Despite defeats, Yeo still sees his team taking steps

Despite defeats, Yeo still sees his team taking steps

Wild coach Mike Yeo continued to talk about the progress his team has made in recent games, but understands that people are frustrated when the progress doesn't result in victories.

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February 11
Alex Ovechkin's hat trick helped hand the Wild its seventh consecutive home loss.

Floundering Wild will look to beat the often-unbeatable Capitals

February 11
The Caps are the best team in the NHL, and goalie Braden Holtby has been the winningest goalie in the league. So the Wild would be facing quite a challenge, even if it was playing well.
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February 10
Wild head coach Mike Yeo talked to his players during a timeout he cal...

With NHL's best team coming to town, heat is on Yeo

Wild coach Mike Yeo, whose team faces Washington on Thursday, knows the pressure is on and he's been spending a lot of time meeting with general manager Chuck Fletcher. "That's the life of a coach in the NHL," Yeo said.
Sports
February 10

Postgame: Wild's latest loss at least allows it to gain ground

Thomas Vanek's overtime mistake proved costly as the Wild fell for a sixth straight game and 11th time in 12 games.
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February 9

Vanek, Zucker return tonight for the Wild vs. Stars

The two skilled forwards, scratched Saturday in St. Louis, return against the Dallas Stars. Darcy Kuemper is in goal.
Sports
February 8

Spurgeon, Koivu miss Wild's practice; Reilly recalled

Spurgeon is doubtful for Tuesday's game with Dallas at Xcel Energy Center after suffering a bad bruise in Saturday's loss. Coach Mike Yeo expects Koivu to play.
Sports
February 6

Postgame: Wild takes positives out of latest loss; Jared Spurgeon injured

The Wild outshot the St. Louis Blues 39-24 but lost 4-1 for its 10th loss in 11 games and fifth in a row.
Sports
February 6
Wild head coach Mike Yeo talked to his players during a timeout he cal...

Yeo sends loud and clear message: Vanek, Zucker scratched tonight

The Wild skilled wingers will be scratched tonight when the struggling Wild faces the Blues.
Sports
February 6

Fletcher talks about state of the Wild

Fletcher spoke with the two beat writers, team broadcasters and wild.com this morning in St. Louis for about eight minutes regarding the state of the team, his attempt to make a trade and the future of coach Mike Yeo.
Twins
February 5

Souhan: Broncos' Ware came prepared to entertain

It's Super Bowl week, and DeMarcus Ware came prepared to entertain. He talked about playing the guitar, writing poetry, and traveling the world with his camera.
Twins
February 5
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell poses with the Lombardi Trophy after a...

Souhan: Is Goodell confusing couches with electric chairs?

Shortly after discussing concussions and the deaths of high school football players, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said this: "There is risk in life. There is risk in sitting on a couch.''
Sports
February 5

Russo: Nobody has answers as Wild's losses continue to mount

Asked why this team is so fragile with a lead, coach Mike Yeo said, "Because we're afraid of losing it. We're hoping to win and afraid of losing."
Twins
February 5

Souhan: Former Gophers golfer Clayton Rask in Phoenix Open

The Elk River native won a playoff to qualify for the Waste Management Phoenix Open earlier this week.
Twins
February 4

Souhan: Checking in from Super Bowl 50

Notes and observations from the Carolina Panthers side of things Thursday.
Sports
February 4
Jason Pominville (29) and Mikael Granlund (64) celebrated a goal by Po...

Yeo sticking with Parise-Granlund-Pominville line ... for now

Coach Mike Yeo explained why he's stayed with that line combination and said that Devan Dubnyk will be back in goal tonight.
Twins
February 3

Souhan: A first look at San Francisco for the Super Bowl

San Francisco is a great Super Bowl city. But not the best.
Sports
February 3

Yeo trying to help tumbling Wild fight through 'negative emotions'

The Wild coach tried to hold an upbeat, morale-boosting practice in New York on Wednesday. "We just needed a good workday," Yeo said afterward "That's what we got."
Sports
February 2

Postgame: Wild gets greedy, and it proves costly

The Wild battled for the tying goal late in the second period but managed to give up the go-ahead goal less than a minute later in its latest loss, this time to the Islanders.
Sports
February 2

Despite struggles, Wild returning to action with same lines

The Wild, which lost 10 of 13 games in January, looks to start anew in February with a three-game road trip that starts in Brooklyn.
Sports
February 1

Koivu, Dumba tussle during intense Wild practice

A high-intensity practice Monday afternoon at Xcel Energy Center got a little more intense when Mikko Koivu and Matt Dumba started pushing and shoving.
Sports
February 1

Christian Folin recalled as Wild back at practice

The All-Star break is over, and the team is preparing for an Eastern road swing.
Sports
January 26

Russo: Wild better come up with solutions during the All-Star break

The Wild outplayed the Coyotes from start to ... almost finish, but a Devan Dubnyk puck-handling gaffe led to the tying goal and a shootout loss
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Washington 40-9-4 0 3 1 4
Minnesota 23-21-10 0 1 2 3

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