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 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

Vonn returns home after showing the world she hasn't gone away

Skier Lindsey Vonn keeps the comebacks coming, returning to her home state Wednesday as a champion after two years of painful rehab.

Updated: April 02, 2015, - 07:35 AM

U's Zahui named to AP's All-America first team

The sophomore center is the first Gopher to be named to the top team.

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 11:06 PM

Wild adds two college players, including MSU Mankato's Palmquist

On a day off for most of the Wild players, the team’s front office stayed busy Monday by adding two...

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 11:22 PM

Mankato hockey looking to take another step in season of firsts

Athletes from all over are all in on MSU Mankato’s vision

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 03:36 PM

Wild's defense stretches beyond Dubnyk in the crease

Devan Dubnyk has long lauded his Wild teammates for limiting shots, sweeping away rebounds and ensuring he gets an unobstructed view of the puck.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 08:22 AM

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