Minnesota Wild: Haula, Niederreiter, and Pominville Reunited As Wild Roll

Bruce Boudreau since taking over the Minnesota Wild has experimented with different player combinations trying to find the best chemistry for the team’s success.  On Tuesday he went back to a line combination last year that yielded a very strong result against the Kings. Since taking the reins of the Minnesota Wild Bruce Boudreau has […] Minnesota Wild: Haula, Niederreiter,...
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1 hour ago

Shackles off: Pominville, Wild take on Leafs

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Look no further than Jason Pominville for evidence that things are going better offensively for the Minnesota Wild under new coach Bruce Boudreau. Heading into his third game of the season Thursday night vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pominville already has his first goal notched. Last season, that's a feat that took more than 20 games as Pominville slogged through...
Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

A quick check on Wild prospects

I did a quick update on the Wild's prospects around the World. Luke Kunin Kunin hasn’t started off great as he has a goal and an assist in four games as of now. I don’t personally get to watch college hockey due to time zones and location but Jack Van Thomme (@Real_JackVT on Twitter), who covers college hockey for Hockey Wilderness, gave me a few more detailed comments on Kunin’s...
Via Hockey Wilderness
19 hours ago

Minnesota Wild are Off to a Slow Shooting Start

The drawn out cry of fans yelling, “Shoooooot!” is often silly but the might be deserved by the Wild early this season. Three games into the NHL season and the Wild enjoy a record of 2-1 and are scoring an average of four goals per game. They’re clearly still a little rough around the edges but the start has to be encouraging to Wild fans desperate to see early signs of success...
Via Hockey Wilderness
23 hours ago

Iowa Wild collapse in the 3rd and lose to Griffins

The Iowa Wild ended up giving up 3 unanswered in the 3rd period and lost 4-3. The Baby Wild ended up collapsing from a 3-1 lead against the Griffins in the 3rd period. They also got outshot 30 to 20. Jeff Hogan, Zach Palmquist and Joel Eriksson-Ek scored for the Wild and then Anthony Mantha started his show. After tying the game at 1-1 in the first Mantha scored 2 more goals in the...
Via Hockey Wilderness
1 day ago

Wild's penalty kill stays perfect in 6-3 win over Kings

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Erik Haula and Jason Pominville scored for Minnesota and assisted on the other's first-period goal, fueling the Wild for a 6-3 victory over Los Angeles that triggered an early exit for Kings goalie Jeff Zatkoff on Tuesday night.After Charlie Coyle, Mikko Koivu and Teemu Pulkkinen tacked on scores for the Wild, Kings coach Darryl Sutter pulled Zatkoff for Peter...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Opportunity Knocks Tonight Against the Kings

The LA Kings skate into the Xcel Center tonight with the Minnesota Wild looking to build on their strong win on Saturday.  This slightly dinged up version of the Kings offers the Wild a chance for a strong win that could gain them a strong footing to propel themselves out front of the division.  Here’s […] Minnesota Wild: Opportunity Knocks Tonight Against the Kings - Gone...
Via Gone Puck Wild
1 day ago

Minnesota Wild: Prosser Looks to Be Odd Man Out

It’s no secret that the Minnesota Wild have a bit of a logjam that has developed in their defensive depth chart.  With two excellent young defenders in Reilly and Folin up to the task of NHL play, is there room any more roster for Nate Prosser? Yesterday the Minnesota Wild announced that Mike Reilly would […] Minnesota Wild: Prosser Looks to Be Odd Man Out - Gone Puck Wild ...
Via Gone Puck Wild
2 days ago

Wild rally with 3 second-period goals to win home opener

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Eric Staal and Chris Stewart each got their first goal with Minnesota since being acquired in the offseason, helping the Wild overcome a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday night.Stewart scored to start the comeback and assisted on Matt Dumba's power-play goal that tied it, then Staal made it 3-2 as the Wild erased the 2-0 deficit with a...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Vanek: 'Minnesota just wasn’t a good fit'

Thomas Vanek wants a mulligan on his declining NHL career. Once an elite NHL scorer topping out at 43 goals back in 2006-2007, Vanek has seen his goal-scoring output fade over the past couple seasons. After signing a three-year contract worth $19.5 million with the Minnesota Wild, Vanek was bought out after scoring just 39 goals in two seasons. The 32-year-old signed a one-year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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