Wild
July 28
Day 11: The hockey games begin – let's watch them together

Day 11: The hockey games begin – let's watch them together

Exhibition action starts today, the first time a live NHL game will happen since March 11. The Wild and Edmonton play Wednesday, a game that Sarah McLellan will watch from quarantine iat her hotel.
Wild
July 28
Marcus Foligno was leading the Wild in hits with 184 when the NHL season came to a halt in March. He also had 11 goals and 14 assists in 59 games.

Wild forward Foligno will miss fans in Edmonton but job remains the same

Marcus Foligno won't have any fans to feed off in Edmonton, but the hits will keep coming.
Wild
July 27
Wild goaltenders Devan Dubnyk (left) and Alex Stalock

Wild goaltender position is an open competition

Wednesday's exhibition game vs. Colorado could answer the question.
Wild
July 27
Day 10: As quarantine winds down, chocolate and cheese planning begins

Day 10: As quarantine winds down, chocolate and cheese planning begins

Wild beat writer Sarah McLellan has only a few more days left of her 14-day quarantine. She'll still spend most of her time in an Edmonton hotel room, but is planning a run for staples of her Canadian childhood.
Wild
July 27
Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen, winner of three of five starts as a rookie, is immersed in his routine in training camp, hoping to be well-prepared if

Goalie Kahkonen awaits next opportunity to stop shots for Wild

The 2014 fourth-round pick's development and potential to be a future starter for the Wild was amplified by his 3-1-1 NHL debut before the season was halted.
Wild
July 26
Wild coach Dean Evason with Luke Kunin in February.

Wild departs for Edmonton with full roster availability

Only 20 players will dress for each game, but the Wild will have options against the Canucks.
Wild
July 26
Star Tribune Wild beat writer Sarah McLellan in front of her closet in her hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, on July 26,2020.

Day 9: Fashion and more. Meeting challenges of Canada quarantine

Two big suitcases and a large duffel bag were a key for Wild hockey writer Sarah McLellan, who is in the second week of a 14-day quarantine in Edmonton.
Wild
July 25
Wild Players took to the ice for practice Friday morning before leaving for Canada to re-start the season.

Austere days/weeks/months ahead for Wild in Edmonton

The Wild will leave the Twin Cities on Sunday for Edmonton, the Western Conference hub for the NHL's 24-team, tournament-style restart, but players have no clue when they'll return.
Wild
July 25

NHL Bubble Life, by the numbers

Inside the numbers of the NHL Western Conference bubble in Edmonton
Wild
July 25
Day 8: Fer shur I'm in Canada now, eh?

Day 8: Fer shur I'm in Canada now, eh?

The Wild beat writer for the Star Tribune is serving a 14-day quarantine before she can cover the NHL postseason in her hometown.
Wild
July 25
If depth players deliver, Wild can make a run in NHL playoffs

If depth players deliver, Wild can make a run in NHL playoffs

If the Wild is to get on a lengthy run, it'll need its supporting players to make just as much of an impact as the headliners at the top of its lineup. Here are three forwards to watch.
Wild
July 24
J.T. Brown (23) was one of three Wild players cut from the postseason roster.

Wild cuts three players to get down to 30 for Edmonton playoff trip

J.T. Brown, Sam Anas and Calen Addison are the three players who won't be on the postseason trip to Edmonton.
Wild
July 24
Hockey writer in quarantine: A look inside Sarah McLellan's life in Edmonton

Hockey writer in quarantine: A look inside Sarah McLellan's life in Edmonton

Take a look at what a day in quarantine is like for Wild beat writer Sarah McLellan.
Wild
July 24
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Day 7: 2:31 in the afternoon? Perfect time for leftover quarantine pizza

To end her first week of quarantine in an Edmonton hotel room, hockey writer Sarah McLellan treats us to leftover pizza, a Ukrainian feast and other highlights of her day.
Wild
July 24
Russia's Kirill Kaprizov celebrates scoring a goal against the United States during the first period of semifinal game at the world junior ice hockey

Far-from-normal year provides for busy July in hockey world

The middle of summer usually is a quiet time for hockey, aside from the quick flurry of free agency. This year, however, we've seen big developments from the Wild, NHL and on the college front.
Wild
July 23
Day 6: Waiting in NHL quarantine. What should a hockey writer watch?

Day 6: Waiting in NHL quarantine. What should a hockey writer watch?

Being a fan is about having something to look forward to and believe in and rally around with others who feel the same way. That's something NHL writer Sarah McLellan loves about sports.
Wild
July 23
Mats Zuccarello

Wild veteran Zuccarello expects to produce points in postseason

Mats Zuccarello has played in 73 playoff games and knows every line needs to contribute.
Wild
July 23
Ryan Suter

Wild defenseman Suter sees postseason as 'wide open'

The late-summer return by the NHL after it was stalled by the pandemic has presented veteran defenseman Ryan Suter with an unconventional opportunity: getting to embark on the playoffs recharged.
Duluth
July 22
Mark Pavelich played on the team that beat the Soviets during the 1980 Olympics.

Attorneys seek to move 'Miracle on Ice' star Pavelich to less restrictive facility

Mark Pavelich appeared before a judge via video feed for a hearing to review an order that committed him to the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter.
Wild
July 22
Fries, gravy and ketchup a treat on Day 5 of Canadian quarantine

Fries, gravy and ketchup a treat on Day 5 of Canadian quarantine

On Day 5 of her 14 days of confinement in an Edmonton hotel room, Star Tribune hockey writer Sarah McLellan rediscovered one of the treats from her Canadian childhood.

NHL Scoreboard

  • Arizona

    Colorado

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Montreal

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    5

    0

  • Vancouver

    St. Louis

     

    - F

    4

    3

  • NY Islanders

    Washington

     

    - F

    5

    2

  • Dallas

    Calgary

     

    - F

    0

    2