Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon shoots against the Canucks during the first period Thursday.

Minus Parise, Wild bounces back with balanced victory over Vancouver

With Zach Parise out due to illness, Mikko Koivu's three-point night highlighted the new-look Wild in Thursday night's home victory over the road-weary Canucks.

Wild goaltenders have been key to back-to-back success

November 15
Wild goaltender Alex Stalock celebrates with defenseman Matt Dumba after the Wild defeated Anaheim on Nov. 9
Backup Alex Stalock and No. 1 goalie Devan Dubnyk have posted a solid .926 save percentage in the second game of Wild's back-to-backs so far this season.

Postgame: Wild does well in moving past Tuesday's letdown loss

November 15
Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) celebrates his goal with Mikko Koivu (9) and Nino Niederreiter (22) during the first period
The Wild has yet to lose two straight games in regulation this season.
Wild
November 16
Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker and Vancouver Canucks defenseman Christopher Tanev vie for the puck during the first period

Wild capitalizes on road-weary Canucks

Coach Bruce Boudreau recaps the 6-2 win over the Canucks.
Wild
November 15
Wild center Mikko Koivu controls the puck with defense from Canucks center Elias Pettersson

Niederreiter-Koivu-Coyle shine in Wild's rout of Canucks

Sarah McLellan recaps the 6-2 win over the Canucks in her Wild wrap-up.
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Wild
November 15

Wild-Canucks game recap

A look back at Thursday night's game.
Wild
November 15
Wild hoping to rebound when it continues homestand vs. Canucks

Wild hoping to rebound when it continues homestand vs. Canucks

The Wild is coming off a 5-2 loss to the Capitals Tuesday at home, its first regulation defeat at Xcel Energy Center this season.
Wild
November 15
Kirill Kaprizov celebrated a goal for Russia against the Czech Republic in the Karjala Cup in Finland last Sunday. Kaprizov is “as good as anybody t

Back from Russia, Wild GM Fenton impressed by top prospect Kaprizov

Kirill Kaprizov, 21, was drafted by the Wild in and is perhaps the team's most highly anticipated prospect. "He's going to be a terrific player for us,'' Paul Fenton said.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    Nashville 13 5 1 27 5-3-0 8-2-1
    Minnesota 12 5 2 26 6-1-2 6-4-0
    Winnipeg 11 5 1 23 8-2-1 3-3-0
    Colorado 9 6 3 21 4-2-1 5-4-2
    Dallas 9 7 2 20 6-3-1 3-4-1
    Chicago 7 8 4 18 4-3-2 3-5-2
    St. Louis 6 7 3 15 5-5-1 1-2-2
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    San Jose 10 7 3 23 6-3-1 4-4-2
    Vancouver 10 9 2 22 5-2-0 5-7-2
    Calgary 10 8 1 21 4-3-1 6-5-0
    Edmonton 9 8 1 19 4-3-1 5-5-0
    Arizona 9 8 1 19 5-3-0 4-5-1
    Anaheim 8 9 3 19 5-3-3 3-6-0
    Vegas 8 10 1 17 5-2-1 3-8-0
    Los Angeles 5 11 1 11 4-6-1 1-5-0
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Tampa Bay 13 5 1 27 7-3-0 6-2-1
    Toronto 13 6 0 26 5-5-0 8-1-0
    Montreal 10 6 3 23 6-3-1 4-3-2
    Boston 10 6 2 22 7-2-0 3-4-2
    Buffalo 10 6 2 22 6-2-1 4-4-1
    Ottawa 8 8 3 19 6-3-2 2-5-1
    Detroit 8 9 2 18 5-4-1 3-5-1
    Florida 7 6 3 17 3-3-1 4-3-2
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Columbus 11 6 2 24 5-4-1 6-2-1
    NY Islanders 10 6 2 22 5-1-2 5-5-0
    NY Rangers 9 8 2 20 6-3-0 3-5-2
    Washington 8 7 3 19 5-3-2 3-4-1
    Carolina 8 7 3 19 4-3-2 4-4-1
    Philadelphia 9 9 1 19 4-6-0 5-3-1
    New Jersey 8 8 1 17 6-1-1 2-7-0
    Pittsburgh 7 7 3 17 3-5-1 4-2-2
  • Goals
    M. Granlund MIN 10
    M. Dumba MIN 7
    Z. Parise MIN 7
    E. Staal MIN 6
    J. Zucker MIN 6
  • Assists
    M. Koivu MIN 12
    R. Suter MIN 12
    M. Granlund MIN 9
    Z. Parise MIN 9
    (2) Players 8
  • Points
    M. Granlund MIN 19
    Z. Parise MIN 16
    M. Koivu MIN 16
    R. Suter MIN 15
    (2) Players 14
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.32
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 441
    A. Stalock MIN 105
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 9
    A. Stalock MIN 3
  • Goals
    D. Pastrnak BOS 17
    J. Skinner BUF 13
    F. Forsberg NSH 12
    P. Kane CHI 12
    (6) Players 12
  • Assists
    M. Rantanen COL 22
    B. Wheeler WPG 21
    B. Burns SJ 19
    M. Marner TOR 19
    (3) Players 17
  • Points
    M. Rantanen COL 29
    N. MacKinnon COL 26
    C. McDavid EDM 26
    P. Bergeron BOS 26
    D. Pastrnak BOS 25
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    P. Rinne NSH 1.53
    D. Rittich CGY 1.91
    C. DeSmith PIT 2.04
    C. Johnson STL 2.08
    F. Andersen TOR 2.08
  • Saves
    C. Anderson OTT 557
    J. Gibson ANH 510
    F. Andersen TOR 468
    H. Lundqvist NYR 444
    D. Dubnyk MIN 441
  • Wins
    F. Andersen TOR 11
    D. Dubnyk MIN 9
    M. Jones SJ 9
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 9
    (4) Players 8
  • Wednesday, November 14
    Chicago 1, St. Louis 0, F Winnipeg 3, Washington 1, F Colorado 6, Boston 3, F
    Vegas 5, Anaheim 0, F
  • Thursday, November 15
    Columbus 7, Florida 3, F NY Islanders 7, NY Rangers 5, F New Jersey 3, Philadelphia 0, F
    Tampa Bay 4, Pittsburgh 3, F Ottawa 2, Detroit 1, F Minnesota 6, Vancouver 2, F
    Arizona 2, Nashville 1, F Montreal 3, Calgary 2, F Toronto 5, San Jose 3, F
  • Today, November 16
    Boston @ Dallas Buffalo @ Winnipeg Los Angeles @ Chicago
    Washington @ Colorado Toronto @ Anaheim St. Louis @ Vegas
  • Saturday, November 17
    Detroit @ New Jersey Tampa Bay @ Philadelphia Buffalo @ Minnesota
    Montreal @ Vancouver Columbus @ Carolina Florida @ NY Rangers
    Pittsburgh @ Ottawa Boston @ Arizona Los Angeles @ Nashville
    Edmonton @ Calgary St. Louis @ San Jose
  • Sunday, November 18
    Dallas @ NY Islanders New Jersey @ Carolina Minnesota @ Chicago
    Colorado @ Anaheim Vegas @ Edmonton
  • Monday, November 19
    Dallas @ NY Rangers Buffalo @ Pittsburgh Columbus @ Toronto
    Washington @ Montreal Florida @ Ottawa Tampa Bay @ Nashville
    Los Angeles @ St. Louis Vegas @ Calgary Winnipeg @ Vancouver
  • Tuesday, November 20
    Edmonton @ San Jose
  • Wednesday, November 21
    Toronto @ Carolina Montreal @ New Jersey NY Islanders @ NY Rangers
    Dallas @ Pittsburgh Chicago @ Washington Philadelphia @ Buffalo
    Boston @ Detroit Florida @ Tampa Bay Ottawa @ Minnesota
    St. Louis @ Nashville Vegas @ Arizona Vancouver @ Anaheim
    Winnipeg @ Calgary Colorado @ Los Angeles
Wild
November 15
Wild left winger Zach Parise was dumped to the ice by Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen in the second period. Parise bounced back to score in the thir

Wild leaves its road-trip swagger behind in loss to Washington

It was the team's first regulation defeat on home ice after starting 5-0-2 and then playing on the road for more than two weeks.
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
November 15
The old guy up there — Zach Parise, testing Capitals goaltender Pheonix Copley on Tuesday — and players like him are among reasons the Wild is suc

Explaining the Wild's run of success

North Score: The Wild entered Wednesday with the third-best points percentage in the NHL. Let's look at three reasons the team has been successful.
Wild
November 15

Wild-Vancouver game preview

Following its first regulation home defeat of the season—a 5-2 loss to Washington on Tuesday — the Wild continues a three-game home stand against the Canucks.
Wild
November 14
Wild General Manager Paul Fenton resisted coming in and making a series of trades, and 18 games into his first season, the team sits near the top of t

Souhan: Not making big deal has been a big deal in Wild's success

Give Bruce Boudreau depth, and he can do damage to opponents. He's rolling four quality lines that might not have existed had Paul Fenton made a splashy trade over the summer.
Wild
November 13
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin held up the Stanley Cup during a victory rally on the National Mall in Washington last June.

Similar Capitals offer Wild an object lesson on postseason success

Since Washington's journey culminated in its first championship last summer, the Wild is hopeful a similar outcome can happen to it since it's following the same script.
Wild
November 13
The Minnesota Wild's J.T. Brown (23) tries a backhand shot on Washington Capitals goaltender Pheonix Copley (1) in the first period on Tuesday, Nov. 1

Wild can't rediscover home prowess after lengthy road trip

Sarah McLellan recaps the 5-2 loss to the Capitals in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
November 13
Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40) couldn't reach the third period shot by Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), who scored his se

Wild upended by Capitals in return home

Coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the 5-2 loss to the Capitals.
Wild
November 13

Wild-Washington game recap

Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov scored twice and added an assist.
Wild
November 13
The Capitals' Tom Wilson, top left, looked back on his goal against Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk after crashing into him in the first period Tuesday. Dubn

Postgame: Wild goalie Dubnyk 'sore' after collision in loss to Capitals

Goalie Devan Dubnyk remained in the game after getting bowled over following the Capitals' second goal.
Wild
November 13

Washington 5, Wild 2

The Washington Capitals thumped the Wild 5-2 on Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center.
Wild
November 13
The Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek scores past St. Louis Blues goaltender Chad Johnson on Sunday.

'Believe a little bit more': Eriksson Ek sees confidence renewed

Joel Eriksson Ek secured his first point of the season — an assist — in his 100th career game Friday against the Ducks. On Sunday, he picked up a goal.
Wild
November 13
Wild returns home hoping to keep its road rhythm alive

Wild returns home hoping to keep its road rhythm alive

The Wild is back at Xcel Energy Center to host the Capitals on Tuesday after going 5-2 on a seven-game road swing.
Wild
November 13
Homecoming letdown? Playing Caps should keep Wild focused tonight

Homecoming letdown? Playing Caps should keep Wild focused tonight

Not only are the Capitals the reigning champs, but they're poised to get forward Tom Wilson back in the lineup after his 20-game suspension was reduced.
Wild
November 13
After a successful road trip, the going doesn’t get any easier for the Wild and goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40), who will face Alex Ovechkin and the re

Good test for Wild: Stanley Cup-champion Caps at the X tonight

Continuing to climb won't be easy for the Wild. Its first test back at home Tuesday is against superstar Alex Ovechkin and the reigning Stanley-Cup champion Capitals.
Wild
November 12

Wild-Capitals game preview

After compiling a 5-2 record during a string of seven consecutive road games, the Wild returns home for three in a row, beginning with the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Final, 11/15 1 2 3 F
Vancouver 10-9-2 0 1 1 2
Minnesota 12-5-2 2 3 1 6

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