Great hockey minds in Minnesota are well aware of the Wild's tremendous group of prospects waiting to make NHL names for themselves. Six of those prospects are playing in the World Junior Championships -- set to begin next week. Super prospect Mikel Granlund and Jonas Brodin, the Wild's 2011 No. 1 draft choice, are two of the six to keep an eye on.
Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary
Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.
US News '150 Best Places to Live' features 1 from MN, 3 from WI
The latest US News list is for the most populous metro areas only, so no small towns.
7 tornadoes touched down last week in western MN, ND
Two of the seven were EF-2 level tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.
Floodwaters sweep through restaurant in Waite Park
The Sauk River crested on Monday.
City of Minneapolis, Jaleel Stallings reach $1.5M settlement
Although a settlement was made, the city will not admit fault or take any responsibility for the incident as part of the agreement with Stallings.
19-year-old dies after stabbing in northern Minnesota
A 34-year-old man was arrested.
Three new Grandstand shows added for Minnesota State Fair 2022
The Beach Boys and Portugal. The Man are among several acts booked.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Wild players and top prospects playing in World Championship in Finland
The 2012 IIHF World Championship is being played in Finland and Sweden starting Friday, and members of the Minnesota Wild are participating. Goalie Matt Hackett is playing for Canada, Mikko Koivu and prospect Mikael Granlund are with Finland and 2011 first-round pick Jonas Brodin is representing Sweden.
Gophers' Erik Haula used World Juniors to gain Wild's attention
Gophers' sophomore forward Erik Haula was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the seventh round of the 2009 NHL Draft. After being drafted, Haula's performance at the 2010 World Juniors opened the eyes of the Wild. Now he's one of the top-scoring sophomore's in the country.
Granlund, Finland upsets Team USA at World Junior Championships
Minnesota Wild prospect Mikael Granlund scored a big insurance goal in the third period to help Finland upset Team USA in the preliminary round of the World Junior Championships Wednesday. The loss puts a lot of pressure on the U.S. to beat the Czech Republic on Friday.
Wild won't hit the panic button and trade top prospects for rental players
The NHL trade deadline is on Monday, but don't expect the Wild to make any big moves. The team has made it pretty clear that they don't want to trade top prospects like Mikael Granlund and Jonas Brodin for a quick fix to this season.
Bjugstad injury isn't serious, expects to play at World Junior Championships
Gophers' forward Nick Bjugstad says his undisclosed injury isn't serious and he expects to play for Team USA at the World Junior Championships. Bjugstad sustained an injury December 10th at Michigan Tech. He says he is day-to-day but will play in the third exhibition game Friday and "definitely be ready" for the opening game of the World Junior Championships December 26.
Wild prospect Charlie Coyle scores winning goal in Major Juniors finals
Minnesota Wild prospect Charlie Coyle scored the winning goal in game two to lift St. John to a 2-0 series lead in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's President's Cup final. Coyle has already set a team record with 32 points in the playoffs.
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