Wild goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and Jon Merrill defend the goal against Dallas center Tyler Seguin during the first period

Wild blow big lead in Dallas, but win 6-5 in shootout

The Wild led 5-1 in the third period before the Stars roared back to force the extra session. Mats Zuccarello, Kirill Kaprizov and Frederick Gaudreau scored for the Wild in the shootout, with Gaudreau's finish standing up as the clincher.

Four Gophers could skate in world junior tournament

December 5
Seven with Minnesota ties are on preliminary roster for 2023 team.

Former B's coach Cassidy wins; Boston's home streak ends

December 5
The Vegas Golden Knights made former Boston coach Bruce Cassidy's return a success on Reilly Smith's score in the fifth round of the shootout, beating the Bruins 4-3 to end their NHL-record for home victories to open a season at 14 games on Monday night.
Wild
December 4
Wild center Frederick Gaudreau is congratulated by teammate Alex Goligoski after Gaudreau scored in the shootout Sunday

Sunday's Wild-Dallas game recap

Frederick Gaudreau scored the shootout winner for the Wild after they lost a four-goal lead.
Wild
December 3
Wild center Connor Dewar (26) pushed the puck past Anaheim goalie John Gibson to score as Wild center Mason Shaw, left, celebrated during the first pe

Kaprizov leads Wild to shootout win over Anaheim to finish long homestand

Kirill Kaprizov scored late in regulation to force overtime, then again in the shootout to give the Wild two points in Saturday's matinee and a season-high three-game win streak.
Wild
December 3
The Wild’s Joel Eriksson Ek (14) watched as a puck shot by teammate Calen Addison beat Anaheim goalie John Gibson for a first-period goal Saturday a

Kaprizov extends point streak, Eriksson Ek and others contribute

Kirill Kaprizov stretched his run to 18 points in the past 11 games as the Wild defeated Anaheim, but Joel Eriksson Ek chipped in with a goal and an outstanding all-around performance.
Wild
December 3
Anaheim winger Troy Terry (19) celebrated after scoring past Wild goalie Filip Gustavsson and other Minnesota defenders during the third period Saturd

Saturday's Wild-Anaheim game recap

Matt Boldy scored the decisive goal in the Wild's shootout victory.
Minnesota Wild’s Brandon Duhaime (21) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of an NHL hock
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December 3
The Stars’ Jason Robertson scored a hat trick against Anaheim in his last game for 22 goals so far this season.

Wild at Stars preview: Doing battle with the league-leading goalscorer

The first in a four-game road trip will pit the Wild against Jason Robertson and his 17-game point streak.
Wild
December 3
Joel Eriksson Ek led the Wild celebration parade after a goal Thursday night in a victory over Edmonton at Xcel Energy Center.

Wild hoping for breakthrough as long homestand ends

The team has shown positive signs offensively as it tries to win three in a row for the first time this season.
Wild
December 2
Wild captain Jared Spurgeon waited for a pass during Thursday’s victory over Edmonton at Xcel Energy Center. The Wild won 5-3 to improve to 4-2 as a

Wild gameday: Cramarossa recalled from Iowa

Forward Joseph Cramarossa, who has one goal in four NHL games this season, was brought back up as the Wild prepare to play host to the Anaheim Ducks.
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December 2
Kirill Kaprizov has been excellent so far this season for the Wild.

Wolves and Wild had nearly identical starts, but how will they finish?

Both teams have 11 wins through 22 games. Are either — or both — on a path to make the playoffs?
Wild
December 2
Minnesota Wild left wing Kirill Kaprizov (97) waved to fans on the glass after he scored in the second period of the game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 at Xc

Wild's scoring stars shine brightest in 5-3 win over Edmonton

The Oilers' duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl lived up to the hype, trading passes for goals in a showcase of skill But that wasn't enough to beat Kirill Kaprizov and the Wild.
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December 1
He got it: Wild goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury left the crease to catch a lofty puck as defensemen Matt Dumba, Alex Goligoski, and Oilers center Devin S

Thursday's Wild-Edmonton game recap

A quick look back at Thursday night's action at the X.
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December 1

Gallery: Wild defeat Oilers 5-3

The Wild trailed Edmonton early, then pulled away to win at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday night.
Wild
December 1
Marco Rossi, shown skating against Montreal in a Nov. 1 Wild game, has four points in two games since being sent down to Iowa.

Rossi breaks through, scores his first goal of season with Iowa

Marco Rossi led the NHL in scoring in the preseason but hit a cold spell and was sent down to the minors, where he is heating back up.
Wild
December 1
A Minnesota Wild fan voices displeasure with the officials during the second period against the New York Rangers Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 at the Xcel E

Live: Follow the Wild vs. Oilers on Gameview

The Wild and Oilers play three times in the next 12 days. Tap here for play-by-play, statistics and scores from around the NHL.
Wild
December 1
NHL scoring leader Connor McDavid, right, celebrated his Wednesday night goal in Chicago with Oilers teammate Brent Kulak.

McDavid, Oilers have quick turnaround vs. Wild after win

After a three-day break, the Wild are back in action vs. an Oilers squad that's finishing off a back-to-back after playing the Blackhawks. Will the extra rest help the Wild slow down Edmonton star Connor McDavid?
Wild winger Kirill Kaprizov is trying to keep progressing — in hockey skills as well as speaking English — after two outstanding seasons in the NH
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Russian winger Kirill Kaprizov, entering his third season in North America, has become conversational with his Wild teammates.
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December 1
Kirill Kaprizov worked in a corner during a Wild game against Seattle in November.

Battles of big scorers: NHL's best lining up to face Kaprizov, Wild

In five of their next seven games, the Wild will face the top three goal scorers in the league. And opponents will have the challenge of stopping Kirill Kaprizov, who is on a career-best streak.
Wild
November 30
Connor McDavid of the Oilers led the NHL with 39 points in 22 games heading into Wednesday night’s game in Chicago.

Wild's productive power play looking to continue against Oilers

Both of Edmonton's past two victories were third-period comebacks.
Wild
November 30
Wild winger Matt Boldy during the team’s media day in September.

Watch: Matt Boldy of the Minnesota Wild on Instagram Live

Join Boldy, the former No. 1 draft choice, and Star Tribune reporter Sarah McLellan to see their Instagram chat from this afternoon.
Wild
November 30
The Wild is about to reunite Marcus Foligno (left), Joel Eriksson Ek (center) and Jordan Greenway to take on the best offensive line of their opponent

Giving them GREEF: Wild reuniting shutdown line to take on Oilers' star

Health issues have kept the Wild from getting Jordan Greenway, Joel Eriksson Ek and Marcus Foligno on the ice together. But that's apparently about to change.
Sports
November 29
The 50th class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame: Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando (top). Bottom row: Ryan Miller (left), Jim J

U.S. Hockey Hall to induct Lamoureuxs, Miller in St. Paul

Steve Cash, Jim Johannson and Warren Strelow will also be honored Wednesday at RiverCentre as part of the Eveleth museum's 50th induction class.
Wild
November 28
Minnesota Wild players celebrate their 6-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 at the Xcel Entry Center in St. Paul, Minn. ] RE

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