ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild re-signed forward Nick Bjugstad to a one-year, $900,000 contract on Monday, bringing back some useful depth up front.
Bjugstad had six goals, 11 assists and a career-best plus-7 rating in 44 games this season, his first with his home-state team.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed forward Joel Eriksson Ek to a $42 million, eight-year contract Friday that carries an an annual salary cap hit of $5.25 million.
Eriksson Ek had a career-high 30 points on 19 goals and 11 assists in 56 games last season.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Relegated to the fourth line down the stretch of Minnesota's season and left off the ice for the beginning of the playoffs, Zach Parise was not pleased with his diminished role.
In the end, the Minnesota Wild were left with another early exit from the playoffs.
Still, this truncated season, while fully enveloped by COVID-19 protocols, looked a little bit like a new beginning.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The stars are scoring for the Vegas Golden Knights, all four lines are producing, and the goaltending has been superb.
That's how to take control of a playoff series.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves for his 16th career postseason shutout, Nicolas Roy scored twice and the Golden Knights beat Minnesota 4-0 in Game 4 on Saturday night to shove the Wild to the verge of elimination.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights trudged into the locker room at the first intermission with little to like, other than the time left in the game.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Between hard hitting, fast skating, a torrid pace, spectacular goaltending — Game 1 of the first-round series between the Minnesota Wild and Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday had everything but a goal in regulation.
The Vegas Golden Knights have set a new standard for the expansion team in professional sports, enjoying a remarkable amount of success over just four NHL seasons.
They reached the Stanley Cup finals in their first year and advanced to the Western Conference finals after the pandemic pause last season.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov scored 17 seconds into overtime to send the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
Kaprizov, the rookie sensation with 27 goals this season, snapped a quick shot that was stopped by Anaheim goalie John Gibson, but drove the net and found the puck on a rebound and easily scored with Gibson unable to recover...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jonas Brodin scored with 1:06 left, 26 seconds after Kirill Kaprizov had tied the game, and the Minnesota Wild rallied past the Vegas Golden Knights 6-5 on Monday night.
Nick Bonino added two goals and an assist, while Joel Eriksson Ek and Kevin Fiala also scored for Minnesota, which trailed by two goals twice in the game...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mats Zuccarello had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild stayed hot at home by downing the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Saturday...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After several humbling losses to the West Division leader, the Minnesota Wild sent quite the message to the Colorado Avalanche in their last of eight regular season matchups...
Arizona Coyotes (12-12-4, sixth in the West Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (17-8-1, second in the West Division)...