Carolina's Sebastian Aho (20) celebrates his goal against the Wild with teammates Nino Niederreiter (21) and Joel Edmundson, right, during the second

Wild's 11-game point streak comes to an end with 6-2 loss at Carolina

Sebastian Aho scored a hat trick to lead the Hurricanes over the Wild. It was Minnesota's first regulation loss since Nov. 12.

Wild excited to return home after heavy road stretch

December 7
Wild excited to return home after heavy road stretch
The Wild finished off another road trip Saturday, completing 20 of its first 30 games away from Xcel Energy Center.

Wild GM Guerin gets in actual 'face time' with prospect Kaprizov in Moscow

December 8
Russia's Alexei Vasilevsky, left and Kirill Kaprizov celebrate Kaprizov's opening goal during the Hockey Euro Hockey Tour Karjala Cup match between Cz
Bill Guerin was in Moscow last Sunday through Tuesday to meet up with prized prospect Kirill Kaprizov, a visit he felt was a success.
Wild
3:18pm
Wild winger Ryan Hartman had the puck knocked off his stick by Carolina’s Jake Gardiner (51) during Saturday’s 6-2 loss to the Hurricanes.

The Wild's next response is awaited

The team's difficult start gave way to a streak that reached a stern conclusion. Up or down from here?
Wild
December 7
Carolina Hurricanes' Brett Pesce (22) controls the puck between Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise (11) and Mats Zuccarello

Wild's point streak ends in blowout loss to Hurricanes

Coach Bruce Boudreau recaps the 6-2 loss to the Hurricanes Saturday.
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Wild
December 7

Wild-Carolina game recap

A look back at Saturday's game.
Wild
December 7

Longest point streaks in Wild history

Saturday's snapped streak was the second most all-time.
Wild
December 7
Wild sticking with same group to close out road trip vs. Hurricanes

Wild sticking with same group to close out road trip vs. Hurricanes

The Wild wraps up a three-game road trip Saturday at Carolina.

nhl

  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    St. Louis 18 7 6 42 8-4-3 10-3-3
    Colorado 19 8 2 40 8-3-1 11-5-1
    Dallas 17 11 3 37 11-4-1 6-7-2
    Winnipeg 17 10 2 36 7-5-1 10-5-1
    Minnesota 14 12 4 32 7-1-2 7-11-2
    Nashville 13 10 5 31 8-5-4 5-5-1
    Chicago 12 12 5 29 7-7-2 5-5-3
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Edmonton 18 10 3 39 8-4-2 10-6-1
    Arizona 17 10 4 38 7-6-1 10-4-3
    Vegas 15 11 5 35 7-5-3 8-6-2
    Vancouver 15 11 4 34 7-3-3 8-8-1
    Calgary 15 12 4 34 9-3-2 6-9-2
    San Jose 15 14 2 32 9-7-0 6-7-2
    Anaheim 12 13 4 28 8-6-2 4-7-2
    Los Angeles 11 18 2 24 9-6-1 2-12-1
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Boston 20 4 6 46 12-1-5 8-3-1
    Florida 14 9 5 33 8-4-2 6-5-3
    Toronto 14 13 4 32 7-4-4 7-9-0
    Buffalo 13 11 6 32 8-3-3 5-8-3
    Montreal 13 11 6 32 7-7-3 6-4-3
    Tampa Bay 14 10 3 31 7-5-1 7-5-2
    Ottawa 12 17 1 25 7-5-0 5-12-1
    Detroit 7 21 3 17 4-11-1 3-10-2
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Washington 22 4 5 49 8-2-4 14-2-1
    NY Islanders 19 7 2 40 12-2-1 7-5-1
    Philadelphia 17 8 5 39 10-2-4 7-6-1
    Pittsburgh 17 9 4 38 12-3-2 5-6-2
    Carolina 18 11 1 37 10-5-0 8-6-1
    NY Rangers 14 11 3 31 8-6-2 6-5-1
    Columbus 11 14 4 26 8-8-1 3-6-3
    New Jersey 9 15 5 23 4-7-5 5-8-0
  • Goals
    Z. Parise MIN 12
    J. Zucker MIN 11
    E. Staal MIN 8
    M. Zuccarello MIN 7
    (2) Players 6
  • Assists
    R. Suter MIN 14
    J. Spurgeon MIN 13
    E. Staal MIN 13
    J. Brodin MIN 11
    (3) Players 10
  • Points
    J. Zucker MIN 21
    E. Staal MIN 21
    Z. Parise MIN 17
    M. Zuccarello MIN 17
    R. Suter MIN 17
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    A. Stalock MIN 2.91
    D. Dubnyk MIN 3.36
  • Saves
    A. Stalock MIN 436
    D. Dubnyk MIN 350
    K. Kahkonen MIN 76
  • Wins
    A. Stalock MIN 8
    D. Dubnyk MIN 4
    K. Kahkonen MIN 2
  • Goals
    D. Pastrnak BOS 25
    A. Ovechkin WAS 20
    L. Draisaitl EDM 19
    C. McDavid EDM 19
    (4) Players 18
  • Assists
    L. Draisaitl EDM 34
    C. McDavid EDM 33
    J. Carlson WAS 32
    N. MacKinnon COL 27
    B. Marchand BOS 26
  • Points
    L. Draisaitl EDM 53
    C. McDavid EDM 52
    N. MacKinnon COL 45
    B. Marchand BOS 44
    D. Pastrnak BOS 43
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    T. Jarry PIT 1.82
    D. Kuemper ARI 1.92
    B. Bishop DAL 2.13
    T. Rask BOS 2.14
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 2.20
  • Saves
    D. Rittich CGY 695
    F. Andersen TOR 683
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 676
    C. Price MON 650
    J. Binnington STL 637
  • Wins
    B. Holtby WAS 15
    F. Andersen TOR 14
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 14
    J. Binnington STL 13
    (3) Players 13
  • Friday, December 6
    Chicago 2, New Jersey 1, F Montreal 2, NY Rangers 1, F Pittsburgh 2, Arizona 0, F
    Edmonton 2, Los Angeles 1, F Washington 3, Anaheim 2, F
  • Saturday, December 7
    Philadelphia 4, Ottawa 3, F Vancouver 6, Buffalo 5, F Toronto 5, St. Louis 2, F
    Colorado 4, Boston 1, F Carolina 6, Minnesota 2, F Pittsburgh 5, Detroit 3, F
    Florida 4, Columbus 1, F Tampa Bay 7, San Jose 1, F Nashville 6, New Jersey 4, F
    Dallas 3, NY Islanders 1, F Calgary 4, Los Angeles 3, F
  • Today, December 8
    Winnipeg 3, Anaheim 2, F Florida 2, San Jose 1, End 1st NY Rangers @ Vegas
    Arizona @ Chicago Buffalo @ Edmonton
  • Monday, December 9
    NY Islanders @ Tampa Bay Columbus @ Washington Boston @ Ottawa
    Calgary @ Colorado
  • Tuesday, December 10
    Tampa Bay @ Florida Montreal @ Pittsburgh St. Louis @ Buffalo
    Anaheim @ Minnesota San Jose @ Nashville Detroit @ Winnipeg
    New Jersey @ Dallas Calgary @ Arizona Carolina @ Edmonton
    Toronto @ Vancouver Chicago @ Vegas NY Rangers @ Los Angeles
  • Wednesday, December 11
    Boston @ Washington Ottawa @ Montreal Philadelphia @ Colorado
  • Thursday, December 12
    Nashville @ Buffalo NY Islanders @ Florida Columbus @ Pittsburgh
    Boston @ Tampa Bay Winnipeg @ Detroit Edmonton @ Minnesota
    Vegas @ St. Louis Chicago @ Arizona Toronto @ Calgary
    Los Angeles @ Anaheim Carolina @ Vancouver NY Rangers @ San Jose
  • Friday, December 13
    Vegas @ Dallas New Jersey @ Colorado
Wild
December 6
Wild center Victor Rask celebrates with the bench after his goal against the Lightning during the second period of the team's 5-4 victory at Tampa Bay

Hitting road (over and over), Wild ending historic stretch away from X

While this stretch has been unique, a mashup of 28 flights and 30 nights in a hotel over 39 days, it didn't ultimately wreck the Wild.
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Wild
December 6

Gameday preview: Wild at Carolina

The Wild concludes a three-game road trip vs. the Hurricanes after extending its point streak to 11 games Thursday with a 5-4 win over the Lightning.
Wild
December 6

NHL take three

A closer look at the Wild - and around the NHL
Wild
December 6
Wild recalls Nico Sturm; moves Koivu, Pateryn to injured reserve

Wild recalls Nico Sturm; moves Koivu, Pateryn to injured reserve

The Wild didn't practice Friday ahead of its final test on a three-game trip Saturday against Carolina, but the team was still busy shuffling its roster.
Wild
December 6
Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period.

Wild outscores Lightning for fifth straight win, runs point streak to 11 games

The Wild scored three times in a 1:41 stretch of the first period, then came up with the game-winning goal only eight seconds after the Lightning had tied the score at 4-4 early in the third.
Wild
December 6
The Wild's Mats Zuccarello, right, celebrated with Jason Zucker after scoring the go-ahead goal in the third period of Minnesota's 5-4 victory over Ta

The Wild in the playoffs? Suddenly, the notion isn't so far-fetched

By beating Tampa Bay on Thursday night, coach Bruce Boudreau's team won its fifth consecutive game and sits in the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference.
Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle, left, is congratulated by teammates Thomas Vanek, of Austria, and Matt Dumba, right, after scoring during the third pe
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Wild
December 6
Tyler Ennis, Brennan Menell and Eric Staal (left to right) battled for a loose puck in the corner during the Wild's training camp in 2017

A home-state 'honor': Woodbury native Menell called up by Wild

Brennan Menell was leading defensemen in the AHL with 17 assists. The 22-year-old grew up in Woodbury rooting for Jared Spurgeon, Cal Clutterbuck, Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Derek Boogaard
Wild
December 5
Wild center Victor Rask celebrates with the bench after his goal against the Lightning during the second period

Wild's offense takes over in win over Lightning

Coach Bruce Boudreau recaps the 5-4 win over the Lightning Thursday.
Wild
December 5
Wild picks each other up in latest win over Lightning

Wild picks each other up in latest win over Lightning

The Wild persevered late to hold off the Lightning for a 5-4 win Thursday in Tampa.
Wild
December 5

Wild-Tampa Bay game recap

GAME RECAPSTAR TRIBUNE'S 1. Mats Zuccarello, Wild: He scored the game-winning goal and assisted on two others for a three-point effort. 2. Carson Soucy,…
Wild
December 5
Wild defenseman Nick Seeler, above vs. the Canadiens last month, is excited about getting the chance to play because of Jared Spurgeon’s injury: “

Seeler next man up for Wild with Spurgeon sidelined by hand injury

Jared Spurgeon was injured in the first period Tuesday when he took a shot to the hand during a Panthers power play. Nick Seeler will take his place Thursday when the Wild continues its three-game road trip.
Wild
December 5
Wild juggles lineup amid injuries; Alex Stalock to start vs. Lightning

Wild juggles lineup amid injuries; Alex Stalock to start vs. Lightning

The Wild's three-game road trip continues Thursday in Tampa with the team vying to extend his season-high point streak to 11 games.
Wild
December 4

Wild-Tampa Bay game preview

After rallying for a 4-2 win Tuesday vs. the Panthers in Florida, the Wild totes a season-high 10-game point streak into action Thursday vs. the Lightning.
Wild
December 4
How did the Wild pull itself back from the brink and into playoff contention?

How did the Wild pull itself back from the brink and into playoff contention?

Since a loss to the Kings on Nov. 12, the Wild has secured points in 10 consecutive games (7-0-3) to move back onto the fringes of the playoff race.
Wild
December 4
Wild goalie Kaapo Kahkonen stopped the Panthers' Vincent Trocheck in the first period Tuesday. Kahkonen made a team rookie record of 44 saves in the W

Losing while winning: Spurgeon, Koivu injured in Wild's win over Florida

Defenseman Jared Spurgeon was hurt in the first period and center Mikko Koivu skated one shift in the third before leaving the game, which the Wild won with a pair of third-period goals.
Final, 12/7 1 2 3 F
Minnesota 14-12-4 1 1 0 2
Carolina 18-11-1 2 2 2 6

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