Wild wins by being less 'ugly' than Sabres

Wild wins by being less 'ugly' than Sabres

Three first-period goals sparked the Wild's offense, which was led by Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter each scoring twice.

Ex-Wild winger Pominville, back with Sabres, sees better days ahead for Buffalo

November 22
Ex-Wild winger Pominville, back with Sabres, sees better days ahead for Buffalo
Jason Pominville, 34, has been a point producer, top-line option and veteran leader in his second tour with the Sabres.

Wild sends struggling first-round picks back to minors

November 21
Wild sends struggling first-round picks back to minors
The Wild sent former first round draft picks Luke Kunin and Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa and recalled forward Zack Mitchell on Tuesday
Wild
November 22

Wild-Buffalo game recap

A look back at Wednesday's game.
Wild
November 22

Wild play sloppy but hold off Sabres for win

Sarah McLellan recaps the 5-4 win over the Sabres in her Wild wrap-up.
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Wild
November 22

Wild shortens bench, "play to win" against Sabres

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau considered the upcoming schedule that saw his team face Central Division rivals in the next three games.
Wild
November 22

Start could be key for Wild against Sabres

The Wild has added a more engaged debut to its to-do list.
Wild
November 22

Wild hopes Mitchell adds some zip to its offense

The Iowa Wild's leading scorer has swagger, and the NHL team wants in on it.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    St. Louis 16 5 1 33 8-2-0 8-3-1
    Winnipeg 13 5 3 29 7-2-1 6-3-2
    Nashville 13 6 2 28 8-1-1 5-5-1
    Colorado 11 8 1 23 7-1-1 4-7-0
    Chicago 10 8 3 23 5-4-1 5-4-2
    Minnesota 10 8 3 23 5-3-2 5-5-1
    Dallas 11 10 1 23 8-2-0 3-8-1
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Vegas 13 6 1 27 8-1-0 5-5-1
    Los Angeles 12 8 2 26 6-5-2 6-3-0
    Calgary 12 8 1 25 6-5-0 6-3-1
    Vancouver 11 8 3 25 3-5-3 8-3-0
    San Jose 11 8 1 23 6-6-1 5-2-0
    Anaheim 10 8 3 23 6-6-2 4-2-1
    Edmonton 8 12 2 18 4-7-0 4-5-2
    Arizona 5 16 3 13 1-7-1 4-9-2
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Tampa Bay 16 3 2 34 9-2-1 7-1-1
    Toronto 14 8 1 29 8-4-0 6-4-1
    Detroit 10 9 3 23 4-3-3 6-6-0
    Boston 9 7 4 22 5-3-2 4-4-2
    Ottawa 8 6 6 22 4-4-5 4-2-1
    Montreal 8 12 3 19 4-5-2 4-7-1
    Florida 8 11 2 18 5-3-2 3-8-0
    Buffalo 5 13 4 14 2-7-1 3-6-3
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Columbus 14 7 1 29 7-4-0 7-3-1
    New Jersey 12 5 4 28 5-3-2 7-2-2
    NY Islanders 12 7 2 26 7-0-2 5-7-0
    Pittsburgh 11 9 3 25 6-2-1 5-7-2
    Washington 12 10 1 25 7-4-0 5-6-1
    NY Rangers 11 9 2 24 8-4-2 3-5-0
    Carolina 9 7 4 22 4-3-3 5-4-1
    Philadelphia 8 9 5 21 4-4-3 4-5-2
  • Goals
    J. Zucker MIN 11
    N. Niederreiter MIN 8
    E. Staal MIN 7
    C. Stewart MIN 6
    M. Granlund MIN 5
  • Assists
    J. Spurgeon MIN 12
    E. Staal MIN 12
    R. Suter MIN 11
    M. Koivu MIN 10
    M. Granlund MIN 9
  • Points
    E. Staal MIN 19
    J. Zucker MIN 17
    J. Spurgeon MIN 15
    M. Granlund MIN 14
    (2) Players 14
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.66
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 477
    A. Stalock MIN 139
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 9
    A. Stalock MIN 1
  • Goals
    N. Kucherov TB 17
    J. Tavares NYI 15
    A. Ovechkin WAS 14
    M. Stone OTT 13
    (5) Players 12
  • Assists
    S. Stamkos TB 26
    J. Bailey NYI 21
    J. Gaudreau CGY 21
    E. Kuznetsov WAS 20
    (3) Players 20
  • Points
    S. Stamkos TB 36
    N. Kucherov TB 33
    J. Gaudreau CGY 31
    J. Schwartz STL 30
    B. Schenn STL 30
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    S. Bobrovsky CLS 1.91
    M. Jones SJ 2.03
    A. Khudobin BOS 2.13
    A. Dell SJ 2.14
    C. Crawford CHI 2.23
  • Saves
    F. Andersen TOR 619
    M. Smith CGY 570
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 547
    J. Gibson ANH 544
    J. Quick LA 526
  • Wins
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 15
    S. Bobrovsky CLS 13
    J. Allen STL 12
    F. Andersen TOR 12
    (2) Players 12
  • Tuesday, November 21
    Vancouver 5, Philadelphia 2, F St. Louis 8, Edmonton 3, F Dallas 3, Montreal 1, F
  • Wednesday, November 22
    Minnesota 5, Buffalo 4, F NY Rangers 6, Carolina 1, F Columbus 1, Calgary 0, F
    Edmonton 6, Detroit 2, F Florida 2, Toronto 1, F Boston 3, New Jersey 2, F
    NY Islanders 4, Philadelphia 3, F Vancouver 5, Pittsburgh 2, F Washington 5, Ottawa 2, F
    Tampa Bay 3, Chicago 2, F Nashville 3, Montreal 2, F San Jose 3, Arizona 1, F
    Colorado 3, Dallas 0, F Vegas 4, Anaheim 2, F Winnipeg 2, Los Angeles 1, F
  • Today, November 23
  • Friday, November 24
    Pittsburgh @ Boston Winnipeg @ Anaheim Colorado @ Minnesota
    NY Islanders @ Philadelphia Tampa Bay @ Washington San Jose @ Vegas
    Edmonton @ Buffalo Ottawa @ Columbus Vancouver @ New Jersey
    Detroit @ NY Rangers Toronto @ Carolina Nashville @ St. Louis
    Los Angeles @ Arizona Calgary @ Dallas
  • Saturday, November 25
    New Jersey @ Detroit Chicago @ Florida Buffalo @ Montreal
    NY Islanders @ Ottawa Tampa Bay @ Pittsburgh Washington @ Toronto
    Vegas @ Arizona Minnesota @ St. Louis Winnipeg @ San Jose
    Calgary @ Colorado Anaheim @ Los Angeles
  • Sunday, November 26
    Nashville @ Carolina Vancouver @ NY Rangers Edmonton @ Boston
  • Monday, November 27
    Florida @ New Jersey Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh Columbus @ Montreal
    Minnesota @ Winnipeg Anaheim @ Chicago
  • Tuesday, November 28
    Tampa Bay @ Buffalo Carolina @ Columbus Florida @ NY Rangers
    Vancouver @ NY Islanders San Jose @ Philadelphia Los Angeles @ Detroit
    Chicago @ Nashville Toronto @ Calgary Arizona @ Edmonton
    Dallas @ Vegas
Wild
November 22

Wild-Buffalo game preview

The Wild (9-8-3) faces the second-to-worst team in the league Wednesday in Buffalo (5-12-4).
Wild
November 21

Star Tribune's new hockey writer grew up with the game in Canada

Sarah McLellan, the Star Tribune's new hockey writer, explains her love of the sport: "Hockey isn't an assignment to me, a designation at the end of a business card. It's who I am, what I love. It's my dad. So I made it my career."
Wild
November 21

Coyle returns to Wild lineup after recovering from broken leg

Coyle was back against the Devils on Monday after missing 16 games to recover from a right fibula fracture suffered Oct. 12 against the Blackhawks.
Wild
November 21

Wild gives New Jersey too much help in 4-3 overtime loss

The first two New Jersey goals deflected off Wild defenseman Gustav Olofsson and the final Devils goal, following a late-game Wild rally, came in the first minute of overtime.
Wild
November 21

Late-game surge not enough for Wild in overtime loss to Devils

Sarah McLellan recaps the 4-3 overtime loss to the Devils in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
November 21

Boudreau: Wild playing in 'spurts' as search for consistency continues

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discussed the 4-3 overtime loss to the Devils on Monday.
Wild
November 21

Postgame: Wild looking to discover urgency earlier in games

It's unlikely the Wild could rig the scoreboard to read a deficit at puck drop, but that's the exact scenario that seems to elicit its best hockey.
Wild
November 20

New Jersey 4, Wild 3 (OT)

The Devils got a pair of fluky goals and edged the Wild 4-3 in overtime Monday.
Wild
November 20

Wild-New Jersey game recap

Adam Henrique was credited with the Devils' first goal and set up a pair of tallies, including the game-winner.
Local
November 20
Chance the Rapper and Alex Moffat as Minnesota hockey product Brady Skjei.

Last name of Minnesotan in NHL is punchline in 'Saturday Night Live' skit

Brady Skjei's last name spells trouble for Chance the Rapper.
Wild
November 20
Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) tried to knock down the puck b...

Injured Wild winger Coyle activated, could play tonight

Injured winger Charlie Coyle will play for the Wild this week, coach Bruce Boudreau announced Monday. He could play tonight against the Devils.
Wild
November 20

'Sort of bothersome': Wild can't sustain power play in loss to Caps

The Wild's power play ranks 20th in the league at 18 percent after a 1-for-4 showing Saturday against the Capitals.
Wild
November 19

Wild-New Jersey game preview

The Wild has been tough at home vs. East, but Devils are solid on the road
Wild
November 19

Boudreau: Capitals kept Wild in own end for much of 3-1 loss

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discussed the 3-1 loss to the Capitals Saturday.
Wild
November 19

Wild's four-game winning streak ends with 3-1 loss to Capitals

The Capitals held ground with star Alex Ovechkin out after taking a puck to the face, then closed out a home victory over the streaking Wild.
Final, 11/22 1 2 3 F
Minnesota 10-8-3 3 2 0 5
Buffalo 5-13-4 1 2 1 4

NHL Scoreboard

  • Minnesota

    Buffalo

     

    - F

    5

    4

  • NY Rangers

    Carolina

     

    - F

    6

    1

  • Calgary

    Columbus

     

    - F

    0

    1

  • Edmonton

    Detroit

     

    - F

    6

    2

  • Toronto

    Florida

     

    - F

    1

    2

  • Boston

    New Jersey

     

    - F

    3

    2

  • Philadelphia

    NY Islanders

     

    - F

    3

    4

  • Vancouver

    Pittsburgh

     

    - F

    5

    2

  • Ottawa

    Washington

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Chicago

    Tampa Bay

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Montreal

    Nashville

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • San Jose

    Arizona

     

    - F

    3

    1

  • Dallas

    Colorado

     

    - F

    0

    3

  • Vegas

    Anaheim

     

    - F

    4

    2

  • Winnipeg

    Los Angeles

     

    - F

    2

    1