Winnipeg Jets' Jack Roslovic (52) and Brandon Tanev (13) celebrate Tanev's goal, as the Wild's Jonas Brodin (25) and Matt Cullen (7) turn away during

Wild bows out of NHL playoffs with 5-0 loss to Winnipeg

Facing a win-or-go-home situation, the Wild allowed a goal 31 seconds into Friday night's game, and Winnipeg's party was on. The Wild went the final 141:37 of the series without a goal.

Horrendous start headlines Wild's latest playoff demise

April 20
Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40) scrambles for a puck that bounced off his leg during the first period in Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey f
After getting creamed 5-0 by the Jets Friday at Bell MTS Place, the Wild has been eliminated in five games in back-to-back years.

Playoff action gives Wild rookies Seeler, Greenway valuable experience

12:22am
Winnipeg Jets' Ben Chiarot (7) and Minnesota Wild's Nick Seeler (36) mixed it up during the third period of Game 2.
Rookie defenseman Nick Seeler and winger Jordan Greenway appeared in every playoff game for the Wild.
Wild
12:17am

By the numbers: Wild's playoff woes

How bad has it been for the Wild in the playoffs? It's all in the numbers.
Wild
April 20
Winnipeg Jets' Tyler Myers (57) clears Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle (3) from in front of his goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the second per

Boudreau: Wild 'rattled' during disastrous start to Game 5 loss to Jets

Coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the 5-0 loss in Game 5 to the Jets.
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
April 20
Wild's offense disappears in Game 5 loss to Jets

Wild's offense disappears in Game 5 loss to Jets

Sarah McLellan recaps the 5-0 loss to the Jets in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
April 20

Wild-Winnipeg Game 5 recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wild
April 20
The Wild's Eric Staal chased the puck in the first period against the Jets during Game 4

Wild must overcome bad math to stay alive against Winnipeg

The Jets have beaten the Wild in all four games played in Winnipeg this season and have won 11 in a row on home ice. And that's only part of the challenge facing Minnesota in tonight's win-or-go-home Game 5.

nhl

  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    Nashville 53 18 11 117 28-9-4 25-9-7
    Winnipeg 52 20 10 114 32-7-2 20-13-8
    Minnesota 45 26 11 101 27-6-8 18-20-3
    Colorado 43 30 9 95 28-11-2 15-19-7
    St. Louis 44 32 6 94 24-17-0 20-15-6
    Dallas 42 32 8 92 26-12-3 16-20-5
    Chicago 33 39 10 76 18-18-5 15-21-5
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Vegas 51 24 7 109 29-10-2 22-14-5
    Anaheim 44 25 13 101 26-10-5 18-15-8
    San Jose 45 27 10 100 25-13-3 20-14-7
    Los Angeles 45 29 8 98 23-15-3 22-14-5
    Calgary 37 35 10 84 17-20-4 20-15-6
    Edmonton 36 40 6 78 19-18-4 17-22-2
    Vancouver 31 40 11 73 16-18-7 15-22-4
    Arizona 29 41 12 70 16-21-4 13-20-8
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Tampa Bay 54 23 5 113 29-10-2 25-13-3
    Boston 50 20 12 112 28-8-5 22-12-7
    Toronto 49 26 7 105 29-10-2 20-16-5
    Florida 44 30 8 96 27-11-3 17-19-5
    Detroit 30 39 13 73 16-16-9 14-23-4
    Montreal 29 40 13 71 18-14-9 11-26-4
    Ottawa 28 43 11 67 16-19-6 12-24-5
    Buffalo 25 45 12 62 11-25-5 14-20-7
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Washington 49 26 7 105 28-11-2 21-15-5
    Pittsburgh 47 29 6 100 30-9-2 17-20-4
    Philadelphia 42 26 14 98 22-13-6 20-13-8
    Columbus 45 30 7 97 26-12-3 19-18-4
    New Jersey 44 29 9 97 23-14-4 21-15-5
    Carolina 36 35 11 83 19-16-6 17-19-5
    NY Islanders 35 37 10 80 19-18-4 16-19-6
    NY Rangers 34 39 9 77 21-16-4 13-23-5
  • Goals
    E. Staal MIN 42
    J. Zucker MIN 33
    M. Granlund MIN 21
    N. Niederreiter MIN 18
    Z. Parise MIN 15
  • Assists
    M. Granlund MIN 46
    R. Suter MIN 45
    M. Dumba MIN 36
    E. Staal MIN 34
    (2) Players 31
  • Points
    E. Staal MIN 76
    M. Granlund MIN 67
    J. Zucker MIN 64
    R. Suter MIN 51
    M. Dumba MIN 50
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.52
    A. Stalock MIN 2.85
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 1624
    A. Stalock MIN 716
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 35
    A. Stalock MIN 10
  • Goals
    A. Ovechkin WAS 49
    P. Laine WPG 44
    W. Karlsson VGK 43
    E. Malkin PIT 42
    E. Staal MIN 42
  • Assists
    C. Giroux PHI 68
    B. Wheeler WPG 68
    C. McDavid EDM 67
    J. Voracek PHI 65
    M. Barzal NYI 63
  • Points
    C. McDavid EDM 108
    C. Giroux PHI 102
    N. Kucherov TB 100
    E. Malkin PIT 98
    N. MacKinnon COL 97
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    C. Hutton STL 2.09
    A. Raanta ARI 2.24
    M. Fleury VGK 2.24
    C. Crawford CHI 2.27
    P. Rinne NSH 2.31
  • Saves
    F. Andersen TOR 2029
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 1908
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 1892
    H. Lundqvist NYR 1862
    C. Talbot EDM 1848
  • Wins
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 44
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 44
    P. Rinne NSH 42
    F. Andersen TOR 38
    S. Bobrovsky CLS 37
  • Thursday, April 19
    Boston 3, Toronto 1, F Washington 4, Columbus 1, F
  • Friday, April 20
    Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 2, F Winnipeg 5, Minnesota 0, F Colorado 2, Nashville 1, F
  • Today, April 21
    New Jersey @ Tampa Bay Columbus @ Washington Toronto @ Boston
  • Sunday, April 22
    Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia Nashville @ Colorado
  • Monday, April 23
    Washington @ Columbus Tampa Bay @ New Jersey Boston @ Toronto
  • Tuesday, April 24
    Colorado @ Nashville Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh
  • Wednesday, April 25
    Toronto @ Boston New Jersey @ Tampa Bay Columbus @ Washington
  • Thursday, April 26
Wild
April 20
Boudreau's message ahead of Wild's Game 5: "Play your best"

Boudreau's message ahead of Wild's Game 5: "Play your best"

Coach Bruce Boudreau shares his message for the Wild before Game 5 vs. the Jets.
Wild
April 20
Boudreau: Wild needs 'everybody on board' to stave off elimination

Boudreau: Wild needs 'everybody on board' to stave off elimination

"We're not a team that can survive with eight players playing good and the rest just being mediocre.," Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said after Friday morning's workout in Winnipeg.
Wild
April 20
If Wild is eliminated tonight, should it get free pass because of injuries?

If Wild is eliminated tonight, should it get free pass because of injuries?

Anything short of a three-game Wild winning streak means a sixth consecutive season will end with a playoff defeat in the first or second round.
Wild
April 20
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Staal focused on winning, not justice after cross-check suspension

Eric Staal says he's more worried about helping to keep the Wild alive in the playoffs than Josh Morrissey's nasty hit.
Wild
April 19

Wild-Jets Game 5 preview

The Wild will attempt to ward off elimination in Game 5 after falling behind 3-1 in the series to the Jets.
EPISODE 4
April 19
Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague, center, shoots between Houston Rockets' Chris Paul, left, and Clint Capela during the second half in Game 1 of a

Listen: Regular-season strengths are playoff weaknesses for Wolves, Wild

On the latest North Score podcast, Chris Hine and Michael Rand discuss the Wolves' offensive inefficiency in the playoffs, the Rockets' three-point shooting, the Wild's inability to create high-quality scoring chances and more.
Wild
April 19
Rau, Murphy added as Wild shakes up things for Game 5

Rau, Murphy added as Wild shakes up things for Game 5

Needing an offensive spark after being shut out in Game 4, the Wild mixed up its look during practice Thursday at Xcel Energy Center.
Wild
April 19
The Winnipeg Jets' Josh Morrissey cross-checked the Wild's Eric Staal in the first period during Game 4. Morrissey was given a one-game suspension.

NHL suspends Morrissey for Game 5, calls hit 'a reckless strike' on Staal

One of the Jets' most effective defensemen won't be on the ice for Game 5 when Winnipeg tries to finish off the Wild.
Wild
April 19
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk came out of his crease as he challenged a shot attempt in the third period of Game 4 against the Jets.

Ready, steady, stop: Dubnyk tries to stay relaxed in Wild's goal

Even in tense times, Devan Dubnyk focuses on maintaining the outlook that has helped him ascend to elite status among NHL goaltenders
Wild
April 19
Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler (26) is congratulated after scoring a goal against the Minnesota Wild in the first period of an NHL hockey game on

Reusse: Wheeler's journey from Minnesota star to leader of Jets

From superstardom at Breck School to Gophers standout to a multi-team NHL journey, Blake Wheeler has credentials that make him a key part of Winnipeg's success.
Wild
April 18

Poll: Will the Wild win Friday night to force Game 6?

Wild
April 18
Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby celebrated with the Stanley Cup after the Penguins’ victory in last year’s finals.

Stanley Cup visits Minneapolis, nears tough transition time

In order to keep the Stanley Cup from getting too unwieldy, bands at the bottom need to be removed and replaced as more teams win.
Wild
April 18
Boudreau feels discipline for Jets' Morrissey is warranted

Boudreau feels discipline for Jets' Morrissey is warranted

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the cross-check center Eric Staal took from Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey in Game 4.
Wild
April 18
Josh Morrissey (44) and Eric Staal (12) in the first period.

Jets' Morrissey to have hearing today for cross-check on Staal

Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey will have a hearing Wednesday with the NHL Department of Player Safety. A suspension would further subtract from an already depleted Jets blue line.
Wild
April 18
Eric Staal crashed the Jets’ net in the second period Tuesday night, a sight Wild fans didn’t see often enough.

Inside the loss: Wild had more shots in Game 4, but Jets had better ones

A deeper look shows that Winnipeg had three times as many high-quality or "high-danger" shots in Tuesday night's game.
Final, 4/20 1 2 3 F
Minnesota 1-4 0 0 0 0
Winnipeg 4-1 4 0 1 5

NHL Scoreboard

  • Philadelphia

    Pittsburgh

     

    - F

    4

    2

  • Minnesota

    Winnipeg

     

    - F

    0

    5

  • Colorado

    Nashville

     

    - F

    2

    1