Russia's Alexei Vasilevsky, left and Kirill Kaprizov celebrate Kaprizov's opening goal during the Hockey Euro Hockey Tour Karjala Cup match between Cz

Kaprizov hoping to join Wild next season

Wild GM Bill Guerin will be in Russia from Dec. 1-3 to visit with Kaprizov, a trip in which he plans to catch one of Kaprizov's games with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League
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Hockey commentator Don Cherry fired for anti-immigrant rant

November 12
Don Cherry
Don Cherry, Canada's most polarizing, flamboyant and opinionated hockey commentator, was fired Monday for calling immigrants "you people" in a television rant

Six-week evaluation: GM Guerin needs to see more from his Wild

November 12
Wild General Manager Bill Guerin (right, with owner Craig Leipold) is still evaluating the club at the six-weeks mark of the season.
General manager Bill Guerin likes the team's chemistry but noted: "We need to be more consistent with our effort. … The game starts at 7, and sometimes we show up at 7:45."
Wild
November 12
Wild vying for winning record on road trip in finale vs. Kings

Wild vying for winning record on road trip in finale vs. Kings

The Wild enters Tuesday's trip finale having won two of the previous three games.
Wild
November 11

Wild-Los Angeles game preview

This is the final test on a four-game road trip; the Wild has gone 2-1 so far.
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November 11
Wild right wing Ryan Hartman celebrates after scoring a goal against the Coyotes in the third period

More of the same: Wild falls behind, completes rally to beat Arizona 4-3

Minnesota again allowed the first two goals but rebounded to pick up the road win.
Wild
November 11
Wild defenseman Ryan Suter stood up Edmonton’s Connor McDavid earlier this season.

Wild's thirty-something veterans know the perks of experience

The Wild, as one of the oldest teams in the league with eight players in their 30s and an average age of 28.5, tries to take advantage of the benefits of maturity.
Wild
November 11
Controversial hockey commentator Cherry fired in wake of rant

Controversial hockey commentator Cherry fired in wake of rant

Don Cherry, a longtime hockey commentator in Canada, reportedly has been fired by Sportsnet.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    St. Louis 12 3 4 28 5-1-3 7-2-1
    Colorado 11 5 2 24 6-2-1 5-3-1
    Nashville 9 5 3 21 6-2-2 3-3-1
    Winnipeg 10 8 1 21 5-5-1 5-3-0
    Dallas 8 8 2 18 5-3-1 3-5-1
    Chicago 6 7 4 16 5-3-2 1-4-2
    Minnesota 6 10 1 13 3-1-1 3-9-0
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Edmonton 12 5 2 26 6-2-1 6-3-1
    Arizona 11 6 2 24 4-4-0 7-2-2
    Calgary 10 7 3 23 6-1-2 4-6-1
    Vancouver 9 6 3 21 4-1-2 5-5-1
    Vegas 9 7 3 21 4-3-2 5-4-1
    Anaheim 9 8 1 19 6-3-1 3-5-0
    San Jose 7 10 1 15 5-4-0 2-6-1
    Los Angeles 5 11 1 11 3-4-0 2-7-1
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Boston 11 3 4 26 7-0-3 4-3-1
    Montreal 10 5 3 23 6-3-0 4-2-3
    Florida 9 4 5 23 3-1-2 6-3-3
    Toronto 9 6 4 22 6-2-4 3-4-0
    Buffalo 9 6 2 20 5-2-1 4-4-1
    Tampa Bay 8 5 2 18 3-1-1 5-4-1
    Ottawa 6 10 1 13 5-4-0 1-6-1
    Detroit 6 12 1 13 4-5-1 2-7-0
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Washington 13 2 4 30 5-1-3 8-1-1
    NY Islanders 12 3 1 25 8-2-1 4-1-0
    Philadelphia 10 5 2 22 6-1-1 4-4-1
    Pittsburgh 10 6 2 22 6-3-1 4-3-1
    Carolina 10 7 1 21 7-3-0 3-4-1
    NY Rangers 8 6 2 18 5-4-2 3-2-0
    Columbus 6 8 4 16 3-5-1 3-3-3
    New Jersey 5 7 4 14 2-2-4 3-5-0
  • Goals
    E. Staal MIN 6
    B. Hunt MIN 5
    J. Zucker MIN 5
    Z. Parise MIN 4
    (3) Players 3
  • Assists
    J. Spurgeon MIN 8
    E. Staal MIN 8
    R. Suter MIN 7
    J. Zucker MIN 6
    (4) Players 5
  • Points
    E. Staal MIN 14
    J. Zucker MIN 11
    B. Hunt MIN 10
    J. Spurgeon MIN 10
    R. Suter MIN 9
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    A. Stalock MIN 2.85
    D. Dubnyk MIN 3.57
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 267
    A. Stalock MIN 196
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 3
    A. Stalock MIN 3
  • Goals
    D. Pastrnak BOS 15
    L. Draisaitl EDM 14
    A. Matthews TOR 13
    A. Ovechkin WAS 13
    J. Neal EDM 12
  • Assists
    J. Carlson WAS 21
    L. Draisaitl EDM 20
    C. McDavid EDM 19
    B. Marchand BOS 18
    A. Barkov FLA 17
  • Points
    L. Draisaitl EDM 34
    D. Pastrnak BOS 30
    C. McDavid EDM 30
    B. Marchand BOS 29
    J. Carlson WAS 29
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    T. Greiss NYI 1.88
    T. Demko VAN 1.99
    T. Rask BOS 1.99
    D. Kuemper ARI 2.00
    M. Koskinen EDM 2.16
  • Saves
    D. Rittich CGY 468
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 431
    M. Fleury VGK 416
    J. Gibson ANH 409
    C. Price MON 404
  • Wins
    F. Andersen TOR 9
    J. Binnington STL 9
    M. Fleury VGK 9
    M. Murray PIT 9
    D. Rittich CGY 9
  • Sunday, November 10
    Florida 6, NY Rangers 5, F Winnipeg 3, Dallas 2, F New Jersey 2, Vancouver 1, F
    Detroit 3, Vegas 2, F Chicago 5, Toronto 4, F Philadelphia 3, Boston 2, F
    Edmonton 6, Anaheim 2, F
  • Monday, November 11
    Carolina 8, Ottawa 2, F Arizona 4, Washington 3, F
  • Today, November 12
    Florida 5, Boston 4, F Montreal 3, Columbus 2, F NY Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 2, F
    Arizona 3, St. Louis 2, F Colorado 4, Winnipeg 0, F Anaheim 3, Detroit 2, 3rd, 1:10
    Vancouver 5, Nashville 3, F Los Angeles 2, Minnesota 1, 3rd, 12:38 San Jose 5, Edmonton 1, 3rd, 12:32
  • Wednesday, November 13
    Ottawa @ New Jersey Toronto @ NY Islanders Washington @ Philadelphia
    Dallas @ Calgary Chicago @ Vegas
  • Thursday, November 14
    Carolina @ Buffalo Winnipeg @ Florida NY Rangers @ Tampa Bay
    Arizona @ Minnesota Colorado @ Edmonton San Jose @ Anaheim
    Dallas @ Vancouver Detroit @ Los Angeles
  • Friday, November 15
    St. Louis @ Columbus Pittsburgh @ New Jersey Boston @ Toronto
    Montreal @ Washington Philadelphia @ Ottawa
  • Saturday, November 16
    Carolina @ Minnesota Vegas @ Los Angeles Calgary @ Arizona
    Dallas @ Edmonton Winnipeg @ Tampa Bay Washington @ Boston
    Ottawa @ Buffalo NY Rangers @ Florida New Jersey @ Montreal
    NY Islanders @ Philadelphia Toronto @ Pittsburgh Chicago @ Nashville
    Anaheim @ St. Louis Colorado @ Vancouver Detroit @ San Jose
  • Sunday, November 17
    Calgary @ Vegas Buffalo @ Chicago
Wild
November 10
Wild center Joel Eriksson Ek shields Arizona defenseman Jakob Chychrun from the puck in the third period

Boudreau: Wild keeps battling in latest comeback win over Coyotes

Coach Bruce Boudreau recaps the 4-3 win over the Coyotes Saturday.
Minnesota Whitecaps co-head coach Ronda Engelhardt spoke to her players during practice.
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Wild
November 10
Wild chirps Kuemper during comeback win over Coyotes

Wild chirps Kuemper during comeback win over Coyotes

The Wild had a commentary going with former goalie Darcy Kuemper during a 4-3 win over the Coyotes Saturday.
Wild
November 9

Wild-Arizona game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.
Wild
November 9
Wild center Ryan Donato

Now that he's scored, Wild winger Donato knows 'the floodgates will open'

It wasn't until Thursday that Ryan Donato finally scored, his first of the season
Wild
November 9
Dubnyk starts, Foligno out for Wild vs. Coyotes

Dubnyk starts, Foligno out for Wild vs. Coyotes

Victor Rask will draw in amid Foligno's absence, centering the fourth line. Without Foligno, the Wild will unite wingers Jordan Greenway and Luke Kunin with center Joel Eriksson Ek.
Wild
November 9
San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones, on ice, and San Jose Sharks' Erik Karlsson (65) defend against a shot by the Wild's Zach Parise

Wild's Parise grateful for scoring chances, regretful about misses

Martin Jones' right pad blocked both shots from Zach Parise late in Thursday's game, helping to preserve a 6-5 goal-a-thon that ended in photo-finish fashion in San Jose's favor.
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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November 8
The Wild's Marcus Foligno threw a punch at New York Rangers' Brendan Lemieux during a game last March in St. Paul.

Why isn't it a crime to punch someone if you're playing pro hockey?

Players have been charged for NHL fights, including one notorious Minnesota incident in 1975, but those cases are the exception. Why aren't hockey fights considered assault?
Wild
November 8

Wild-Arizona game preview

Through two games on this four-game trip, the Wild has scored nine goals — including six in third periods
Wild
November 8
A fight broke out between the Sharks and Wild during the second period Thursday night, and it wasn't the final scuffle of the evening.

Wild digs huge early hole, fights back, ends up one goal short

After falling behind 4-0 in the first period, the Wild's rally was derailed by a series of what-if moments in the 6-5 loss at San Jose.
Wild
November 8
San Jose's Evander Kane fell to the ice during the third period. Kane later returned to the game.

Wild's comeback bid vs. Sharks falls short after slashing major to Ryan Hartman

The Wild's rally hit a snag in the third period after winger Ryan Hartman was penalized for slashing.
Wild
November 8
Minnesota Wild heat coach Bruce Boudreau reacts in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in San

Wild nearly completes comeback, falls to Sharks in San Jose

Coach Bruce Boudreau recaps the 6-5 loss to the Sharks Thursday.
Wild
November 8
The Wild's Jordan Greenway looked to pass as the Sharks' Timo Meier pursued him in the second period Thursday night.

Greenway credited with turning tide vs. Ducks

The 6-foot-6 225-pound forward set the tone with a physical shift in the second period.
Wild
November 8
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk smothered the puck as defenseman Ryan Suter and the Sharks' Tomas Hertl collided during the third period Thursday night.

Wild-San Jose game recap

A quick look at Thursday night's game.
Wild
November 7
Wild center Eric Staal, left, celebrated with left wing Jason Zucker after scoring against the Ducks in the third period Tuesday.

Wild has less to fear on West Coast trip this season

Many of the foes facing the Wild on this 10-day expedition to California and Arizona are in the same position it is — trying to restore their reputation as a competitive threat.
Wild
November 7
Stalock gets another start in goal tonight after success at Anaheim

Stalock gets another start in goal tonight after success at Anaheim

After opening its four-game road trip Tuesday with a win, the Wild is sticking with the same lineup Thursday in San Jose.
3rd, 13:30 1 2 3 T
Minnesota 6-10-1 0 1 0 1
Los Angeles 5-11-1 1 1 0 2

NHL Scoreboard

  • Florida

    Boston

     

    - F

    5

    4

  • Columbus

    Montreal

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Pittsburgh

    NY Rangers

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Arizona

    St. Louis

     

    - F

    3

    2

  • Colorado

    Winnipeg

     

    - F

    4

    0

  • Detroit

    Anaheim

     

    - 3rd, 1:31

    2

    3

  • Nashville

    Vancouver

     

    - F

    3

    5

  • Minnesota

    Los Angeles

     

    - 3rd, 13:10

    1

    2

  • Edmonton

    San Jose

     

    - 3rd, 13:20

    1

    5