Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cullen will play game No. 1,000 of his career Tuesday night when the Wild hosts the San Jose Sharks. The Virginia, Minnesota native says he has "a lot of good memories" and he's "enjoyed every minute of it." Cullen's teammates are calling him 'old goat.'
Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager
Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.
Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers
The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.
Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl
Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care
The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.
Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment
It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.
U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery
The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.
7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate
"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.
Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood
It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
Wild center Cullen donates $1M to Fargo Children’s Hospital
Minnesota Wild center Matt Cullen has made a big donation in the fight against cancer. The Wild and the Cullen Children's Foundation announced Friday a donation of $1 million to the Sanford Health Foundation in Fargo, N.D., which is near the player's hometown of Moorhead. The foundation, started by Cullen and his wife, Bridget, in 2003, funds children’s health care needs.
Backstrom back at practice, doubtful to start at San Jose
Niklas Backstrom took shots during the Wild's practice in San Jose Monday, but he's doubtful to start Tuesday night's game against the Sharks. Josh Harding will likely start in goal. The Sharks have lost three of four, but Minnesota is 1-8-1 in their last ten at the Shark Tank.
Wild collapses late, but gets back up for 5-4 shootout win over San Jose
The Minnesota Wild led San Jose 4-2 with less than three-minutes left in the third period Tuesday night, but the Sharks silenced the Xcel Energy Center crowd by tying the game with goals 22 seconds apart, sending the game to overtime, and eventually a shootout. Matt Cullen and Mikko Koivu scored on the Wild's first two shootout attempts, and Josh Harding made two saves for the 5-4 win.
Wild beats Burns, Sharks with two late goals
The Minnesota Wild came back twice on Sunday to beat the Sharks, 4-3 at the X. San Jose jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first three-and-a-half minutes of the game, and went up 3-2 in the third period on former Wild star Brent Burns’ 10th goal of the season. But Matt Cullen tied the score at three, and less than 80 seconds later Jed Ortmeyer scored the game-winner -- his first goal of the season.
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