Minnesota Wild defeat Columbus Blue Jackets, 3-2

COLUMBUS, OHIO - It's been the Wild's dirty little secret for a month, something Brent Burns has virtually begged to keep out of print for superstitious reasons.

The defenseman with every tool in the toolbox has rediscovered his 'A' game after injuries ruined his past two seasons.

But after perhaps his most dominant performance since 2007-08 during the Wild's 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night at Nationwide Arena, there's no hiding it anymor...

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Four weeks into the season, the Wild already has recalled forwards on four occasions from the Houston Aeros, the team's American Hockey League affiliate.

While injuries are wreaking havoc on the Minnesota lineup, General Manager Chuck Fletcher said there is a silver lining.

"What's cool about this year, the kids we're calling up, they've all been the best kids down there and they're all young players of the future," Fletcher said. "You look at [Colto...