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Joel Eriksson Ek is not happy
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November 08, 2019 - 4:46 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Logan Couture had a goal and three assists, Evander Kane scored his team-leading 10th of the season and the San Jose Sharks held off the Minnesota Wild 6-5 on Thursday night. Tomas Hertl added a goal and two assists for the Sharks in their second consecutive win. Before that...
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A save by Devan Dubnyk against Jori Lehtera
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November 03, 2019 - 6:12 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Wild could have used that two-score lead they believed they had late in the second period. As soon as the goal was waved off, the St. Louis Blues regained control, a sure sign of two teams skating in opposite directions. Ryan O'Reilly scored 2:27 into overtime and the...
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Marcus Foligno of the Wild against the boards with Oscar Fantenberg of the Kings
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October 27, 2019 - 7:54 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Starting with 13 of 18 games on the road, the Wild know they have to make their early home dates count. On Saturday night, they gave their fans plenty of reasons to cheer. Eric Staal scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, Alex Stalock stopped 30 shots and the...
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Jason Zucker of the Wild tests Pekka Rinne
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October 25, 2019 - 5:37 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Wild started out fast, but Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne made it all irrelevant. Rinne made 26 saves, Colton Sissons had a goal and an assist and the homestanding Predators beat the Wild 4-0 on Thursday night. With 1:09 remaining in the first, Rinne turned aside a...
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Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon shoots against the Canadiens
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October 21, 2019 - 7:17 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The 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 relief. Zach Parise scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Wild won their second game of...
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Luke Kunin upholds the honor of the Wild
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October 18, 2019 - 4:14 am
MONTREAL (AP) - It sounded like an overtime goal in the playoffs. The Bell Centre erupted in a deafening roar when defenseman Victor Mete scored his first NHL goal in his 127th game - the longest goal drought to start a career in Canadiens history. Montreal went on to beat the Wild 4-0 on Thursday...
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A save for Alex Stalock
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October 15, 2019 - 4:08 am
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - The Wild stuck to their defensive plan Monday and it paid off to give them their first win of the season. South St. Paul native Alex Stalock stopped all 26 shots he faced for his sixth career shutout, and the Wild held Ottawa off the scoreboard through five power plays in a 2...
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Bruce Boudreau
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October 13, 2019 - 7:18 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Wild are back in action Monday afternoon to take on the Ottawa Senators in a Canadian Thanksgiving Day matinee. The Wild come into the game as one of three winless teams in the NHL. Their 0-4 mark is the worst in the league. New Jersey and Chicago are also looking for...
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Bruce Boudreau coaches the Wild
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October 11, 2019 - 4:24 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Patrik Laine scored twice and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Jets beat the winless Wild 5-2 on Thursday night. "We're not giving up after three games," Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau said. "St. Louis was in third place until January third last year so, I mean, we'...
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Bruce Boudreau coaches the Wild
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October 06, 2019 - 6:24 am
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 minutes. Gabriel Landeskog scored a tiebreaking goal late in the second period on a feed from Mikko Rantanen to...
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