Wild
January 16
Wild forward Nino Niederreiter, back in his natural position at left wing, opened the scoring Tuesday in a shootout victory against the Kings.

Fourth line not an afterthought for Wild

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau sees results after mulling changes.
Wild
January 16

NHL short takes

A weekly look around the NHL
Wild
January 16
Jonathan Quick was able to stop a scoring attempt by the Wild's Mikael Granlund (64) and Jason Zucker (16) in the second period

Souhan: Drastic changes coming for Wild - but when?

The Wild is paying $3 million or more to 11 current players. But the roster as it currently stands is highly paid, too old and too unproductive.
Wild
January 16
Jason Zucker scores the game-winning goal in a shootout against Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick at Xcel Energy Center

Wild surrenders late goal before beating lowly Kings in shootout

A diverse series of goals by the Wild is what it took to ultimately shrug off goaltender Jonathan Quick and the last-place Kings after losses against two of the NHL's other weakest teams.
Wild
January 16
Wild left wing Marcus Foligno celebrated with goaltender Alex Stalock after their team's 3-2 shootout victory against the Los Angeles Kings.

Wild gets outcome it deserves in shootout win over Kings

Sarah McLellan recaps the 3-2 shootout win over the Kings in her Wild wrap-up.
Wild
January 16
Boudreau: Wild deserved shootout win over Kings

Boudreau: Wild deserved shootout win over Kings

Coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the 3-2 shootout win over the Kings.
Wild
January 15
From left, Wild left wing Jordan Greenway (18), defenseman Ryan Suter (20) and center Eric Staal (12) celebrated a goal by Staal in the third period

Fortuitous bounce helps Staal end scoring drought in Wild's shootout win

Center Eric Staal scored his first goal in 10 games.
Wild
January 15
Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau looks on in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul

When is offside not offside? Wild's Boudreau miffed by coach's challenge ruling

The coach's challenge issued by Bruce Boudreau to examine a play Monday was the fourth unsuccessful try by the Wild this season, a 2-for-6 clip that reflects just how unpredictable these resolutions can be.
Wild
January 15

Wild-Los Angeles game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Wild
January 15
The Flyers' Nolan Patrick (19) scored against Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk with a nifty between-the-legs shot during the second period of Philadelphia's 7

Lowly Flyers unleash goal barrage; Dubnyk replaced in 7-4 Wild loss

Goalie Devan Dubnyk gave up five goals on 20 shots and there were plenty of other mistakes by a Wild team that lost another game to one of the NHL's weakest teams.
Wild
January 15
Wild returns from ugly setback in Philadelphia to host Kings

Wild returns from ugly setback in Philadelphia to host Kings

This is the start of a three-game homestand for the Wild before it returns to the road for two games ahead of the All-Star break.
Wild
January 14

Wild-Los Angeles game preview

The Wild finishes off a back-to-back by playing host to the Kings, the third and final meeting between these two teams. During the previous two games, the Wild outscored Los Angeles 7-2 in a pair of victories.
Wild
January 14
Chuck Fletcher took over as Flyers general manager from a fired Ron Hextall on Dec. 5.

Fletcher keeping quiet before Wild faces his new team

Even Wild coach Bruce Boudreau wasn't sure if he was going to get to see his former boss, Chuck Fletcher, before Monday's game against the Flyers.
Wild
January 14

Wild-Philadelphia game recap

The Flyers' James van Riemsdyk tallied a hat trick, including two goals in the first period.
Wild
January 14
The Wild's Devan Dubnyk and Jared Spurgeon (46) and the Red Wings' Dylan Larkin (71) watched as the shot of the Red Wings' Gustav Nyquist trickled int

Too often, Wild is playing like its own worst enemy

The current stretch against the NHL's most woeful teams — which continues tonight in Philadelphia against the last-place Flyers — could be more of a trap than a catapult for the Wild.
Wild
January 14

NHL playoff chase: Where are the Wild?

NHL standings, broken down by division leaders and a look at race for the Wild Card spots in each conference.
Wild
January 13

Wild-Philadelphia game preview

Four of the team's past five road games have been wins. Philadelphia continues to struggle, winning only once in its past 10 games.
Wild
January 13
For better or worse, the Wild’s success depends on Devan Dubnyk’s play.

North Score: Who's the Wild's most important player?

A Sunday debate with Michael Rand and Sarah McLellan.
Wild
January 13
Teammates mobbed Detroit’s Tyler Bertuzzi after he completed his hat trick against Devan Dubnyk and the Wild.

Boudreau says of Wild loss: 'Worst game since I've been here'

The Wild was outworked by a struggling Red Wings team playing on the second night of a road back-to-back.
Wild
January 13
Detroit Red Wings' Dylan Larkin, left, hugs Tyler Bertuzzi (59) after he scored his third goal against the Minnesota Wild for a hat trick during the t

Boudreau: Loss to Red Wings was Wild's worst game since he's been Minn. coach

Coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the 5-2 loss to the Red Wings.
Final, 2/17 1 2 3 F
St. Louis 31-22-5 2 2 0 4
Minnesota 27-26-6 0 0 0 0

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