The Wild’s Jason Zucker, shown above fighting for the puck with San Jose’s Brent Burns, says he thinks it’s great that the Wild will finish the

Wild must continue to play its best against the best

With all of its remaining games against teams currently in playoff position – starting with Friday's at Washington – the Wild hope the pattern of playing its best games against the best teams holds.

Grubauer's 44 saves help Avalanche overcome Stars 3-1

March 22
Philipp Grubauer was spectacularly stubborn in goal on a night when Colorado's defense got in on the offense.

Kings score 3 in third period, trip up Sharks 4-2

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Will Ferrell spent the second period of the Kings' game against the San Jose Sharks as part of the local television broadcast in his "Anchorman" character, Ron Burgundy. The comedian, who often attends games, never got to call a goal for the home team.
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Wild still in a position to control its own destiny when it faces the Capitals

Wild still in a position to control its own destiny when it faces the Capitals

The Wild will regain a playoff spot with a win over the defending Stanley Cup champions Friday.
Wild
March 21

Gameday preview: Wild at Washington

The Wild has an eight-game winless streak against the Capitals dating to 2015, an 0-7-1 stretch.
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Wild
March 21
Ryan Donato has four goals and 13 points in 14 games since joining the Wild in February, which included this game-winning goal in overtime vs. the Blu

Shooter's touch of Wild's Donato has been years in the making

Ryan Donato's neighbors may not haved liked it, but Wild is reaping the reward.
Wild
March 20
Tyson Barrie celebrated with his Avalanche teammates after scoring a goal against the Wild in the first period at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night.

Lack of execution leads to loss as Wild playoff hopes take a hit

The Wild remained one point behind Arizona for the final playoff spot and the loss to Colorado let the Avalanche move withing a point of Minnesota. "At this point in the season, effort is not enough," center Eric Fehr said.
Wild
March 20
Colorado Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer stops a shot by Minnesota Wild right wing Ryan Donato (6) as he collides with Colorado defenseman Tyson Ba

Lack of execution costs Wild in loss to Avalanche

Sarah McLellan recaps the 3-1 loss to the Avalanche in her Wild wrap-up.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    Winnipeg 44 26 4 92 24-9-4 20-17-0
    Nashville 42 27 6 90 23-13-2 19-14-4
    St. Louis 39 27 8 86 19-15-2 20-12-6
    Dallas 38 30 6 82 22-13-3 16-17-3
    Colorado 33 29 12 78 16-14-6 17-15-6
    Minnesota 34 31 9 77 15-16-7 19-15-2
    Chicago 32 31 10 74 16-14-7 16-17-3
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Calgary 46 21 7 99 25-7-5 21-14-2
    San Jose 43 23 8 94 23-8-5 20-15-3
    Vegas 42 27 5 89 23-10-4 19-17-1
    Arizona 36 32 6 78 18-15-4 18-17-2
    Vancouver 32 32 10 74 17-13-5 15-19-5
    Edmonton 33 34 7 73 17-17-2 16-17-5
    Anaheim 30 36 9 69 16-14-8 14-22-1
    Los Angeles 26 39 8 60 14-20-3 12-19-5
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Tampa Bay 58 13 4 120 31-6-2 27-7-2
    Boston 45 20 9 99 28-7-3 17-13-6
    Toronto 44 25 5 93 22-14-1 22-11-4
    Montreal 39 28 7 85 21-12-4 18-16-3
    Florida 33 29 12 78 19-12-6 14-17-6
    Buffalo 31 33 9 71 20-13-4 11-20-5
    Detroit 26 38 10 62 14-18-5 12-20-5
    Ottawa 25 43 6 56 16-16-4 9-27-2
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Washington 43 23 8 94 21-9-6 22-14-2
    NY Islanders 42 25 7 91 22-12-4 20-13-3
    Pittsburgh 40 24 11 91 21-13-3 19-11-8
    Carolina 40 26 7 87 20-12-4 20-14-3
    Columbus 40 30 4 84 20-16-2 20-14-2
    Philadelphia 36 30 8 80 18-15-4 18-15-4
    NY Rangers 28 32 13 69 17-12-8 11-20-5
    New Jersey 27 39 9 63 17-14-6 10-25-3
  • Goals
    Z. Parise MIN 26
    J. Zucker MIN 21
    E. Staal MIN 20
    J. Spurgeon MIN 14
    (3) Players 12
  • Assists
    R. Suter MIN 39
    Z. Parise MIN 32
    E. Staal MIN 29
    J. Spurgeon MIN 27
    K. Fiala MIN 25
  • Points
    Z. Parise MIN 58
    E. Staal MIN 49
    R. Suter MIN 46
    J. Spurgeon MIN 41
    J. Zucker MIN 39
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.59
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 1561
    A. Stalock MIN 399
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 28
    A. Stalock MIN 6
  • Goals
    A. Ovechkin WAS 48
    L. Draisaitl EDM 43
    P. Kane CHI 41
    J. Tavares TOR 41
    B. Point TB 39
  • Assists
    N. Kucherov TB 83
    C. McDavid EDM 70
    B. Wheeler WPG 68
    B. Burns SJ 63
    M. Marner TOR 61
  • Points
    N. Kucherov TB 120
    C. McDavid EDM 107
    P. Kane CHI 101
    L. Draisaitl EDM 94
    S. Crosby PIT 93
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    J. Binnington STL 1.79
    B. Bishop DAL 2.05
    R. Lehner NYI 2.23
    J. Halak BOS 2.29
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 2.29
  • Saves
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 1648
    J. Markstrom VAN 1615
    F. Andersen TOR 1601
    C. Price MON 1599
    D. Dubnyk MIN 1561
  • Wins
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 36
    M. Fleury VGK 35
    F. Andersen TOR 34
    M. Jones SJ 34
    (3) Players 31
  • Wednesday, March 20
    Toronto 4, Buffalo 2, F Tampa Bay 5, Washington 4, F Winnipeg 3, Anaheim 0, F
    Vancouver 7, Ottawa 4, F
  • Thursday, March 21
    Tampa Bay 6, Carolina 3, F Florida 4, Arizona 2, F Boston 5, New Jersey 1, F
    Montreal 4, NY Islanders 0, F Pittsburgh 2, Nashville 1, F St. Louis 5, Detroit 2, F
    Philadelphia 3, Chicago 1, F Colorado 3, Dallas 1, F Calgary 5, Ottawa 1, F
    Edmonton 4, Columbus 1, F Vegas 5, Winnipeg 0, F Los Angeles 4, San Jose 2, F
  • Today, March 22
    Minnesota @ Washington San Jose @ Anaheim
  • Saturday, March 23
    Arizona @ New Jersey NY Islanders @ Philadelphia Chicago @ Colorado
    Ottawa @ Edmonton Nashville @ Winnipeg Minnesota @ Carolina
    Boston @ Florida Buffalo @ Montreal NY Rangers @ Toronto
    Pittsburgh @ Dallas Tampa Bay @ St. Louis Calgary @ Vancouver
    Detroit @ Vegas Anaheim @ Los Angeles
  • Sunday, March 24
    Philadelphia @ Washington Arizona @ NY Islanders Montreal @ Carolina
    Colorado @ Chicago Columbus @ Vancouver
  • Monday, March 25
    Buffalo @ New Jersey Pittsburgh @ NY Rangers Florida @ Toronto
    Boston @ Tampa Bay Nashville @ Minnesota Vegas @ St. Louis
    Dallas @ Winnipeg Los Angeles @ Calgary Detroit @ San Jose
  • Tuesday, March 26
    NY Islanders @ Columbus Carolina @ Washington Florida @ Montreal
    Buffalo @ Ottawa Los Angeles @ Edmonton Chicago @ Arizona
    Anaheim @ Vancouver
  • Wednesday, March 27
    Toronto @ Philadelphia NY Rangers @ Boston Dallas @ Calgary
    Vegas @ Colorado
Wild
March 20
Former Gophers goalie Mat Robson was at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, taking in the Wild’s game against the Avalanche. He didn’t participate in t

Former Gophers goalie Robson feels right at home with Wild

Robson can appear in the regular season, but he's ineligible for the playoffs because he wasn't on the Wild's reserve list at the trade deadline.
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Wild
March 19
The Minnesota Wild bench after an empty net goal by the Colorado Avalanche in the third period on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Xcel Energy Center i

Wild frustrated after 3-1 loss to Avalanche

Coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the 3-1 loss to the Avalanche Tuesday.
Wild
March 19
Postgame: Wild's Zucker hasn't slowed down after escaping serious injury

Postgame: Wild's Zucker hasn't slowed down after escaping serious injury

Wild winger Jason Zucker had five shots in a 3-1 loss to the Avalanche on Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center.
Wild
March 19

Colorado 3, Wild 1

Colorado scored a goal in each period to stop the Wild 3-1 at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night.
Wild
March 19

Wild-Colorado game recap

Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer made 36 saves.
Wild
March 19
Defenseman Jared Spurgeon has blossomed from a sixth-round draft pick into a crucial player for the Wild.

Career of Wild defenseman Spurgeon has proved doubters wrong

An undersized skater who's now listed at 5-9 and 167 pounds, Jared Spurgeon was routinely told he would never advance — by scouts, coaches and hockey organizations that cut him from their squads.
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Wild
March 19
Wild can move back into playoff spot with win over Avalanche

Wild can move back into playoff spot with win over Avalanche

With 77 points, the Wild is just a point shy of Arizona with nine games to go as it concludes a five-game homestand. Colorado is three points behind the Wild.
Wild
March 19

Wild-Colorado game preview

The Wild concludes its five-game homestand after signing free-agent Gophers goalie Mat Robson to a two-year, entry-level contract Monday that starts immediately.
Gophers
March 18
Former Gophers goalie Mat Robson reached out his glove for a save against Wisconsin this January.

Gophers goalie Robson leaves school to sign deal with Wild

The move leaves the Gophers without a starting goaltender for next season. Mat Robson will report to the Wild, which is back in action Tuesday vs. Colorado.
Wild
March 18
Left winger Jason Zucker (16) and Wild, coming off a 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders on Sunday, have to regroup in the Western Conference

Wild enters crucial game against Colorado in desperation mode

Wild needs to catch Coyotes, keep the Avalanche on its heels.
Wild
March 18

Jared Spurgeon: By the numbers

Spurgeon is the franchise leader in goals scored by a defenseman and ranks tied for first in game-winning goals (13) and power-play goals (26) with Brent Burns.
Wild
March 18

Shortest NHL defensemen

Here's how the Wild's Jared Spurgeon measures up -- in height, at least -- with other NHL defensemen:
Wild
March 18
Islanders center Brock Nelson scored the game-winner on a wrist shot in overtime on Wild goaltender Alex Stalock with center Luke Kunin defending Sund

Brock Nelson's OT goal sends Islanders over Wild

The Wild scored a pair of power-play goals, and picked up one point, but it wasn't enough for victory.
Wild
March 18
Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) was surrounded by teammates after he scored in overtime Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.

Wild-Islanders game recap

A quick look at Sunday night's OT loss.
Wild
March 17
Wild winger Jordan Greenway tried to deflect an incoming shot while defended by Islanders defenseman Devon Toews on Sunday.

Wild rookie Jordan Greenway experiencing highs and lows of first full season

The 22-year-old is approaching his one-year anniversary in the NHL.
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