Tonight, Minnesota finally won a Stanley Cup Playoff series on their home ice. This was the first time ever. I love the end of the series handshakes. No one from either team threatened to kill anyone or kick their ass. No one was pulled out of line.While the Blues are a great rivalry. There's doesn't seem to be a lot of hatred between the two teams. Maybe it's because the players...
Today, the Minnesota Wild defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-1. With the win, the Wild win the series 4-2. What's more impressive, there were five goals scored in this game: Four-of-five goals were scored by former college/WCHA hockey players.Hey, I am not done yet, three-of-four goals were scored by former Fighting Sioux forwards.
ST PAUL, MN – APRIL 22: Ryan Suter #20 of the Minnesota Wild checks Ryan Reaves #75 of the St. Louis Blues into the boards during the second period in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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The Minnesota Wild eliminated the St. Louis Blues in six games on Sunday afternoon, and will now face the Blackhawks in the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have signed Swiss center Christoph Bertschy (BAIRT'-chee) to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2015-16 season.
The Wild announced the signing Sunday.
A 21-year-old native of Fribourg, Switzerland, Bertschy had 14 goals, 16 assists and 26 penalty minutes in 44 games with SC Bern in the Swiss League in 2014-15. He added a...
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The Minnesota Wild had a strong bounce back performance to beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1. They now lead the series 3-2 and are heading back home to Minnesota for Game 6, where they look to close out the series. The Scoop The Blues came out flying in front of their home crowd and dominated […]
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ST PAUL, MN – APRIL 20: Goalie Jake Allen #34 of the St. Louis Blues blocks a shot by Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild as Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the Blues helps to defend the net during the third period in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild...
Chris Coleman, the mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, wasn’t sure what happened to the Minnesota Wild in Game 4 in their series against the St. Louis Blues. Following a dominant Game 3 win, the Wild were blasted at home by a lopsided score.
Coleman’s reaction mimicked the feelings felt from Wild fans everywhere:
.@mnwild #WTF was that?
— Chris Coleman (@mayorcoleman) April 23...
St. Paul mayor Chris Coleman after the Minnesota Wild’s Wednesday blowout loss tweets:
.@mnwild #WTF was that?— Chris Coleman (@mayorcoleman) April 23, 2015Nicely done.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (above, left, with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and mascot Nordy) took to Twitter on Wednesday night and articulated quite well the general disposition of Minnesota Wild fans in the wake of the team’s 6-1 shellacking at the hands of the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of the teams’ playoff...Read More
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Tonight, the Wild got outplayed, out worked and looked like a bunch deer in the headlights. I think Zach Parise sums it up best with his post-gane comments. Not a great effort by the hometown team, but the series is tied 2-2.Zach Parise was blunt after the #mnwild's 6-1 loss. "I thought we were pretty brutal to be honest."— Chad Graff (@ChadGraff) April 23, 2015
The Blues woke up in a big way in Game 4 and Vladimir Tarasenko was a major factor in the team’s offense. Tarasenko scored earlier on a deflection, but his second goal of the night was a thing of beauty and was pretty similar to his insane effort against the Rangers earlier in the year.
GIF: another look at Tarasenko's 2nd goal pic.twitter.com/0qHPQa0WgS
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The Minnesota Wild were greatly energized from a deafening Xcel Energy Center crowd and put on their best overall performance of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Wild commanded St. Louis all night and defeated the Blues 3-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. The Rundown Minnesota took control of this hockey game early […]
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Saturday afternoon the St. Louis defeated the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-1 to tie the series up at one game apiece. The Skinny From the begin of the game, the Blues came into Game 2 trying to send a message with physical play. Ken Hitchcock made a statement by starting Blues’ enforcer Ryan […]
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Game 2 between the Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues will likely be remembered for the Blues’ victory and Vladimir Tarasenko’s hat trick, but there was one save from Devan Dubnyk which deserves to be highlighted.
The Wild pulled Dubnyk with time winding down in the third, but Dubnyk was forced to make a desperation save on a Steve Ott shot from center ice.
Minnesota Wild lead series 1-0
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Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has an injury that has clouded his availability for Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues.
Cooke did not practice Tuesday, due to what Wild coach Mike Yeo would only describe as ''discomfort.'' Yeo said Cooke is ''definitely a possibility'' to play Thursday, but he added that if the team were to decide Cooke wasn...
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| gettyimages.com The NHL playoffs begin this week. I figured it’d be a good idea for TopSportsReport to have rankings to help fans understand the playoffs better, make their predictions better, and also, simply increase discussion surrounding this year’s playoffs. The goalie is one of the most important players on the ice, if not the most important. Taking...
The Minnesota Wild have been one of the hottest teams in the NHL in the second half of the regular season. They have shown off their balanced offence, strong defence, and superb goaltending from mid-season acquisition Devan Dubnyk. Last night against the Nashville Predators, the Wild came back from an 0-2 deficit to score four...
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Christian Folin returns to NHL. (Photo/USA TODAY Sports)The Minnesota Wild have recalled defenseman Christian Folin from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
After only days passed following his reassignment to Iowa and skating in a single game without tallying a point, Folin will return to the National Hockey League (NHL) level.
The Gothenburg, Sweden native has...
Christian Folin reassigned to Iowa. (Photo/Getty Images)The Minnesota Wild has reassigned defenseman Christian Folin to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Folin, who has only skated in two games since March 6, will hopefully get more playing time in Iowa. While at the National Hockey League (NHL) level this year, the defenseman has tallied 10 points (2g, 8a), a plus...
Jordyn Leopold, the 10-year-old daughter of Minnesota Wild defenseman Jordan Leopold, has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame this week after an emotional letter she wrote in December in which she pleads with her dad’s new team to trade for him went viral. The latest perk from her sudden celebrity will come when she leads...Read More
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Jordan Leopold is now a member of the Minnesota Wild, and as anyone who has seen his daughter’s adorable yet heartbreaking letter to the team’s coaches asking them to bring her daddy back home is aware, no one is probably more happy than 10-year-old Jordyn. Leopold, a Golden Valley, Minn., native who starred on the...Read More
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