ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Defenseman Jared Spurgeon had a goal and two assists, Zack Parise stayed hot and Minnesota scored three goals in a 4:13 span of the second period to cruise to a 7-2 victory...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov closed his eyes, unloaded a wobbly shot and transformed himself into the latest star for the Carolina Hurricanes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anytime the Los Angeles Kings can get an early goal from Anze Kopitar and pair it with key saves from Jonathan Quick, it is usually going to result in a win.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild are showing signs of sorting things out after a rocky start to the season.
Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and...
Minnesota Wild (4-7-0, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (4-8-1, fifth in the Central Division)
Los Angeles Kings (4-6-0, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (3-7-0, seventh in the Central Division)
Minnesota Wild (3-6-0, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Nashville Predators (5-3-1, second in the Central Division)
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coach Bruce Boudreau called it the team's most complete game of the season.
It was done short-handed.
Eric Staal broke out of an early slump with two goals and...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk left Tuesday night's 3-0 win against Edmonton after being injured early in the second period.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild called a players-only meeting as they struggled to start the season. In their first game since that meeting, the Wild earned a win and gained a sense of...
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a habit of falling behind early this season.
That didn't matter much against a slow, tired opponent Tuesday.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado lost the lead and momentum, yet a great pass and quick stick put the Avalanche back in the lead.
Philipp Grubauer made it stand up with some big saves in the final...
Mats Zuccarello scored the deciding goal and had two assists to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night in NHL preseason play in St. Paul,...
In an Associated Press and Canadian Press survey of player representatives from all 31 NHL teams, 48.4% favored changing the current divisional playoff format. A selection of player...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota raced off to a big lead against Winnipeg on Tuesday, and then started watching the scoreboard to see if its faint playoff hopes would survive another...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — They don't call it the wild, wild West for nothing.
The aptly named Minnesota Wild are still alive in the Western Conference playoff race after Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 shots...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild finally played like a team urgently scrapping to remain in the playoff picture. They have 10 games to prove it's not too little too late.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Martin Jones and the Western Conference-leading San Jose Sharks are peaking as they head into the playoffs.
Jones made 24 saves to continue his hot streak and lead the...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jason Zucker scored all three of Minnesota's goals for his first career hat trick, Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves for his second shutout of the season and the Wild beat Tampa Bay...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jason Zucker kept putting the puck in the net for the Minnesota Wild. And, Devan Dubnyk refused to let any get by him.
Zucker scored all three of Minnesota's goals for his...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen's patience in the shootout is making Minnesota goalies very angry and grabbing extra points for Nashville.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — On an emotional night in which Calgary retired the jersey of Jarome Iginla, Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played the role of spoiler.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek didn't need a review or a challenge to know he scored the game-winning goal for Minnesota against Winnipeg.
NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Parise and his newest teammate got the Minnesota Wild a much-needed win.
Parise had a goal and an assist, and the Wild ended a five-game skid with a 4-1 win over the New...
DALLAS (AP) — Tyler Seguin didn't like what he saw on the scoreboard at the second intermission, and he did his best to change that.
Seguin scored two goals in the final eight minutes, lifting the Dallas Stars over the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Friday night.
"I thought after 40 minutes we deserved to win that game," Seguin said.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild and backup goalie Alex Stalock have agreed to terms on a three-year, $2.355 million contract extension.
The deal, announced Tuesday, carries an annual average value of $785,000 against the salary cap over the 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons. The 31-year-old Stalock is in his third season with the Wild, with a 2.92 goals-against average and .894 save percentage over 14 appearances. He has made 10 starts in relief of All-Star Devan Dubnyk.
DENVER (AP) — Eric Staal and the Minnesota Wild have their timing down. Too bad they can't pass on the down time.
Staal had two goals, including the tiebreaker on a second-period power play, Devan Dubnyk made 20 saves and the Wild rolled into the All-Star break by beating the slumping Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Wednesday night.
"You certainly wish you could keep playing if they're going to play like that," Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said. "It was really fun to watch."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild past the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Monday.
With the win, the Wild moved past Colorado and Vancouver into the top wild-card slot in the Western Conference. Minnesota takes on Colorado on Wednesday, the final game before the All-Star break for both teams.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota coach Bruce Boudreau believes the typical sense of urgency to make a playoff push is hitting teams earlier than normal this season.
It certainly seemed that way for the Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Disappointing home losses and tightening standings have a way of doing that.
"The sense of urgency is there," Boudreau said. "I've got to believe it's going to be quite a race from here on in."
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tyler Bertuzzi had a memorable milestone game and helped the Detroit Red Wings get a needed win.
Playing in his 100th career game, Bertuzzi recorded his first career hat trick and the Red Wings beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 for their second win in 11 games.
Bertuzzi completed his three-goal performance at 8:38 of the third period, converting a feed from Gustav Nyquist by lifting a backhand past Devan Dubnyk.
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens lost their game to the Minnesota Wild, but not their captain.
Mikael Granlund scored, Devan Dubnyk stopped 32 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Wild defeated the Canadiens 1-0 Monday night.
The Canadiens got good news about Shea Weber, who was hit in the face with the puck while blocking a shot in the first period.
The Canadiens' captain will travel with the team on a two-game trip, starting Tuesday night in Detroit.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jared Spurgeon and the Minnesota Wild turned a tough start into a nice win.
Spurgeon scored twice to help the Wild beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Saturday.
Jordan Greenway and Zach Parise also scored for the Wild (20-17-3), who improved to 2-0 on a four-game trip. Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots.
TORONTO (AP) — With just one win in seven games the Minnesota Wild needed a lift. Zach Parise provided it.
Parise broke a tie off a turnover early in the third period and the Wild rallied to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Thursday.
"It's been some tough sledding for us," Parise said. "We played a pretty solid game."
Auston Matthews lost the puck to Parise, who beat goalie Michael Hutchinson high over his glove at 4:21 for his 18th goal of the season. Minnesota overcame deficits of 2-0 and 3-2.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rookie goalie MacKenzie Blackwood stopped 37 shots for his first shutout and Pavel Zacha scored short-handed as the New Jersey Devils beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Saturday.
It was the second straight victory for Blackwood, giving the Devils their first two-game winning streak since Nov. 13-15. Andy Greene added an empty-netter to seal the win.
Curtis McElhinney made 28 saves for the Hurricanes who have lost four of their last five.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Devan Dubnyk had a bounce-back game for the Minnesota Wild.
Dubnyk stopped 26 shots to help the Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 Saturday, ending a season-high five-game losing streak.
Defenseman Matt Bartkowski scored in his debut with the Wild, and Charlie Coyle and Eric Fehr also scored. Zach Parise had two assists.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Alexander Radulov was at the end of his shift and tired, but he was on the other side of the ice from the bench when he entered the offensive zone with the puck and time winding down in overtime.
Radulov's decision to stay on the ice instead of going to the bench for a change paid off in a big way for the Dallas Stars.
The veteran forward scored with 10 seconds on the clock in overtime to give Dallas a 2-1 win against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.