Niklas Backstrom's 25th career shutout helped the Wild to a 1-0 in over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Minnesota was out-shot 37-21, but Greg Zanon found a way to put one in the net in the first period for the game winner.
Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews
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All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022
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Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border
They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.
Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'
Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.
Charges: Man in stolen Jeep leads police on 110 mph chase
He crashed into a light post near the Capitol and then fled on foot, the complaint says.
Puppy in back of stolen Audi found, reunited with owner
The 4 1/2-month-old bullmastiff had been missing more than a week.
WI's best 'hole-in-the-wall' diner is Guy Fieri-approved
Come for the "garbage pile," stay for ... even more breakfast food.
Minnesota's pre-pro women's soccer team unveils name, logo
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21 people charged in connection to drug trafficking in northern MN
Police say the organization sold more than 10 pounds of heroin and fentanyl in northern Minnesota.
MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed
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MN apartment complex loses heat, nearly 150 residents evacuated
A boiler problem caused the heating issue.
Setoguchi's goal breaks scoreless tie as Wild edge Colorado, 1-0
It was a defensive struggle between the Wild and Avalanche Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center. The game was scoreless until Devin Setoguchi scored with 2:31 left in the third period giving Minnesota the win. Niklas Backstrom stopped 26-shots in the shutout effort.
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.
Wild winning streak ends, 3-1 in San Jose
The Minnesota Wild’s five game winning streak came to an end last night with a 3-1 loss in San Jose. The Sharks scored three goals in the second period to pull away for the win. Kyle Brodziak scored Minnesota's lone goal and Niklas Backstrom took the loss in net.
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