Koivu ‘totally confident’ in return from ACL surgery

Hockey 02/14/19, 18:14

Leaning on his crutches, just six days after reconstructive surgery on his right knee, Mikko Koivu was asked if he had concern about his ability to return to the Minnesota Wild next season at age 36.Just as if he were corralling a puck with a quick flick of his stick ...

Oilers stop 6-game losing streak with 4-1 win over Wild

Hockey 02/07/19, 22:59

Darnell Nurse gave reeling Edmonton an early boost by scoring 2:15 into the first period, and the Oilers stopped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory Thursday night over Minnesota that sent the Wild to their fourth straight loss.Ty Rattie, Leon Draisaitl and Zack Kassian also scored, Connor McDavid ...

Koivu injury further complicates trade deadline for Wild

Hockey 02/07/19, 20:42

Their hold on a spot in the playoffs hardly firm, the Minnesota Wild's streak of six straight postseason appearances took a hit when captain Mikko Koivu tore the ACL and meniscus in his right knee .For the 35-year-old Koivu, who has never advanced past the Western Conference semifinals and has ...

Gustafsson’s second goal lifts Blackhawks past Wild in OT

Hockey 02/02/19, 23:33

Erik Gustafsson scored his second goal of the game 1:19 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.Alex DeBrincat and Jonathan Toews also scored for Chicago, and Patrick Kane had an assist to extend his point streak to 11 games. Rookie ...

Coyle scores, Wild beat Golden Knights 4-2

Hockey 01/21/19, 21:23

Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild past the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Monday.With the win, the Wild moved past Colorado and Vancouver into the top wild-card slot in the Western Conference. Minnesota takes on Colorado on Wednesday, ...

Coyle’s third-period goal sends Wild past Golden Knights 4-2

Hockey 01/21/19, 21:10

Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild past the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Monday.With the win, the Wild moved past Colorado and Vancouver into the top wild-card slot in the Western Conference. Minnesota takes on Colorado on Wednesday, ...

Zach Parise breaks tie, Wild edge Maple Leafs 4-3

Hockey 01/03/19, 17:35

Zach Parise broke a tie off a turnover early in the third period and the Minnesota Wild rallied to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Thursday.Auston Matthews lost the puck to Parise, who beat goalie Michael Hutchinson high over his glove at 4:21 for his 18th goal of the ...

Crosby, Kessel keep Penguins rolling with 3-2 win over Wild

Hockey 12/31/18, 20:44

Phil Kessel had a goal and two assists, and Sidney Crosby added a goal and assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins kept rolling with a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.Casey DeSmith, who stopped 40 shots to beat Minnesota on Dec. 20, made 31 saves for Pittsburgh, which ...

Niederreiter scores twice as Wild beat Panthers 5-1

Hockey 12/13/18, 22:52

Nino Niederreiter scored twice, Ryan Suter had three assists and Devan Dubnyk finished with 30 saves as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Thursday night.Eric Staal, Zach Parise and Jonas Brodin also scored for Minnesota, which was coming off a 7-1 win over Montreal on Tuesday. Niederreiter ...

Dumba scores twice, Wild rout Canadiens 7-1

Hockey 12/11/18, 22:57

Matt Dumba scored twice, Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves and the Minnesota Wild took out some recent frustrations on the Montreal Canadiens in a 7-1 victory Tuesday night.The Wild scored four times in the second period to recover from a lousy swing through Western Canada, when Minnesota dropped two of ...

Koivu has goal, 2 assists; Wild crush Canucks 6-2

Hockey 11/15/18, 22:50

Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists, and the surging Minnesota Wild beat the road-weary Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Thursday night.Eric Staal had a goal and an assist, and Charlie Coyle, Nino Niederreiter, Matt Dumba and Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild, who had a season high in ...

Suspension over early, Wilson helps lead Caps past Wild

Hockey 11/13/18, 23:22

Tom Wilson returned early from his player-safety suspension and scored a first-period goal, helping the Washington Capitals cool off Minnesota with a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night for the Wild's first regulation loss at home.Dmitry Orlov had his first two goals of the season and an assist, Andre Burakovsky and ...

Fehr, Brodin get first goals of season; Wild beat Kings 4-1

Hockey 10/25/18, 23:09

Eric Fehr and Jonas Brodin scored their first goals of the season, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.Devan Dubnyk stopped 23 shots and had an assist for the Wild, winners of four straight. Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu scored empty-net goals.Kyle Clifford scored ...

Johansen, Forsberg lead Predators over Wild 4-2

Hockey 10/15/18, 23:09

Ryan Johansen and P.K. Subban each had two assists, and the Nashville Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night for their fifth win in six games.Craig Smith, Mattias Ekholm, Filip Forsberg and Miikka Salomaki scored for Nashville, and Pekka Rinne finished with 29 saves.Minnesota lost for the fourth ...

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