-Star break, outscorin...
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • NHL Three Stars: Dubnyk blanks Oilers; Avs topple Blackhawks

    NHL Three Stars: Dubnyk blanks Oilers; Avs topple Blackhawks

    yahoo.com NHL.com Feb 21 (7 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Devan Dubnyk, Minnesota Wild He only had to face 15 shots on goal, but Dubnyk snagged all 15 in the Minnesota Wild’s 4-0 win over his former team, the Edmonton Oilers. Justin Fontaine scored two goals. It was Devan Dubnyk's sixth shutout on …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Mikko Koivu scores in overtime as Wild edge Flames 3-2

    Mikko Koivu scores in overtime as Wild edge Flames 3-2

    NHL.com Feb 19
    CALGARY - Mikko Koivu scored the game-winner at 1:50 of overtime as the Minnesota Wild won 3-2 Wednesday night over the Calgary Flames. Alone in the slot, Koivu took a pass from Charlie Coyle and moved in on Jonas Hiller and put a shot over h...
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Jets lose Mathieu Perreault for possibly rest of regular season

    Jets lose Mathieu Perreault for possibly rest of regular season

    yahoo.com Feb 18
    The Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars are all playing good hockey at the moment. The Winnipeg Jets have been as well, winning four of five, but mounting injuries are threatening to knock them out of their current wild card standing. Pau…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Jamie Benn scores first career hat trick – here are five player…

    Jamie Benn scores first career hat trick – here are five players waiting for their own

    Multi-goal games happen on a near nightly basis, but it takes a special night for a player to complete a hat trick. There have been strange hat tricks in NHL history – heck, Mason Raymond has three in his career – but even most gifted offensive talents …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • How Devan Dubnyk gave Minnesota Wild their groove back

    How Devan Dubnyk gave Minnesota Wild their groove back

    yahoo.com Feb 16
    Timing is everything. Especially for a goalie. Especially for an NHL goalie named Devan Dubnyk. The Edmonton Oilers decide to end his five-season tenure there last season and shipped him to the Nashville Predators, where he obviously had no chance to st…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • In The Cards: Josh Harding’s “Heroic Inspiration” is his father

    In The Cards: Josh Harding’s “Heroic Inspiration” is his father

    Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding became an inspiration to people with multiple sclerosis after he was diagnosed with the disease, but battled back and won the Masterton Trophy in 2013. Randomly inserted in packs of 2014-15 O-Pee-Chee is a card autogra…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • How the Minnesota Wild almost landed Peter Forsberg in 2007-08

    How the Minnesota Wild almost landed Peter Forsberg in 2007-08

    By Tom Lynn Despite the atmosphere in private, the regular season was going very well for the Wild in 2007-08, even more so than the prior season. Similar to 2006-07, the Wild came out of the gate in ’07 with five straight wins, and seven in their first…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 17:53

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Feb 24
    Steve Levy, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside previewed the Sharks' trade deadline needs and the Devils' trade plans and looked at the Wild Card race in the Eastern Conference.
  • Video - Wild Explode For Six Goals In Third Period 00:47

    Wild Explode For Six Goals In Third Period

    Feb 22
    Zach Parise scored two goals in Minnesota's 6-2 win over Dallas.
  • Video - Playoff Hopefuls Square Off In Calgary 01:23

    Playoff Hopefuls Square Off In Calgary

    Feb 17
    When the teams meet Wednesday night, both the Wild and Flames are in need of points in the cluttered race for the final playoff spots in the Western Conference.
  • Video - "SportsCenter's" Inside The NHL 17:41

    "SportsCenter's" Inside The NHL

    Feb 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside looked at the Islanders heading into the trade deadline, the pieces the Canucks need to add to make the playoffs and why Saturday's Kings-Sharks game is the most important outdoor game ever played.

Sports Columnists

  • Watch live

    Feb 26
    Phil Jackson is in the arena tonight for the Nebraska-Ohio State game on ESPN, likely to get a look at the Buckeyes' D'Angelo Russell, currently No. 4...
  • ESPN Now

    Feb 26
    S Mike Mitchell's restructuring will save the Steelers more than $2.4M of cap room, a source tells ESPN's John Clayton. Mitchell converted a $2M roste...
  • ESPN Now

    Feb 25
    Some within the Chicago organization cling to hope that a Derrick Rose return in the six-week range is feasible, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. But t...
  • ESPN Now

    Feb 25
    Patrick Kane will miss at least 24 calendar days. He could reportedly be out as much as 10 weeks and miss the start of the postseason, meaning the Bla...