The Wild is so desperate for the energy and physicality that Matt Cooke can provide, the team plans to play him Saturday even though his second practice in 7½ weeks will come Friday.
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 08:16 PM
Nino Niederreiter’s ice time, which ranks eighth among Wild forwards, continues to be a topic with Wild fans and the media.
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 12:28 AM
The Wild, in a win-one, lose-one pattern for a month, rallied in the third period Wednesday to get a point in the standings but succumbed to the Bruins in overtime.
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 12:21 AM
Despite two sick goalies, the Wild put a scare into the Blackhawks before losing on two late goals.
Updated: December 17, 2014, - 05:33 AM
His father, Los Angeles Kings coach Darryl Sutter, used to coach the Blackhawks and spent his entire playing career with Chicago. Brett Sutter lived in Chicago as a kid and was a big Blackhawks fan.
Updated: December 17, 2014, - 12:00 AM
A chippy side to Wild captain Mikko Koivu, as shown in his reaction to Keith Ballard's injury, has coincided with stretch of improved play. Fans know it as "Angry Mikko"
Updated: December 16, 2014, - 07:13 AM
The Wild’s medical team practices hard for rapid responses. So the second Don Fuller’s fist went into the air last week, the emergency action plan was initiated.
Updated: December 16, 2014, - 06:41 AM
More illness turned up in the Wild's locker room, but so does the power play, which scored two goals against the Coyotes.
Updated: December 13, 2014, - 11:52 PM
Mike Yeo believes Charlie Coyle’s five-year, $16 million contract extension signed in October has contributed to the forward’s scoring slump.
Updated: December 13, 2014, - 11:31 PM