The Wild are in Edmonton tonight to face the Oilers. Minnesota is in an early-season slump, dropping four of their past five games. Coach Mike Yeo is looking for more punch from his top line.
Police investigating attempted child kidnapping at school bus stop
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Acclaimed investigative podcast 'In the Dark' canceled by American Public Media
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Former KARE 11 intern returning as station's newest anchor
Morgan Wolfe makes her full-time debut next week.
Former MN teacher charged for knocking student's tooth out with hockey stick
Kimberly June Neubauer has been charged with third-degree assault and is no longer a teacher at Princeton Public Schools.
Guthrie cancels 'Emma' performances, Illusion Theater delays premiere due to COVID
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Property owners asked to monitor river shorelines in ongoing search for Elle Ragin
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Over 100 shots fired in Brooklyn Center, no injuries reported
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Unleashed, off-duty police K-9 attacks boy in Isanti
The attack involved an Anoka County Sheriff's Office K-9, named Bubba.
New 'Big Brother' season includes a Minnesota attorney
Michael Bruner will compete against 15 other houseguests starting Wednesday night.
Man, 34, dies after being found unresponsive in grain bin
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Wild beats Oilers, snaps eight-game slump
The Minnesota Wild snapped its eight game losing streak by beating the Oilers 4-3 Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center. Mikko Koivu got the scoring started in the first-period with his ninth goal of the season. The Wild then pulled away with three-goals in the second-period, and held off Edmonton in the final moments for the win.
Backstrom hopes for more success against Oilers
Niklas Backstrom gets the call tonight in goal as the Wild take on the Oilers in Edmonton. Last Friday, Backstrom was pulled in the first period of Minnesota’s loss to the the Oilers at the X. But Backstrom was solid in Monday’s win over Tampa Bay, so coach Mike Yeo is sticking with his starter. He says Backstrom deserves a chance to “bounce back.”
Revamped Wild first line goes Duck hunting
Going into tonight's game against Anaheim, Wild head coach Mike Yeo is moving Cal Clutterbuck on the top line with Dany Heatley and Mikko Koivu. Yeo hopes Clutterbuck’s physical play will create space, and ultimately create more goals. The Wild haven't won in regulation since the Oct. 8 season opener.
Slumping Wild, Canadiens both searching for answers
Two troubled teams meet in Montreal tonight. That’s where the Wild face the slumping Canadiens. The Habs have lost five straight and are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. The Wild are spinning their wheels in the Western Conference, six points out of playoff spot.
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