Rachel Blount

Reporter/Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4389
Rachel Blount is a sports and general assignment reporter, with a particular emphasis on Olympic sports.

Recent content from Rachel Blount

Wild's top line proves tough to stop

Parise-Granlund-Pominville trio nets first two goals and stays on the move.

Updated: April 21, 2015, - 12:14 AM

Blues plugged in pieces awaiting Shattenkirk's retrurn

Kevin Shattenkirk’s six-week injury absence didn’t derail the team’s postseason mission.

Updated: April 20, 2015, - 10:41 PM

Gophers Zahui taken second in draft, will debut against Lynx

Amanda Zahui B. blossomed this season into one of the country’s premier post players, averaging a team-high 18.8 points, 12.9 rebounds and 4.1 blocked shots.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 07:21 AM

Allen gets nod in net for Blues in opener

Jake Allen got the news without any kind of fanfare or special delivery. Though the St. Louis goaltender had never...

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 11:02 PM

For Wild, power play still an unresolved flaw

While leading the NHL in killing penalties, the other side of special teams is a postseason concern.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 07:10 AM

Wild plans on using speed to counter Blues' physical style

Becoming fast-moving targets is how the Wild plans to counter Blues

Updated: April 13, 2015, - 11:56 PM

Zahui's departure leaves massive hole on shrinking roster

Amanda Zahui B. is the sixth player to leave the Gophers since January, leaving only six returning on the roster. Coach Marlene Stollings vowed that Zahui’s departure will not affect her continuing effort to overhaul the program.

Updated: April 08, 2015, - 07:05 AM

All-America sophomore Zahui leaving Gophers for WNBA

On Monday, 6-5 sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. closed the book on her history at the U, announcing she will leave school and enter the WNBA draft.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 09:26 AM

Wild notes: Vanek-Pominville chemistry starting to emerge

Based on what he heard from his friend and former neighbor Jason Pominville, Thomas Vanek felt sure he would fit...

Updated: April 05, 2015, - 12:03 AM

Zucker may return to Wild before regular-season's end

Wild forward Jason Zucker, who broke his collarbone on Feb. 9 and wasn’t expected to play for three months, could be back in the lineup next week.

Updated: April 04, 2015, - 01:09 AM

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