Playoffs

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April 03, 2019 - 5:31 am
The Minnesota Wild's playoff streak came to an end late Tuesday after six seasons. The Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-1 Tuesday night, thanks to 32 saves from Devan Dubnyk and two goals from Zach Parise in his return from injury. But the Colorado Avalanche, who Minnesota trailed by five points for...
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Dubnyk and Foligno
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March 30, 2019 - 10:17 am
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 in a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday night. Despite the loss, the Golden Knights clinched...
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Teuvo Teravainen scores on Devan Dubnyk
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March 24, 2019 - 7:45 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Teuvo Teravainen had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes kept pace in the playoff race with a 5-1 win over the Wild. Jordan Staal, Brett Pesce, Andrei Svechnikov and Lucas Wallmark also scored for Carolina, which picked up its fifth win in seven games to keep its...
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Karl-Anthony Towns has the ball
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March 01, 2019 - 4:41 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Karl-Anthony Towns started fast against an Indiana Pacers team missing two of its top players. But the Timberwolves were unable to hold off the Pacers down the stretch, losing Thursday night 122-115. Bojan Bogdanovic scored a season-high 35 points fpr Indiana, who played without...
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Wild coach Bruce Boudreau and the bench
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February 19, 2019 - 6:15 am
It's been a long wait for the Wild to turn their season around. In nine games this month, they have just one win. One. And in the current home stand, their record is 0-2-1. 0 as in zero wins. Not the way a team in the state of hockey gets ready for a playoff run. If there is one. Going into Tuesday...
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April 21, 2018 - 9:32 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Karl-Anthony Towns knows he needs to improve to keep the Timberwolves playing more postseason basketball. Towns has drawn the wrath of critics after scoring all of 13 points in the first two games of the Wolves' first-round NBA series with the Houston Rockets, who have a...
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April 21, 2018 - 9:18 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 on Friday night to win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history. Connor Hellebuyck made 30...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:54 am
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...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:37 am
HOUSTON (AP) - Trailing by 1 in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Houston Rockets needed someone to step up. No surprise that it was James Harden who came through. Harden scored 44 points and powered a big fourth-quarter run that allowed the Rockets to outlast the...
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