Former Minnesota North Stars and University of Minnesota coach Glen Sonmor, who led the NHL team to the 1981 Stanley Cup Final, died Monday at age 86. Sonmor died at a nursing home in Canada after battling Alzheimer’s disease, according to former North Stars general manager Lou Nanne, who said he learned of his death […]
As well as Darcy Kuemper has played in place of the injured Devan Dubnyk, he hadn’t got rewarded with a win as a starter. Zach Parise helped change that. Parise broke a scoreless tie early in the third period and Kuemper made it stand up with his sixth career shutout to help the Minnesota Wild […]
If San Jose is going to end its losing streak, it’ll once again have to come without Logan Couture. Another leg injury will claim an undetermined amount of the forward’s time, including Saturday night visit from the Minnesota Wild as the Sharks try to halt a 0-4-1 span. In Wednesday’s 4-3 overtime loss in Edmonton, […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — New York Rangers goalie Antti Raanta left Thursday's game against the Minnesota Wild after taking a slap shot off the top of his helmet early in the first period.
Facing the New York Rangers on Thursday night won’t be too difficult or strange for Jarret Stoll, despite having been dropped by the Rangers and picked up by the Minnesota Wild this week. The forward said his big emotional game won’t come until Jan. 21 when he plays at the Los Angeles Kings. It’ll be […]
The Minnesota Wild’s eight-game point streak is all the more impressive considering how little offense they’ve generated during that stretch. Although that formula has worked fine throughout the streak, the Wild would happily take more results similar to their most recent one. After blowing out its latest opponent with a season-high goal total, Minnesota looks […]
The Minnesota Wild have claimed center Jarret Stoll off waivers from the New York Rangers. The move was made on Tuesday, two days before the Wild host the Rangers. The way they’ve been playing will make it difficult for coach Mike Yeo to put Stoll in the lineup immediately, however.
For once, the defense-driven Minnesota Wild were able to let loose and enjoy a laugher. Thomas Vanek scored one of Minnesota’s three power-play goals and added three assists, leading the Wild to a 6-2 romp over the road-weary Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Mikko Koivu also scored and had three assists, Zach Parise added a […]