The Minnesota Wild shutout the Flames 3-0 in Calgary Tuesday night. Darrell Powe, Dany Heatley, and Guillaume Latendresse scored for the Wild. Niklas Backstrom was outstanding in goal, stopping all 41 shots he faced.
2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35
The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.
Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales
The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.
Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club
It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.
Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin
There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.
Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car
A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.
BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021
The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.
Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park
Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Utility firms blocked from passing on extra $60M in 2021 gas crisis costs to Minnesotans
But the companies will still be able to recoup $600 million.
St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts
Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.
Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus
According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.
Walz prepared to 'immediately extradite' Mall of America shooting suspects
The men were arrested in Chicago.
Backstrom to start against Calgary
Niklas Backstrom will start for the first time since October 27 when the Wild meet the Flames in Calgary Tuesday night. Josh Harding has started in goal and led the Wild on their current four game winning streak. Harding says he understands because Backstrom is Minnesota's "go-to-guy."
Setoguchi, Backstrom send Wild to shootout win over Edmonton
The Minnesota Wild extended their home winning streak over Edmonton to 17-games with a 2-1 sudden death shootout win Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center. Devin Setoguchi’s goal in sudden death along with Niklas Backstrom’s three straight shootout saves gave the Wild the win.
Heatley's goal with 1.2 seconds left sends Wild to shootout win over Edmonton
The Minnesota Wild couldn't muster any offense all night until Dany Heatley scored with 1.2 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at one. The game went to a shootout and Matt Cullen scored the only goal and the Wild won, 2-1. Niklas Backstrom stopped 30 of 31 shots, including all three in the shootout.
Wild's Backstrom needs ankle surgery
Wild GM Chuck Fletcher tells the Pioneer Press that goalie Niklas Backstrom will soon undergo surgery to fix an ankle injury that bothered him during the last few weeks of the season. Fletcher also expects Guillaume Latendresse, Pierre Marc-Bouchard and Jared Spurgeon to make full recoveries from their concussions and be ready for next season.
Backstrom looks to extend dominance of Flames after Wild honor Boogaard
Goaltender Niklas Backstrom has shutouts in his last two starts against the last-place Calgary Flames. This game will follow the Wild's tribute to their most popular tough-guy, the late Derek Boogaard.
Backstrom's 48 saves lead Wild to win over defending Stanley Cup champions
Chad Rau and Matt Cullen scored goals in the second period and Niklas Backstrom made 48 saves, 22 coming in the third period, to lead the Wild over the Bruins, 2-0 on Sunday at the Xcel Energy Center. The win snaps the Wild's seven game losing streak.
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