NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed forward Mikael Granlund to a one-year, $3.75 million contract, bringing him back to the team that traded for him in February...
Nashville Predators (34-26-8, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (31-30-9, fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Dallas Stars (37-21-8, third in the Central Division) vs. Nashville Predators (32-26-8, sixth in the Central Division)
Nashville Predators (32-25-8, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (32-26-7, sixth in the Central Division)
Colorado Avalanche (38-18-7, second in the Central Division) vs. Nashville Predators (32-23-8, fourth in the Central Division)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators gambled that keeping Mikael Granlund instead of trading the pending free agent at the deadline could help them play their way into the postseason....
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are trying to stay close enough in the playoff chase to be where they need to be when the season ends.
Columbus Blue Jackets (30-19-13, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Nashville Predators (29-23-8, fifth in the Central Division)
St. Louis Blues (32-16-10, first in the Central Division) vs. Nashville Predators (28-22-7, fourth in the Central Division)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Nashville Predators knew they were going to be in for a hard-fought, physical battle against the defending Stanley Cup Champions. They were ready.
New York Islanders (33-16-6, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Nashville Predators (26-22-7, sixth in the Central Division)
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala's potential has largely gone unfulfilled, a fast-skating, slick-handed forward with not nearly enough goals to match his skills.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Granlund had a goal and an assist to lead to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mikael Granlund scored 1:11 into overtime, lifting the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — William Nylander, Zach Hyman and Rasmus Sandin each scored and had an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Nashville Predators 5-2 Monday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have just two wins in 2020, both against the Nashville Predators.
Rickard Rakell had a goal and an assist, John Gibson made 33 saves and the Ducks...
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored for the third consecutive game and the Boston Bruins beat Nashville 6-2 on Tuesday night, spoiling the debut of new Predators coach John Hynes.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Boston's latest victory snapped the Bruins' losing streak and spoiled the debut of the Nashville Predators' new coach.
Nashville Predators (18-14-6, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (22-14-4, third in the Central Division)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Paul Stastny’s 700th career point was certainly dramatic.
Max Pacioretty tied the game with less than a second left in regulation and Stastny scored at 1:52 of...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson put on show to celebrate his 21st birthday with 12 family members and friends watching in the crowd.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene was feeling a bit nervous before his debut with Nashville. A misstep in the pregame warmup helped the Predators’ new free agent feel more at ease.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have re-signed left wing Kevin Fiala to a two-year, $6 million contract.
The deal with the restricted free agent was done on Wednesday, two days...
DALLAS (AP) — Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne withstood a flurry of shots when the Dallas Stars had an extended power play in the second period, including a 5-on-3 advantage.
As the Minnesota Wild crawled to the end of this fruitless season, there was no more fitting way to finish.
The consecutive shutouts by Boston and Dallas gave the...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The patience Minnesota Wild general manager Paul Fenton exercised last summer during his first offseason in charge has yielded to a more aggressive approach.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Wild and center Eric Staal have agreed to terms on a two-year, $6.5 million contract extension, after the NHL trade deadline passed with the 15-year veteran staying put...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Poile insisted he would have been just fine if adding Brian Boyle earlier this month was Nashville's final deal this season.
The Latest on the NHL's trade deadline day (all times Eastern):
NHL teams made 20 trades on deadline day involving 32 players. It the most total deals on the final day of the...
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...
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.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A big advantage on special teams was the difference Tuesday night for the Minnesota Wild.
Ryan Suter and Jason Zucker scored 55 seconds apart late in the second period and the Wild converted on all three of their power plays, beating the staggering Vancouver Canucks 3-2 to stop a three-game slide.
"Three goals on the power play, that's the recipe for a win on the road. It's a good two points for us," said Mikael Granlund, who had two assists.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal ensured two solid periods didn't go to waste for the Minnesota Wild.
Staal scored his second goal of the game with 5:58 left and Minnesota overcame a sloppy third period to beat the Ottawa Senators 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Matt Dumba also scored twice as the Wild ended a two-game slide and won for the 12th time in 17 games. Mikael Granlund had three assists.
"We gutted it out and got the job done," Staal said. "It doesn't matter how you do it."
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mikael Granlund opened the season with a trio of forgettable games.
"I hardly ever touched the puck," the Minnesota Wild forward recalled.
Those days are long gone.
Granlund scored his team-high 10th goal of the season in the third period to lift the Wild over the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Sunday.
Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves, and the Wild got their fifth win in six games and 10th in their past 12. They completed a franchise-record seven-game road trip at 5-2.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Long road trips can be daunting for any team, yet the Minnesota Wild are making it look easy.
The Wild, who are on a franchise-record, seven-game trek, got their fourth win in six stops, defeating the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Friday night.
Minnesota got two goals and an assist from Mikael Granlund as it won its ninth in its last 11.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zach Parise hit another milestone in his distinguished career Thursday night. He was more pleased about helping teammate Nico Niederreiter out of a prolonged scoring drought.
Parise had a goal and an assist to reach 700 points, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — As they embark on their longest road trip ever, the Minnesota Wild managed to bounce back from a loss in Vancouver despite playing for the second night in a row.
Mikael Granlund scored with 5:48 left, Eric Staal had a goal and two assists, and the Wild beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Fourth-liners Eric Fehr and Marcus Foligno teamed for an awkward goal early and played some tough defense late.
Fehr and Jonas Brodin scored their first goals of the season, and the Minnesota Wild won their fourth straight by beating the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.
Empty-net goals by Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu accounted for the final margin. Devan Dubnyk stopped 23 shots and had an assist.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Finishing a tiring stretch with four games in six nights, the Minnesota Wild twice faced a two-goal deficit in the first to the dangerous Tampa Bay Lightning.
Minnesota coach Bruce Boudreau has learned a very important lesson about his team in the early part of this season, though. The Wild know they can come back from slow starts.
Mikael Granlund scored 3:43 into overtime and Minnesota beat Tampa Bay 5-4 on Saturday night.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild returned home from Winnipeg and regrouped to roar back in their first-round playoff series.
The Jets were a late arrival for Game 3 in more ways than one.
Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise had power-play goals in the first period for the spark that was missing on the road, and the Wild scored four times in the second to beat the Jets 6-2 on Sunday night.
"We're here to play," goalie Devan Dubnyk said, "and we're fully capable of pushing hard."
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Matt Dumba and the Minnesota Wild started a defining two-game stretch against the Dallas Stars with a determined performance.
They're one step closer to a spot in the playoffs.
"That was what fueled the fire, just wanting to bury these guys," Dumba said. "Not let them think that they could potentially get back into this thing by getting a couple victories against us."
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal has been the ideal leader for the Minnesota Wild, continuing to produce no matter who he's skating with while coach Bruce Boudreau searches for the most effective combinations.
This latest line sure looks like it works well.
Staal had three goals and two assists to combine with linemates Mikael Granlund and Jason Zucker for 14 points and propel the surging Wild to an 8-3 victory on Tuesday over the St. Louis Blues, who lost their seventh straight game.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Daniel Winnik walked the final block to the arena so he wouldn't be late. Tyler Ennis rear-ended teammate Matt Dumba as the two approached Minnesota's Xcel Energy Center. Jonas Brodin arrived just minutes before the pregame warmups because of a blizzard hitting the Twin Cities.
Stripped of their normal pregame routine, the Wild were still plenty prepared to face Ottawa.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Central Division has been the NHL's tightest this season, with not much separation from top to bottom.
Minnesota's win over division-leading Winnipeg on Saturday night only jammed it up some more.
Matt Dumba had two goals, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund also scored and the Wild beat the Jets 4-1.
Dumba got his goals in the third period, helping Minnesota win its second straight behind 32 saves from Devan Dubnyk.