Mikko Koivu’s 2018-19 season was cut short because of a knee injury.

Koivu will play in first game since knee surgery on Saturday

Mikko Koivu is keeping his expectations low for his first game in 7½ months, hoping just to feel comfortable enough to continue moving forward.
Wild
September 20
Minnesota Wild players show off their different styles on photo day in St. Paul.

Vanity, thy name is photo day. Wild players take mug shots seriously

NHL players' faces can be tough to discern. But their mugs, with or without teeth, are front and center when it's time to take their official head shot for the season on the first day of training camp.
Wild
September 19
Ryan Hartman had a nice debut for the Wild on Tuesday night, scoring the team’s only goal in an overtime loss to Dallas.

Agitator, pest, whatever: Wild glad to add Hartman's grit to roster

New Wild forward Ryan Hartman will bring certain depth and grit to the team but believes he can help offensively, too.
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Wild
September 18
Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen saved this shot from Winnipeg's Mathieu Perreault during the first period but by then the Jets already had a 2-0 lead.

Offense-deprived Wild falls to 0-2 in the preseason

Andrew Copp and former Gopher Blake Wheeler scored 38 seconds apart waely in the first period for the Jets, beating Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen.
Wild
September 18

Stars nip Wild in overtime

The Dallas Stars edged the Wild 2-1 in overtime in a preseason game at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday.
Wild
September 18
The Stars' Justin Dowling shot the puck past Wild goalie Alex Stalock for the game-winning goal in Dallas' 2-1 overtime victory Tuesday night in prese

'Pretty decent game.' Wild sees things to like in OT loss to Dallas

The Wild's Ryan Hartman finished an assist shy of a Gordie Howe hat trick, picking up a goal and also flexing his physical side by dropping the gloves for a second-period fight.
Wild
September 18
Wild forward Matts Zuccarello, playing against Dallas in an exhibition game Tuesday, likes to pass more than shoot.

Wild's Zuccarello exceeded boyhood dreams by reaching NHL

It wasn't until after he accomplished his goal of starring in Sweden that the NHL became a reality for Zuccarello, who grew up in Oslo.
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Wild
September 17
Captain Mikko Koivu practiced with the Wild on Monday for the first time since injuring a knee in February.

Wild's Koivu scrimmages, could play as soon as this weekend

The captain -- who has scored 201 goals and assisted on 487 in 14 years with the Wild -- took the next step in his recovery from a February knee injury Monday.

nhl

  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
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    Colorado 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Minnesota 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Chicago 0 0 0 0 -- --
    St. Louis 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Dallas 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Winnipeg 0 0 0 0 -- --
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    Anaheim 0 0 0 0 -- --
    San Jose 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Edmonton 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Arizona 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Calgary 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Vegas 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Vancouver 0 0 0 0 -- --
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
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    Buffalo 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Detroit 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Ottawa 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Florida 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Montreal 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Boston 0 0 0 0 -- --
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Columbus 0 0 0 0 -- --
    NY Islanders 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Washington 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 -- --
    New Jersey 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Carolina 0 0 0 0 -- --
    Philadelphia 0 0 0 0 -- --
    NY Rangers 0 0 0 0 -- --
  • Thursday, September 19
    Montreal 5, Florida 4, F Boston 3, Philadelphia 1, F Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 1, F
    Dallas 2, Colorado 1, F Vancouver 6, Edmonton 1, F Vegas 3, Los Angeles 2, F
  • Friday, September 20
    New Jersey 4, NY Rangers 2, F Tampa Bay 3, Nashville 1, F Toronto 3, Buffalo 0, F
    NY Islanders 4, Detroit 3, F St. Louis 4, Winnipeg 3, F Edmonton 6, Calgary 2, F
  • Today, September 21
    Pittsburgh @ Columbus Colorado @ Minnesota Toronto @ Buffalo
    NY Islanders @ New Jersey Montreal @ Ottawa NY Rangers @ Philadelphia
    Carolina @ Washington Vegas @ San Jose Florida @ Dallas
    Tampa Bay @ Nashville Boston @ Chicago Anaheim @ Arizona
    Vancouver @ Los Angeles
  • Sunday, September 22
    Columbus @ St. Louis Pittsburgh @ Detroit Minnesota @ Colorado
    Calgary @ Winnipeg
  • Monday, September 23
    Philadelphia @ Boston Toronto @ Montreal Detroit @ NY Islanders
    Ottawa @ Vancouver Anaheim @ Los Angeles
  • Tuesday, September 24
    Tampa Bay @ Florida NY Islanders @ NY Rangers Dallas @ St. Louis
    Winnipeg @ Calgary Arizona @ Edmonton San Jose @ Anaheim
  • Wednesday, September 25
    New Jersey @ Boston Columbus @ Buffalo Detroit @ Pittsburgh
    Montreal @ Toronto Carolina @ Nashville Washington @ Chicago
    Los Angeles @ Anaheim Ottawa @ Vancouver Colorado @ Vegas
  • Thursday, September 26
    St. Louis @ Detroit Tampa Bay @ Florida Philadelphia @ NY Rangers
    Edmonton @ Winnipeg Minnesota @ Dallas Arizona @ Vancouver
    Calgary @ San Jose
Wild
September 16
Dustin Byfuglien of the Winnipeg Jets had four goals and 27 assists in 42 games last season, which ended with a first-round playoff loss to St. Louis.

Winnipeg's Byfuglien granted leave of absence; no reason given

There's no timetable for his return, but "there's nothing sinister to this," Jets coach Paul Maurice said of the defenseman who grew up in Roseau.
Wild
September 15
Ryan Donato listened to Wild coach Bruce Boudreau during practice Friday.

Wild's Donato an early center of attention in camp

Ryan Donato, acquired in a trade from Boston last season, will get a look in the middle as the Wild quickly gets ready for its first preseason game.
Wild
September 14
Spurgeon, Wild continue successful partnership

Spurgeon, Wild continue successful partnership

Jared Spurgeon reflected on his journey from unsigned draft pick to standout defenseman with the Wild after signing a seven-year extension.
Wild
September 14
Spurgeon 'grateful' for seven-year contract extension with Wild

Spurgeon 'grateful' for seven-year contract extension with Wild

Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon signed a seven-year contract extension Saturday.
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Wild
September 14
Wild signs Jared Spurgeon to a seven-year contract extension

Wild signs Jared Spurgeon to a seven-year contract extension

Wild General Manager Bill Guerin discusses defenseman Jared Spurgeon's seven-year contract extension.
Wild
September 14
Wild's Spurgeon: 'Surreal' to ink 7-year, $53M contract extension

Wild's Spurgeon: 'Surreal' to ink 7-year, $53M contract extension

The Wild locked up defenseman Jared Spurgeon through the 2026-27 season.
Wild
September 13
Wild coach Bruce Boudreau talked to players as practice start Friday at Tria Rink in St. Paul.

Dumba looks up to speed in Wild's first practice

It wasn't until last month that Wild defenseman Matt Dumba finally felt back to normal after tearing his pectoral muscle in a fight last December. Friday, he finally got to show his stuff.
Wild
September 13
Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk waited while team photographer Bruce Kluckhohn adjusted his lighting equipment Thursday at Tria ice rink.

Fiala, Dumba, Koivu … and other training camp questions for the Wild

On the heels of a disappointing non-playoff finish, getting back to a familiar setting was a source of encouragement for the Wild, who have many questions to answer as training camp begins.
Wild
September 12

With 69 players in camp, Wild could make early roster cuts

With 13 of the first 18 games of the regular season on the road, a potentially make-or-break slate, the Wild is planning to make cuts sooner so players tasked with tackling that stretch can prepare together.
Wild
September 12
Wild's Boudreau: "Let's get the show started."

Wild's Boudreau: "Let's get the show started."

Coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the start of training camp and some of his hopes for the 2019-2020 Wild.
Wild
September 11
Wild coach Bruce Boudreau

Boudreau, players believe Wild can rebound - and hope to prove it

Reinforcing the Wild's longstanding reputation is the focus, a pursuit that officially starts Thursday when players report for medicals and fitness testing to begin training camp.
Wild
September 11

Key dates for the Wild's 2019-20 preseason

After players report Thursday, the first on-ice practice is Friday.
Wild
September 11

Wild training camp roster

A look at the 69 players the Wild has in training camp.
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Winnipeg 1-1 2 0 2 4

NHL Scoreboard

  • NY Rangers

    New Jersey

     

    - F

    2

    4

  • Nashville

    Tampa Bay

     

    - F

    1

    3

  • Buffalo

    Toronto

     

    - F

    0

    3

  • NY Islanders

    Detroit

     

    - F

    4

    3

  • St. Louis

    Winnipeg

     

    - F

    4

    3

  • Calgary

    Edmonton

     

    - F

    2

    6