The old adage in pro sports is you don't lose your spot because of an injury, but it doesn't say anything about illness.
When Antti Miettinen... Read more
DENVER - The Minnesota Wild got the best of the Colorado Avalanche — again.
Mikko Koivu and Andrew Ebbett scored in the shootout, and Josh... Read more
At the end in Chicago, Andrew Ebbett only broke a sweat chomping on pressbox popcorn. At the end in Montreal, Guillaume Latendresse broke a bigger... Read more
Not so long ago, Wild coach Todd Richards would have expected silence in such a situation. But Friday night, with his team trailing by two goals in... Read more
NASHVILLE — It's indisputable now.
The Wild, the same team that couldn't score, defend or, most of all, win not too long ago, is officially... Read more
CALGARY, ALBERTA - Like all athletes who double as human beings (allegedly) and breathe the same air we all do (allegedly), Miikka Kiprusoff slumps... Read more
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - A Las Vegas oddsmaker probably would have given gutsy bettors million-to-1 odds on the likelihood of Shane Hnidy and... Read more
The refs must have had a red-eye to catch. Road warrior Wild players, making a brief Twin Cities pit stop before hitting the friendly skies yet... Read more
At the end in Montreal, Guillaume Latendresse felt shackled with shattered confidence.
New Canadiens coach Jacques Martin played him fourth-line... Read more
Before Saturday's game at Ottawa, the Wild was 10-2-1 in its past 13 -- the hottest team in the West. And it gained four points in the... Read more
Maybe the hockey gods just have a cruel sense of humor. Wild coach Todd Richards couldn't offer any other explanation for his team's recent... Read more
Niklas Backstrom, the Wild player most affected by last week's equipment fire, wore his third chest protector in three games Wednesday... Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Guillaume Latendresse just needed a change of scenery.
Latendresse scored twice to help the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis... Read more
LOS ANGELES - Last season, December ruined the Wild's season. This season, December might have saved it.
After going belly-up during a 10-loss... Read more
ANAHEIM, CALIF. - There'd be no SoCal sweep for the Wild.
One night after upending the Los Angeles Kings with a late dramatic goal, the Wild was... Read more
The Los Angeles Kings didn't arrive in the Twin Cities until 3:30 Thursday morning after playing 1,100 miles away in Calgary.
If the Kings were... Read more
It was like nothing changed.
Friday, the second Jacques Lemaire blew his whistle to end the New Jersey Devils' practice, the door was open and... Read more
CHICAGO - Tuesday morning, Joel Quenneville went on and on about how much fun it is to coach the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks are young,... Read more
Six hundred games and 10 years in the NHL mean two things: longevity and a little privacy.
Hit both landmarks and you get your own room on the... Read more
CHICAGO - When Patrick Kane gets to TD Garden in Boston on Thursday morning for the pregame skate, the Blackhawks' leader in goals will be focused... Read more
The rare Sidney Crosby Twin Cities' visit was obvious well before game time.
During pregame warmups Monday night, Pittsburgh's end was covered... Read more
Wednesday night, the Wild first beat the Vancouver Canucks on the scoreboard, then beat them up.
John Scott, especially, had a fight for the... Read more
GLENDALE, ARIZ. - Third-period miracles don't happen every night -- hence the word, miracle.
Exactly seven nights after the Wild staged the... Read more
DALLAS - Another four-goal deficit led to more late-game drama from the Wild on Monday night, but the latest near-comeback didn't compare to the... Read more
From the comfort of his couch, Brent Burns has watched the Wild rally over and over again.
Fourteen times the team has come from behind to win... Read more
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