Hackett stopped 94 of 96 shots in four games with Minnesota this season. Rau produced a pair of game-winning goals in seven games with the Wild.
Scott County attorney candidates differ on marijuana possession
Scott County is one of a few Minnesota counties where the incumbent prosecutor is facing a challenger in November.
Construction worker killed in collision in downtown St. Paul
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon.
Teen charged in shooting outside of Richfield football game
Due to the age of the suspect, the case won't be made public.
Twin Cities Summer Jam no more: popular festival brought to an end
The festival noted how the land they host camping on has recently been sold.
Expect major traffic delays on Renaissance Festival's final weekend
Scott County officials said road closures will be to blame.
Minnetonka 22-year-old dies in motorcycle crash on I-394
The crash happened around noon Tuesday.
Car hits deer, bursts into flames on highway in Isanti County
Witnesses helped the driver at the scene.
Ramsey County sends out ballots with deceased candidate on it
The county said it's addressing the issue with the Minnesota Supreme Court.
New haunted house experience coming to Inver Grove Heights
The exhibit will feature family-friendly and 18+ events.
Gallery: A look at the under construction Highland Bridge development
Take a look around the development.
Niche rankings identify best Minnesota schools, districts
Eden Prairie has schools ranked in both the private and public categories.
Walker, The Current announce end of Rock the Garden festival
The Walker Art Center and Minnesota Public Radio announced the festival will retire so the organizations can dream up new events.
Wild recalls McMillan, reassigns Hackett to Houston
With Mikko Koivu expected to miss four to six weeks with a separated shoulder, the Minnesota Wild recalled forward Carson McMillan from Houston on Monday. The team also reassigned goaltender Matt Hackett back to the Aeros.
Team Canada adds goalie Matt Hackett to roster for World Hockey Championship
The Canadian spent most of the season with Minnesota's American Hockey League affiliate in Houston earned 20 wins. Hackett had a 3-6-0 record in 12 games with the Minnesota Wild. Canada opens the tournament May 4 against Slovakia.
Wild sends Hackett back to minors
Wild goaltender Josh Harding has recovered from a whiplash injury and is ready to resume playing. That means Matt Hackett's time with the Wild is over for the time being. Hackett, who stopped 76-of-78 shots in two games, was sent back to the team's AHL affiliate in Houston.
Wild reassigns Palmieri to Houston
The Minnesota Wild reassigned forward Nick Palmieri to their AHL affiliate in Houston Sunday. In nine games with the Wild Palmieri hasn't played with much consistency. Head coach Mike Yeo doesn't want Palmieri to "worry about anything except being a hockey player."
Hackett, Wild defeat Sharks, 2-1
The Wild's 2-1 victory in San Jose wasn't easy Tuesday night. Starting goaltender Josh Harding left the game with an injury, forcing Matt Hackett into his NHL debut. Hackett responded by stopping all 34 shots he faced for the win. Mikko Koivu and Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored for Minnesota.
Wild reassign rookie Brett Bulmer to junior team
The Minnesota Wild have sent rookie forward Brett Bulmer to Kelowna of the Western Hockey League. Bulmer, 19, had three assists in nine games in his NHL debut. Because he hasn't played 10 games in the NHL, the first season of his three-year NHL contract has not started.
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