Chip Scoggins

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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Scoggins: Playoff hatred turns Xcel into a tinderbox

The Wild and Avalanche have combined for 10 roughing penalties, two game misconducts and an endless supply of post-whistle scrums during the first three games of the playoffs.

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 11:13 AM

Scoggins: Being selfish with puck provides many benefits

The Wild kept the puck away from the speedy Nathan MacKinnon, buffeting him every shift.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 06:29 AM

Scoggins: Roy stays mellow as his stars mature

In his first game as an NHL coach, Patrick Roy blew his top in a heated exchange with the entire...

Updated: April 20, 2014, - 09:41 PM

Scoggins: Wild is forced to restart its goalie-go-round

The season-long goalie carousel continued to spin Saturday night as Ilya Bryzgalov got yanked in the second period of Game 2 after being torched for three goals

Updated: April 20, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Scoggins: Give the Avs three inches, and they'll take a milestone win

Erik Johnson’s frantic save on Erik Haula’s long toss at an open net late in regulation allowed Colorado tie the score with 13.4 seconds left in Game 1.

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 08:19 AM

Scoggins: Goal-scorers thrive early, until Stastny shines late

Playoff hockey is a rough-and-tumble product, which makes scoring goals even more difficult.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 11:40 AM

Brunette recalls being a hero for Wild in Roy's final game

The Wild advisor’s goal in Game 7 of 2003 playoffs vs. Colorado remains one of biggest in franchise history.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 01:12 AM

Scoggins: Wild's No. 7 seed offers shot to overachieve

If playoff seedings matter, the Wild technically begins its first-round series against the Colorado Avalanche as an underdog. If common sense is applied, the Minnesota absolutely has a good chance.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 12:24 AM

Scoggins: Generosity sends Ambroz's parents to Frozen Four

The cost of going to watch their son play in the Frozen Four wasn’t doable for Bob and Sue Ambroz. So faculty and staff at New Prague High School stepped up.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 08:37 AM

Big Ten hockey knows it has work to do after Year 1

The birth of Big Ten hockey remains a sore subject among college hockey fans as Year 1 of this new reality comes to a close.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 07:56 AM

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