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Minnesota Wild: Niederreiter Surging Over Last Five Games

You probably noticed that Nino Niederreiter has had a very strong last five games.  But what you probably didn’t notice was that he’s been the best on the Minnesota Wild in that stretch and one of the best in the NHL as well. Thursday night’s game was huge for Nino Niederreiter.  Just when the Wild […] Minnesota Wild: Niederreiter Surging Over Last Five Games - Gone Puck...
Via Gone Puck Wild
2 hours ago

Hockey Day Minnesota All-Day Thread

Your catch-all thread for all the action from Stillwater on Hockey Day Minnesota 2017!!! A total of six games on the docket for today as live hockey action starts early at 10AM from Scenic Stillwater, Minnesota. The day will conclude at Xcel Energy Center in Downtown St. Paul as the Wild takes on the Anaheim Ducks. Stick around all day as we celebrate the game of Hockey in...
Via Hockey Wilderness
1 day ago

Niederreiter scores twice in Wild's victory

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Nino Niederreiter had two power-play goals and an assist, including the go-ahead score for the Minnesota Wild with 7:06 remaining in a 4-3 victory over Arizona on Thursday night after the Coyotes came back from a two-goal deficit.With Shane Doan in the penalty box for hooking, Niederreiter knocked in a nifty redirect of Mikael Granlund's slap shot for the winner...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Jonas Brodin out at least month with broken finger

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin will miss at least the next month because of a broken finger. Brodin was hurt Tuesday in the Wild's 4-3 loss to New Jersey. After Brodin was examined by a specialist, the Wild announced Wednesday that Brodin will be out for a minimum of four weeks. The Western Conference-leading Wild had successfully dodged the injury...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jared Spurgeon scores crazy goal

If Jared Spurgeon’s goal on Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils isn’t named the best of the year, it at least deserves to be in the conversation. After the puck deflected and hit off the opposing netminder, Spurgeon tipped the puck down to himself before batting in an absolute beauty of goal. I’ve watched a lot of hockey and I don’t think I’ve seen a goal quite...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Slow and Steady Winning the Race for Staal

Eric Staal has proven to be the most consistent point producer in the Minnesota Wild lineup this season.  It’s no coincidence that with a slow and steady pace he’s climbed back into the ranks of elite scorers in the NHL. Consistency, it’s a hard thing to find in the NHL.  The idea that you can […] Minnesota Wild: Slow and Steady Winning the Race for Staal - Gone Puck Wild...
Via Gone Puck Wild
3 days ago

Wild mascot beats Blackhawks mascot with bat on 'birthday'

Thursday night marked the apparent birthday of Nordy, the Minnesota Wild’s beloved mascot. To celebrate the event, mascots from several other NHL teams made the trip to Xcel Energy Center for their colleague’s special day. And how do NHL mascots celebrate birthdays, you ask? By allowing the birthday mascot to beat a rival mascot senseless with a bat, apparently, with the victim...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Crazy stat: The Minnesota Wild have only lost one game this season by more than one goal

The Minnesota Wild have been on quite the roll of late, winning each of their past 11 games. Their streak has pushed them up the standings and into a tight battle with the Chicago Blackhawks for the top spot in the Central Division. The winning streak is impressive enough as is, but behind the streak and the team’s season are a plethora of statistics which are almost too good to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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