Rachel Blount

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

Recent content from Rachel Blount

Wild notes: Yeo willing to alter top line if needed

With his team yet to win a game in its first-round playoff series against Chicago, Wild coach Mike Yeo said Saturday that he is open to making any changes that might help.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 12:07 AM

Ryan Suter thrives playing 'crazy' minutes for Wild

Wild defenseman Ryan Suter likes his extra ice time which Wild players, coaches, fans and opponents have marveled all season.

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 01:00 PM

Fresh from AHL playoffs, Scandella gets call for opener

The rugged defenseman’s play in Houston earns call-up.

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 08:23 AM

Wild goalie Backstrom shows calm amid the storm

Through the ups and downs of a challenging season, Niklas Backstrom’s steady approach has the Wild right where it wants to be — back in the playoffs.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 11:49 AM

Stage is set for Wild: Win Friday, make playoffs

A victory over Edmonton in its home finale will clinch a playoff spot.

Updated: April 26, 2013, - 09:16 AM

Incoming Gophers hockey freshmen big in talent but short in size

Justin Kloos and Taylor Cammarata tore up the USHL this year.

Updated: April 23, 2013, - 11:17 AM

Calgary defeats Wild with help of hot goalie Joey MacDonald

Minnesota's playoff push suffered a setback.

Updated: April 22, 2013, - 09:37 AM

Calgary's Hanowski enjoying first taste of NHL

The mane has been shorn, yielding 10 ½ inches of hockey hair for the cancer charity Locks of Love. Calgary winger...

Updated: April 22, 2013, - 12:09 AM

Gymnasts' closeness drew Mable to NCAA meet-bound Gophers

The Gophers, led by freshman Lindsay Mable, will be competing as a team in the NCAA meet this weekend for the first time since 2002.

Updated: April 18, 2013, - 12:09 AM

Zucker returns, and Wild juggles lines

Mike Yeo juggled lines, recalled Jason Zucker and warned his slumping players not to panic.

Updated: April 13, 2013, - 12:51 AM

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