Wild scores early and often, then hangs on to nip Sabres

Wild scores early and often, then hangs on to nip Sabres

Three first-period goals sparked the offense, and Granlund and Niederreiter each scored twice.

Ex-Wild winger Pominville, back with Sabres, sees better days ahead for Buffalo

9:05pm
Ex-Wild winger Pominville, back with Sabres, sees better days ahead for Buffalo
Jason Pominville, 34, has been a point producer, top-line option and veteran leader in his second tour with the Sabres.

Wild sends struggling first-round picks back to minors

November 21
Wild sends struggling first-round picks back to minors
The Wild sent former first round draft picks Luke Kunin and Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa and recalled forward Zack Mitchell on Tuesday
Wild
25 minutes ago

Wild shortens bench, "play to win" against Sabres

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau considered the upcoming schedule that saw his team face Central Division rivals in the next three games.
Wild
12:02pm

Start could be key for Wild against Sabres

The Wild has added a more engaged debut to its to-do list.
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Wild
November 22

Wild hopes Mitchell adds some zip to its offense

The Iowa Wild's leading scorer has swagger, and the NHL team wants in on it.
Wild
November 22

Wild-Buffalo game preview

The Wild (9-8-3) faces the second-to-worst team in the league Wednesday in Buffalo (5-12-4).
Wild
November 21

Star Tribune's new hockey writer grew up with the game in Canada

Sarah McLellan, the Star Tribune's new hockey writer, explains her love of the sport: "Hockey isn't an assignment to me, a designation at the end of a business card. It's who I am, what I love. It's my dad. So I made it my career."

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    St. Louis 16 5 1 33 8-2-0 8-3-1
    Winnipeg 12 5 3 27 7-2-1 5-3-2
    Nashville 12 6 2 26 7-1-1 5-5-1
    Dallas 11 9 1 23 8-2-0 3-7-1
    Minnesota 10 8 3 23 5-3-2 5-5-1
    Chicago 10 8 2 22 5-4-1 5-4-1
    Colorado 10 8 1 21 6-1-1 4-7-0
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Los Angeles 12 7 2 26 6-4-2 6-3-0
    Vegas 12 6 1 25 8-1-0 4-5-1
    Calgary 12 8 1 25 6-5-0 6-3-1
    Anaheim 10 7 3 23 6-5-2 4-2-1
    Vancouver 10 8 3 23 3-5-3 7-3-0
    San Jose 10 8 1 21 6-6-1 4-2-0
    Edmonton 8 12 2 18 4-7-0 4-5-2
    Arizona 5 15 3 13 1-6-1 4-9-2
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Tampa Bay 15 3 2 32 8-2-1 7-1-1
    Toronto 14 8 0 28 8-4-0 6-4-0
    Detroit 10 9 3 23 4-3-3 6-6-0
    Ottawa 8 6 6 22 4-4-5 4-2-1
    Boston 8 7 4 20 5-3-2 3-4-2
    Montreal 8 12 2 18 4-5-2 4-7-0
    Florida 7 11 2 16 4-3-2 3-8-0
    Buffalo 5 13 4 14 2-7-1 3-6-3
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Columbus 14 7 1 29 7-4-0 7-3-1
    New Jersey 12 5 3 27 5-3-1 7-2-2
    Pittsburgh 11 8 3 25 6-1-1 5-7-2
    Washington 12 10 1 25 7-4-0 5-6-1
    NY Islanders 11 7 2 24 6-0-2 5-7-0
    NY Rangers 11 9 2 24 8-4-2 3-5-0
    Carolina 9 7 4 22 4-3-3 5-4-1
    Philadelphia 8 9 4 20 4-4-3 4-5-1
  • Goals
    J. Zucker MIN 11
    E. Staal MIN 7
    N. Niederreiter MIN 6
    C. Stewart MIN 6
    M. Koivu MIN 4
  • Assists
    J. Spurgeon MIN 12
    E. Staal MIN 11
    M. Granlund MIN 9
    R. Suter MIN 9
    (2) Players 8
  • Points
    E. Staal MIN 18
    J. Zucker MIN 16
    J. Spurgeon MIN 15
    M. Koivu MIN 12
    (2) Players 12
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.58
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 447
    A. Stalock MIN 139
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 8
    A. Stalock MIN 1
  • Goals
    N. Kucherov TB 17
    J. Tavares NYI 15
    A. Ovechkin WAS 13
    M. Stone OTT 13
    (5) Players 12
  • Assists
    S. Stamkos TB 25
    J. Gaudreau CGY 21
    B. Schenn STL 20
    J. Voracek PHI 20
    B. Wheeler WPG 20
  • Points
    S. Stamkos TB 35
    N. Kucherov TB 33
    J. Gaudreau CGY 31
    J. Schwartz STL 30
    B. Schenn STL 30
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    S. Bobrovsky CLS 2.02
    M. Jones SJ 2.11
    A. Dell SJ 2.14
    A. Khudobin BOS 2.17
    C. Crawford CHI 2.19
  • Saves
    F. Andersen TOR 577
    M. Smith CGY 530
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 518
    J. Quick LA 501
    J. Gibson ANH 499
  • Wins
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 14
    J. Allen STL 12
    F. Andersen TOR 12
    S. Bobrovsky CLS 12
    (5) Players 11
  • Monday, November 20
    Columbus 3, Buffalo 2, F Arizona 4, Toronto 1, F Calgary 4, Washington 1, F
    New Jersey 4, Minnesota 3, F Nashville 5, Winnipeg 3, F Anaheim 3, San Jose 2, F
  • Tuesday, November 21
    Vancouver 5, Philadelphia 2, F St. Louis 8, Edmonton 3, F Dallas 3, Montreal 1, F
  • Today, November 22
    Minnesota 5, Buffalo 4, F NY Rangers 6, Carolina 1, F Columbus 1, Calgary 0, F
    Edmonton 6, Detroit 2, F Florida 2, Toronto 1, F Boston 3, New Jersey 2, F
    NY Islanders 4, Philadelphia 3, F Vancouver 5, Pittsburgh 2, F Washington 5, Ottawa 2, F
    Tampa Bay 3, Chicago 2, F Nashville 2, Montreal 1, 3rd, 11:50 San Jose 2, Arizona 0, 2nd, 9:40
    Colorado 1, Dallas 0, 2nd, 11:50 Vegas @ Anaheim Winnipeg @ Los Angeles
  • Thursday, November 23
  • Friday, November 24
    Pittsburgh @ Boston Winnipeg @ Anaheim Colorado @ Minnesota
    NY Islanders @ Philadelphia Tampa Bay @ Washington San Jose @ Vegas
    Edmonton @ Buffalo Ottawa @ Columbus Vancouver @ New Jersey
    Detroit @ NY Rangers Toronto @ Carolina Nashville @ St. Louis
    Los Angeles @ Arizona Calgary @ Dallas
  • Saturday, November 25
    New Jersey @ Detroit Chicago @ Florida Buffalo @ Montreal
    NY Islanders @ Ottawa Tampa Bay @ Pittsburgh Washington @ Toronto
    Vegas @ Arizona Minnesota @ St. Louis Winnipeg @ San Jose
    Calgary @ Colorado Anaheim @ Los Angeles
  • Sunday, November 26
    Nashville @ Carolina Vancouver @ NY Rangers Edmonton @ Boston
  • Monday, November 27
    Florida @ New Jersey Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh Columbus @ Montreal
    Minnesota @ Winnipeg Anaheim @ Chicago
Wild
November 21

Coyle returns to Wild lineup after recovering from broken leg

Coyle was back against the Devils on Monday after missing 16 games to recover from a right fibula fracture suffered Oct. 12 against the Blackhawks.
Wild
November 21

Wild gives New Jersey too much help in 4-3 overtime loss

The first two New Jersey goals deflected off Wild defenseman Gustav Olofsson and the final Devils goal, following a late-game Wild rally, came in the first minute of overtime.
Wild
November 21

Late-game surge not enough for Wild in overtime loss to Devils

Sarah McLellan recaps the 4-3 overtime loss to the Devils in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
November 21

Boudreau: Wild playing in 'spurts' as search for consistency continues

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discussed the 4-3 overtime loss to the Devils on Monday.
Wild
November 21

Postgame: Wild looking to discover urgency earlier in games

It's unlikely the Wild could rig the scoreboard to read a deficit at puck drop, but that's the exact scenario that seems to elicit its best hockey.
Wild
November 20

New Jersey 4, Wild 3 (OT)

The Devils got a pair of fluky goals and edged the Wild 4-3 in overtime Monday.
Wild
November 20

Wild-New Jersey game recap

Adam Henrique was credited with the Devils' first goal and set up a pair of tallies, including the game-winner.
Local
November 20
Chance the Rapper and Alex Moffat as Minnesota hockey product Brady Skjei.

Last name of Minnesotan in NHL is punchline in 'Saturday Night Live' skit

Brady Skjei's last name spells trouble for Chance the Rapper.
Wild
November 20
Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) tried to knock down the puck b...

Injured Wild winger Coyle activated, could play tonight

Injured winger Charlie Coyle will play for the Wild this week, coach Bruce Boudreau announced Monday. He could play tonight against the Devils.
Wild
November 20

'Sort of bothersome': Wild can't sustain power play in loss to Caps

The Wild's power play ranks 20th in the league at 18 percent after a 1-for-4 showing Saturday against the Capitals.
Wild
November 19

Wild-New Jersey game preview

The Wild has been tough at home vs. East, but Devils are solid on the road
Wild
November 19

Boudreau: Capitals kept Wild in own end for much of 3-1 loss

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discussed the 3-1 loss to the Capitals Saturday.
Wild
November 19

Wild's four-game winning streak ends with 3-1 loss to Capitals

The Capitals held ground with star Alex Ovechkin out after taking a puck to the face, then closed out a home victory over the streaking Wild.
Wild
November 18

Capitals nix Wild's season-high win streak

Sarah McLellan recaps the 3-1 loss to the Capitals in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
November 18

Dubnyk sits out vs. Capitals for 'mental break'

Devan Dubnyk had rattled off eight consecutive starts — a run that included 195 minutes, 54 seconds of shutout play before the streak ended Thursday.
Final, 11/22 1 2 3 F
Minnesota 10-8-3 3 2 0 5
Buffalo 5-13-4 1 2 1 4

NHL Scoreboard

  • Minnesota

    Buffalo

     

    - F

    5

    4

  • NY Rangers

    Carolina

     

    - F

    6

    1

  • Calgary

    Columbus

     

    - F

    0

    1

  • Edmonton

    Detroit

     

    - F

    6

    2

  • Toronto

    Florida

     

    - F

    1

    2

  • Boston

    New Jersey

     

    - F

    3

    2

  • Philadelphia

    NY Islanders

     

    - F

    3

    4

  • Vancouver

    Pittsburgh

     

    - F

    5

    2

  • Ottawa

    Washington

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Chicago

    Tampa Bay

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Montreal

    Nashville

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • San Jose

    Arizona

     

    - 3rd, 8:40

    2

    0

  • Dallas

    Colorado

     

    - 3rd, 13:00

    0

    3

  • Vegas

    Anaheim

     

    - 1st, 3:45

    0

    1

  • Winnipeg

    Los Angeles

     

    - 1st, 2:11

    0

    0