Jets goalie Eric Comrie gives up a goal to the Wild’s Matt Dumba in the third period Friday.

Touchdown! Wild routs Winnipeg 7-1 to kick off five-game homestand

Kirill Kaprizov's four-point game included three assists, Mats Zuccarello scored twice, and goaltender Cam Talbot made 30 saves.

Dishing it out: Wild's Kaprizov relishes setting up teammates for goals

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The Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov celebrates his goal against Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck in the first period Friday.
Second-year forward Kirill Kaprizov broke the Wild record for most points through 20 games with a goal and three assists in Friday's rout of Winnipeg

Goligoski makes seamless transition by stepping in to Wild defense

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Alex Goligoski
The NHL veteran has five assists in the past three games as the team has gone on an offensive upsurge this season.
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Wild-Winnipeg game recap

A quick look at Friday's blowout victory.
Wild
November 26
Wild goalie Cam Talbot gloved a shot during Wednesday’s 3-2 victory in New Jersey.

No time to prepare for the Devils didn't stop Talbot on bizarre night

The game with the Devils was delayed when the Wild bus caught in New York traffic. But the only thing goalie Cam Talbot lost was his pregame routine.
Wild
November 25
Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin (25) beat Devils center Dawson Mercer to the puck in the Wild’s 3-2 victory Wednesday in New Jersey.

Gameday preview: Wild set to host reeling Jets

Winnipeg has lost four in a row after being shut out by Columbus.
Wild
November 25
Wild goaltender Cam Talbot celebrated with teammates after the Wild defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday in Newark, N.J.

Wild arrives late, starts strong, hangs on to edge Devils 3-2 in shootout

Kevin Fiala delivered the decisive goal in the shootout, after New Jersey's Yegor Sharangovich forced extra time when he scored with 1:07 left in the third period.
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Sports
November 25
Turkey of the Year: Time to sharpen the knives.

Patrick Reusse's 2021 Turkey of the Year winner is ...

Last year, we demanded the Turkey make a comeback. This year, The Chairman agrees: The Turkey of the Year is here to stay.
Wild
November 24
Wild goaltender Cam Talbot deflected a shot by Devils center Yegor Sharangovich in a shootout Wednesday.

Wednesday's Wild-New Jersey game recap

Wild goalie Cam Talbot made a season-high 40 saves.
Wild
November 23
With Wild captain Jared Spurgeon (left) out “week to week” because of a lower-body injury, other defensemen such as Jordie Benn (right) will need

Wild adjusts lineup with captain Spurgeon sidelined for near future

Jordie Benn will keep his spot in the six-man defensive rotation in place of Jared Spurgeon, although Calen Addison has been called up from Iowa.

nhl

  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    Minnesota 13 6 1 27 6-2-0 7-4-1
    St. Louis 10 7 3 23 5-3-1 5-4-2
    Nashville 11 8 1 23 6-4-0 5-4-1
    Winnipeg 9 7 4 22 7-2-1 2-5-3
    Colorado 10 6 1 21 6-2-1 4-4-0
    Dallas 9 7 2 20 6-2-1 3-5-1
    Chicago 7 11 2 16 5-4-1 2-7-1
    Arizona 4 14 2 10 2-5-1 2-9-1
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Calgary 12 3 5 29 3-1-3 9-2-2
    Edmonton 14 5 0 28 8-1-0 6-4-0
    Anaheim 11 7 3 25 8-3-1 3-4-2
    Vegas 12 8 0 24 7-4-0 5-4-0
    San Jose 10 8 1 21 5-3-1 5-5-0
    Los Angeles 8 8 3 19 5-5-1 3-3-2
    Vancouver 6 13 2 14 3-6-1 3-7-1
    Seattle 6 13 1 13 5-6-0 1-7-1
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Florida 14 3 3 31 11-0-0 3-3-3
    Toronto 14 6 1 29 9-3-1 5-3-0
    Tampa Bay 12 4 3 27 7-3-2 5-1-1
    Detroit 9 9 3 21 6-2-2 3-7-1
    Boston 10 7 0 20 6-3-0 4-4-0
    Buffalo 8 10 2 18 6-5-1 2-5-1
    Montreal 5 15 2 12 4-6-1 1-9-1
    Ottawa 4 13 1 9 3-7-0 1-6-1
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Carolina 15 3 1 31 6-1-0 9-2-1
    Washington 13 3 5 31 7-1-3 6-2-2
    NY Rangers 13 4 3 29 5-1-1 8-3-2
    Columbus 12 6 0 24 8-3-0 4-3-0
    Pittsburgh 10 6 4 24 5-4-2 5-2-2
    New Jersey 8 6 4 20 5-3-2 3-3-2
    Philadelphia 8 7 4 20 4-4-2 4-3-2
    NY Islanders 5 10 2 12 0-4-0 5-6-2
  • Goals
    R. Hartman MIN 10
    J. Eriksson Ek MIN 8
    M. Foligno MIN 7
    K. Kaprizov MIN 5
    (3) Players 4
  • Assists
    K. Kaprizov MIN 13
    A. Goligoski MIN 11
    M. Zuccarello MIN 10
    K. Fiala MIN 9
    M. Dumba MIN 8
  • Points
    K. Kaprizov MIN 18
    R. Hartman MIN 14
    M. Zuccarello MIN 14
    J. Eriksson Ek MIN 12
    (3) Players 12
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    C. Talbot MIN 2.87
  • Saves
    C. Talbot MIN 430
    K. Kahkonen MIN 87
  • Wins
    C. Talbot MIN 10
    K. Kahkonen MIN 2
  • Goals
    L. Draisaitl EDM 20
    C. Kreider NYR 15
    A. Mangiapane CGY 15
    A. Ovechkin WAS 15
    C. McDavid EDM 14
  • Assists
    C. McDavid EDM 22
    L. Draisaitl EDM 20
    R. Getzlaf ANH 18
    N. Kadri COL 18
    (2) Players 18
  • Points
    L. Draisaitl EDM 40
    C. McDavid EDM 36
    A. Ovechkin WAS 33
    N. Kadri COL 25
    E. Kuznetsov WAS 24
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    J. Campbell TOR 1.68
    J. Markstrom CGY 1.73
    F. Andersen CAR 1.90
    S. Bobrovsky FLA 1.90
    J. Reimer SJ 1.97
  • Saves
    R. Lehner VGK 485
    J. Gibson ANH 473
    T. Demko VAN 462
    T. Jarry PIT 459
    J. Campbell TOR 449
  • Wins
    F. Andersen CAR 11
    J. Campbell TOR 11
    M. Koskinen EDM 10
    I. Shesterkin NYR 10
    C. Talbot MIN 10
  • Wednesday, November 24
    Boston 5, Buffalo 1, F Columbus 3, Winnipeg 0, F Florida 2, Philadelphia 1, F
    Minnesota 3, New Jersey 2, F Pittsburgh 4, Vancouver 1, F Washington 6, Montreal 3, F
    Detroit 4, St. Louis 2, F NY Rangers 4, NY Islanders 1, F Vegas 5, Nashville 2, F
    Colorado 5, Anaheim 2, F Toronto 6, Los Angeles 2, F Seattle 2, Carolina 1, F
    Edmonton 5, Arizona 3, F San Jose 6, Ottawa 3, F
  • Thursday, November 25
  • Today, November 26
    NY Rangers 5, Boston 2, F Chicago 3, St. Louis 2, F Minnesota 7, Winnipeg 1, F
    Carolina 6, Philadelphia 3, F Anaheim 4, Ottawa 0, F Washington 4, Florida 3, F
    Nashville 4, New Jersey 2, F Buffalo 4, Montreal 1, F Columbus 4, Vancouver 2, F
    Tampa Bay 3, Seattle 0, F Dallas 3, Colorado 1, F Pittsburgh 1, NY Islanders 0, F
    Toronto @ San Jose
  • Saturday, November 27
    Seattle @ Florida Ottawa @ Los Angeles Edmonton @ Vegas
    Buffalo @ Detroit Montreal @ Pittsburgh Dallas @ Arizona
    Columbus @ St. Louis Nashville @ Colorado Winnipeg @ Calgary
  • Sunday, November 28
    Washington @ Carolina Tampa Bay @ Minnesota NY Islanders @ NY Rangers
    San Jose @ Chicago Vancouver @ Boston Philadelphia @ New Jersey
    Toronto @ Anaheim
  • Monday, November 29
    Seattle @ Buffalo Arizona @ Winnipeg Vancouver @ Montreal
    Pittsburgh @ Calgary
  • Tuesday, November 30
    Detroit @ Boston Washington @ Florida San Jose @ New Jersey
    NY Islanders @ Philadelphia Arizona @ Minnesota Columbus @ Nashville
    Tampa Bay @ St. Louis Carolina @ Dallas Anaheim @ Los Angeles
  • Wednesday, December 1
    Philadelphia @ NY Rangers Seattle @ Detroit Vancouver @ Ottawa
    Colorado @ Toronto Vegas @ Anaheim Pittsburgh @ Edmonton
Wild
November 23
Rookie Dawson Mercer is the Devils’ scoring leader with 12 points (six goals). He was the 18th overall pick in 2020 while playing for Chicoutimi Sag

Wild-New Jersey game preview: Devils are opponent for the first time in nearly two years

The Wild is 0-1-1 on its road trip after close games against the Panthers and Lightning.
Wild
November 23
Wild winger Marcus Foligno’s play in front of the net on the power play has led to scoring opportunities. He already has three power-play goals this

Wild excels at frantic comebacks, but why does it keep falling behind?

How can a team that dominates the end of games bring that execution to the first period? In other words, the Wild isn't as consistent as it needs to be.
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Wild
November 22
Lightning defenseman Zach Bogosian and the Wild’s Ryan Hartman fought during the first period Sunday after Hartman came out of the penalty box after

Hartman fined maximum by NHL for tripping violation in Sunday's game

Wild center Ryan Hartman kicked the skates out from under Tampa Bay's Ross Colton during Sunday's game, which the Lightning won 5-4 in a shootout.
Wild
November 21
Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin blocked a shot in front of goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen and Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Boris Katchouk during the second

Wild rallies for two late goals, but loses shootout in Tampa Bay

The Wild has often played in desperation mode this season, a trait that was again on display over the weekend in battles with Florida and Tampa Bay.
Wild
November 21
Wild right wing Brandon Duhaime (21) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with defensemen Jordie Benn (8) and Dmitry Kulikov (29).

Given opportunity to play, Benn makes an impact for Wild

Idle as a healthy scratch for 10 games, Wild defenseman Jordie Benn factored into the Wild's 5-4 shootout loss to the Lightning on Sunday by setting up the team's first of two game-tying goals.
Wild
November 21

Wild-Lightning game recap

A quick look at Sunday night's game.
Wild
November 21
Wild defenseman Dmitry Kulikov pursued Florida left wing Anthony Duclair during the second period Saturday night.

Spurgeon injured, Wild's last-minute rally falls short in 5-4 loss to Florida

The Panthers showed why they are the best team in the NHL, hanging on to improve to 10-0 at home.
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
November 21
Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky stopped a shot on goal by Wild left wing Kevin Fiala during the second period Saturday night.

Saturday's Wild-Florida game recap

Kirill Kaprizov had a hand in two Wild goals against the Panthers.
Wild
November 20
The Lightning raised their 2020-21 Stanley Cup Champions banner in October.

Wild-Tampa Bay game preview

The Wild pays a visit to the Stanley Cup champion Lightning on Sunday.
Wild
November 20
Panthers interim coach Andrew Brunette, giving instructions to his team during a game in Pittsburgh last week, said of the Wild: “It’s nostalgic.

Panthers interim coach Andrew Brunette visits with former team

The former Wild playoff hero praised the success and development of team's young players.
Wild
November 20
Wild forward Brandon Duhaime returns to the area he grew up when his team visits the Florida Panthers on Saturday.

Wild rookie Duhaime's first NHL game in Florida marks return to roots

His dad, who got him skating as a youngster, will be among supporters in attendance for a game vs. his hometown Panthers.
Wild
November 19
Former Wild winger Andrew Brunette is now coach of the Florida Panthers.

Saturday's Wild-Florida game preview

Now led by Andrew Brunette, the Panthers are 9-0 at home this season.
Minnesota Whitecaps co-head coach Ronda Engelhardt spoke to her players during practice.
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Wild
November 19
The Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov was swarmed by teammates congratulating him on his goal in the first period of Minnesota’s 7-2 rout of Dallas at Xcel E

Wild blows out Dallas 7-2; Kaprizov breaks slump with goal, three assists

The Wild responded to a lineup shakeup. Seven different Minnesota players scored, including Kirill Kaprizov who finished with a career-high four points in the rout.
Final, 11/26 1 2 3 F
Winnipeg 9-7-4 0 0 1 1
Minnesota 13-6-1 2 3 2 7
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  • St. Louis

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  • Winnipeg

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    1

    7

  • Carolina

    Philadelphia

     

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    6

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  • Ottawa

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    0

    4

  • Florida

    Washington

     

    - F

    3

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  • New Jersey

    Nashville

     

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  • Montreal

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  • Vancouver

    Columbus

     

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  • Seattle

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  • Colorado

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  • Pittsburgh

    NY Islanders

     

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  • Toronto

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