Wild forward Marcus Foligno could return as soon as Monday night after missing 15 games because of a lower-body injury. Nick Bjugstad and Kevin Fiala

Help is likely to come from within for the Wild down the stretch

The NHL trade deadline has arrived, but the team is focusing on its own.

Wild signs Nick Swaney to entry-level contract

April 11
Nick Swaney signed an entry-level contract with the Wild on Sunday.
Nick Swaney will report to Iowa in the American Hockey League on an amateur tryout for the rest of this season.

Wild-St. Louis gameday preview

12:20am
St. Louis defenseman Vince Dunn.
After two games in St. Louis, the teams take to the ice at the X.
Wild
April 10
St. Louis Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly scores the winning goal past the Wild’s Cam Talbot during overtime of Saturday’s game.

Better than a blowout, but Blues rally to nip Wild late in OT

St. Louis captain Ryan O'Reilly scored on a backhand wraparound with two seconds to go in overtime, capping off a Blues rally after they tied the game 2-2 in the final minute of third period.
Sports
April 10
St. Louis Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly (90) watches the puck as Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen and Ryan Suter defend during the second period Friday night

Wild takes a lesson from ugly loss to Blues

Coach Dean Evason: "We better be hungry, too."
Wild
April 10

Friday's Wild-St. Louis game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.
Sports
April 10
Wild left wing Marcus Foligno

Wild notes: Foligno makes trip, skates with team in St. Louis

Marcus Foligno will be monitored to see if he can suit up Saturday when the Wild finishes off a back-to-back against the Blues before the three-game series shifts to St. Paul on Monday.
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Wild
April 9
Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen pauses after giving up a short-handed goal to St. Louis Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly during the second period

Friday night flop: Wild gives up franchise record nine goals in loss to St. Louis

In the most lopsided loss of its 20 seasons, the Wild lost 9-1 on Friday night with goalie Kaapo Kahkonen allowing them all.
Wild
April 9

Friday's Wild-St. Louis game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Randball
April 9
Zach Parise (11) of the Minnesota Wild.

Wild and Parise need a breakup in their uncomfortable relationship

The NHL trade deadline is Monday. If you have followed the chain of events over the last year, it seems that Parise and the Wild would be best off parting ways.

nhl

  • West w l otl points home away
    Colorado 28 9 4 60 17-4-2 11-5-2
    Vegas 27 11 2 56 16-4-2 11-7-0
    Minnesota 24 13 3 51 14-4-0 10-9-3
    St. Louis 19 16 6 44 7-9-4 12-7-2
    Arizona 19 18 5 43 10-8-3 9-10-2
    San Jose 18 18 4 40 8-8-2 10-10-2
    Los Angeles 16 18 6 38 7-7-4 9-11-2
    Anaheim 12 23 7 31 5-14-4 7-9-3
  • East w l otl points home away
    Washington 27 11 4 58 13-5-2 14-6-2
    Washington 27 11 4 58 13-5-2 14-6-2
    NY Islanders 27 11 4 58 18-2-2 9-9-2
    Pittsburgh 27 13 2 56 16-3-1 11-10-1
    Boston 21 12 6 48 10-6-3 11-6-3
    Boston 21 12 6 48 10-6-3 11-6-3
    NY Rangers 19 16 6 44 9-7-3 10-9-3
    Philadelphia 19 16 6 44 9-9-3 10-7-3
    New Jersey 14 20 6 34 4-15-3 10-5-3
    Buffalo 10 25 6 26 4-13-4 6-12-2
  • Central w l otl points home away
    Carolina 27 9 4 58 14-2-4 13-7-0
    Tampa Bay 28 11 2 58 15-4-0 13-7-2
    Florida 26 12 4 56 14-4-3 12-8-1
    Nashville 23 19 1 47 12-9-0 11-10-1
    Chicago 19 18 5 43 11-8-2 8-10-3
    Dallas 15 14 11 41 8-6-7 7-8-4
    Columbus 15 20 8 38 8-8-6 7-12-2
    Detroit 14 23 6 34 9-9-4 5-14-2
  • North w l otl points home away
    Toronto 28 10 3 59 14-6-2 14-4-1
    Winnipeg 25 13 3 53 11-6-2 14-7-1
    Edmonton 25 15 2 52 13-8-0 12-7-2
    Montreal 17 12 9 43 8-8-2 9-4-7
    Calgary 17 21 3 37 10-9-1 7-12-2
    Vancouver 16 18 3 35 9-9-2 7-9-1
    Ottawa 13 25 4 30 8-9-4 5-16-0
  • Goals
    K. Kaprizov MIN 16
    K. Fiala MIN 14
    J. Eriksson Ek MIN 13
    M. Foligno MIN 7
    V. Rask MIN 7
  • Assists
    J. Greenway MIN 19
    K. Kaprizov MIN 18
    M. Zuccarello MIN 16
    R. Suter MIN 14
    C. Soucy MIN 12
  • Points
    K. Kaprizov MIN 34
    K. Fiala MIN 25
    J. Greenway MIN 24
    M. Zuccarello MIN 22
    J. Eriksson Ek MIN 20
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    C. Talbot MIN 2.45
    K. Kahkonen MIN 2.70
  • Saves
    C. Talbot MIN 629
    K. Kahkonen MIN 501
  • Wins
    K. Kahkonen MIN 12
    C. Talbot MIN 12
  • Goals
    A. Matthews TOR 31
    C. McDavid EDM 23
    M. Rantanen COL 23
    L. Draisaitl EDM 22
    (2) Players 21
  • Assists
    C. McDavid EDM 46
    L. Draisaitl EDM 39
    P. Kane CHI 38
    M. Marner TOR 38
    (2) Players 34
  • Points
    C. McDavid EDM 69
    L. Draisaitl EDM 61
    A. Matthews TOR 52
    P. Kane CHI 52
    M. Marner TOR 52
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    A. Nedeljkovic CAR 1.98
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 2.00
    P. Grubauer COL 2.00
    C. Driedger FLA 2.05
    M. Fleury VGK 2.09
  • Saves
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 934
    K. Lankinen CHI 907
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 873
    J. Binnington STL 772
    T. Demko VAN 767
  • Wins
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 25
    P. Grubauer COL 24
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 20
    M. Fleury VGK 18
    (2) Players 17
  • Saturday, April 10
    Dallas 4, Florida 1, F Philadelphia 3, Boston 2, F Detroit 5, Carolina 4, F
    Chicago 4, Columbus 3, F Winnipeg 5, Montreal 0, F Toronto 6, Ottawa 5, F
    Boston @ Washington Tampa Bay 3, Nashville 0, F St. Louis 3, Minnesota 2, F
    Calgary 5, Edmonton 0, F Vancouver @ Calgary Los Angeles 4, San Jose 2, F
  • Sunday, April 11
    Buffalo 5, Philadelphia 3, F Vegas 1, Arizona 0, F Colorado 4, Anaheim 1, F
    Washington 8, Boston 1, F Pittsburgh 5, New Jersey 2, F NY Islanders 3, NY Rangers 2, F
    Boston @ Washington Nashville 3, Dallas 2, F
  • Today, April 12
    Detroit @ Carolina Chicago @ Columbus Toronto @ Montreal
    Winnipeg @ Ottawa St. Louis @ Minnesota Tampa Bay @ Nashville
    Arizona @ Colorado Vancouver @ Edmonton Vegas @ Los Angeles
    Anaheim @ San Jose
  • Tuesday, April 13
    Buffalo @ Boston NY Rangers @ New Jersey Philadelphia @ Washington
    Calgary @ Toronto Tampa Bay @ Nashville Florida @ Dallas
  • Wednesday, April 14
    NY Islanders @ Boston Calgary @ Montreal Winnipeg @ Ottawa
    Colorado @ St. Louis Arizona @ Minnesota Vegas @ Los Angeles
    Vancouver @ Edmonton Anaheim @ San Jose
  • Thursday, April 15
    NY Islanders @ Boston Nashville @ Carolina New Jersey @ NY Rangers
    Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh Florida @ Tampa Bay Winnipeg @ Toronto
    Buffalo @ Washington Chicago @ Detroit Columbus @ Dallas
  • Friday, April 16
    Calgary @ Montreal NY Islanders @ Boston San Jose @ Minnesota
    Edmonton @ Vancouver Los Angeles @ Colorado Vegas @ Anaheim
  • Saturday, April 17
    New Jersey @ NY Rangers Washington @ Philadelphia Pittsburgh @ Buffalo
    Ottawa @ Montreal St. Louis @ Arizona Toronto @ Vancouver
    Nashville @ Carolina Chicago @ Detroit Florida @ Tampa Bay
    Columbus @ Dallas San Jose @ Minnesota Edmonton @ Winnipeg
The Wild Beat
April 9
Kaapo Kahkonen will be in net Friday night when the Wild takes on the Blues at Enterprise Center in St. Louis.

Kahkonen starts as Wild begins three games vs. struggling St. Louis

Not only is tonight the start of a back-to-back and three in a row overall, but the game is the first of seven head-to-head battles the rest of the season.
Wild
April 9
The Wild’s Kevin Fiala raises his arms next to Nick Bonino (13) and Kirill Kaprizov (97) after his third goal Wednesday.

Fiala, Kaprizov make Wild offense sing but 'they're not doing it alone'

Kevin Fiala and Kirill Kaprizov led the lopsided victory over the Avalanche on Wednesday. But there's little doubt about the team's depth.
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Wild
April 8

Gameday preview: Wild at St. Louis

This is just the second meeting of the season between the Wild and Blues. The Wild won the first game 2-0 despite tying the franchise record for fewest shots in a game with 11.
Randball
April 8
Kirill Kaprizov (97) of the Minnesota Wild shot the puck past the foot of Colorado Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer on Wednesday.

The Wild we saw crush Colorado can absolutely win in the playoffs

An 8-3 win and four power play goals against one of the NHL's best teams provided clarity on what we can expect from the Wild when it reaches the postseason.
Wild
April 8
Kevin Fiala (22) of the Wild celebrated a goal in the first period.

Fiala's hat trick leads Wild's scoring binge, and gets Avs' attention

Kevin Fiala scored his first NHL hat trick during a career-high four-point game, Kirill Kaprizov had two goals, and captain Jared Spurgeon tallied three assists for the Wild, which handed Colorado its first regulation loss since March 8.
Wild
April 8
Kings goaltender Calvin Petersen and Wild winger Zach Parise watched a high puck during a Jan. 26 game at Xcel Energy Center.

Parise finds diminished role with Wild 'frustrating' and 'challenging'

Veteran winger Zach Parise returns to the Wild on Wednesday after missing seven games because of COVID-19. The 36-year-old is working to earn more opportunity.
The Wild Beat
April 8
Kevin Fiala (22) of the Minnesota Wild celebrated a goal in the third period. Fiala had a hat trick in the game.

Power play surges with four goals in Wild's blasting of Avalanche

In its most dominant offensive performance of the year, the Wild outran the Avalanche by scoring four times on the power play.
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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Wild
April 8

Wednesday's Wild-Colorado game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Wild
April 7

Wild hockey April 7

The Minnesota Wild hosted theColorado Avalancheat the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on April 7, 2021.
The Wild Beat
April 7
Wild forward Zach Parise hasn’t played since entering the NHL’s COVID protocols on March 24.

Parise, Zuccarello return for Wild in rematch vs. Avs; Bjugstad out

Nick Bjugstad will not suit up for the Wild. He's out with an upper-body injury after leaving Monday's loss to Colorado following a fight with Kyle Burroughs.
Wild
April 6
Colorado goalie Philipp Grubauer stops a shot by Nick Bjugstad of the Wild on Monday night. The Wild lost their fifth game in regulation to Colorado 5

Wild gets last shot for revenge against Avs in regular season

West Division rivals Colorado and Minnesota won't play again in the regular season.
Wild
April 6

Wednesday's Wild-Colorado game preview

The Wild is expected to get Zach Parise back in the lineup Wednesday when the team finishes its regular-season series with the Avs. Parise hasn't played since entering the NHL's COVID protocols on March 24
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The Wild Beat
April 6
The Wild surrendered four goals to the Avalanche in the second period on Monday night at Xcel Energy Center.

Badly played second period sinks Wild in loss to Avalanche

The Wild gave up four goals in the second period en route to the loss that ended its record home winning streak.
Final, 4/10 1 2 3 OT F
Minnesota 24-13-3 1 1 0 0 2
St. Louis 19-16-6 0 1 1 1 3
NHL Scoreboard
  • Buffalo

    Philadelphia

     

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    5

    3

  • Arizona

    Vegas

     

    - F

    0

    1

  • Colorado

    Anaheim

     

    - F

    4

    1

  • Washington

    Boston

     

    - F

    8

    1

  • Pittsburgh

    New Jersey

     

    - F

    5

    2

  • NY Rangers

    NY Islanders

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Boston

    Washington

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  • Dallas

    Nashville

     

    - F

    2

    3