The Minnesota Wild snapped a two game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night at Xcel Energy Center. Cal Clutterbuck scored a short-handed goal, and Pierre Marc-Bouchard scored the eventual game-winner. Niklas Backstrom earned the win in goal.
Minnesota taking another dip in Old Man Winter's cold tub this week
The worst of it will be Wednesday through Friday.
Town Hall Brewery in Minneapolis closes temporarily
The owner cites the omicron variant and impending vaccine/testing requirements in Minneapolis.
2 shootings in Brooklyn Park minutes apart; 1 injured
One person was almost hit, while a second person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer
The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.
Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort
Several candidates will interview for the job this week.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
COVID testing site in Minneapolis to move temporarily as Boat Show moves in
The testing site will be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium.
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.
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 beats Blackhawks in shootout, 2-1
Cal Clutterbuck tied the game at one with a goal late in the third period and Devin Setoguchi scored the shootout winner as the Wild beat the Blackhawks, 2-1 at Xcel Energy Center Thursday night. Minnesota has played a franchise record five consecutive overtime games -- four of which they've won.
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.
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.
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