Wild
April 6
Fans cheered before the start of Monday nightÕs game. 3,000 fans were allowed to attend.              ] CARLOS GONZALEZ ¥ cgonzalez@startribune.com

Wild's home winning streak snapped by Avs in first game for fans at the X

When the Wild finally had a chance to let fans into the Xcel Energy Center, the team couldn't find a way to keep its record 12-game winning streak alive.
Sports
April 5

Wild host Avalanche with 3,000 in attendance

The Wild lost 5-4 to the Colorado Avalanche at Xcel Energy Center on Monday.
Wild
April 5

Monday's Wild-Colorado game recap

Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and assisted on another.
Wild
April 5
Wild winger Nico Sturm is at his best when he’s a quick and responsible checker.

Wild's Sturm responds after being a healthy scratch

An injury to Mats Zuccarello gave rookie winger Nico Sturm a reprieve after sitting out in Vegas.
Local
April 5
In this Feb. 21, 2015, photo, Jack O’Callahan, left, and Mark Pavelich of the 1980 U.S. ice hockey team talk during a “Relive the Miracle” reuni

'Miracle' star Mark Pavelich died by suicide, medical examiner concludes

The hockey legend was found dead in a residential treatment facility last month.
The Wild Beat
April 5
The Wild will take on the Avalanche on Monday night at Xcel Energy Center.

Wild looking for 12th straight win with 3,000 fans looking on at the X

"It'll be good to get a small amount of fans at least in the building," winger Nick Bjugstad said. "We're excited."
The Wild Beat
April 4
The Wild finished off a sweep of the Vegas Golden Knights by winning 2-1 Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.

Wild returns home to fans at Xcel with momentum from road trip

The Wild finished off a four-game road trip 2-1-1 after sweeping the Vegas Golden Knights and hope to extend its 11-game winning streak at the X.
Wild
April 4
Wild left winger Zach Parise was removed from the NHL’s COVID protocols on Saturday.

Wild-Colorado game preview

The Wild is back home for two games against Colorado after going 2-1-1 on the road, and the team could get closer to full strength this week
Wild
April 4
Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom made a save against the Wild in an August 2020 game. Sixteen of the 22 players on Vancouver’s active roster were on t

Canucks' season being brought to standstill because of COVID outbreak

The Canucks are off the ice at least until Tuesday and have had four games postponed because of the virus.
Wild
April 4
The Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov (97) and Joel Eriksson Ek (14) celebrate after Eriksson Ek assisted Kaprizov on a third-period power-play goal against th

Eriksson Ek leads Wild to comeback victory over Vegas to sweep series

After setting up the game-tying goal in the third period, Joel Eriksson Ek scored two shifts later to complete the Wild's 2-1 comeback against the Golden Knights
Wild
April 4

Saturday's Wild-Vegas game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.
Wild
April 3
Wild goaltender Cam Talbot blocks a shot by Vegas defenseman Alex Pietrangelo during overtime on Thursday

Talbot's dynamic saves are hardly a Wild rarity

"It doesn't surprise us anymore," Wild coach Dean Evason said of Cam Talbot's highlight-reel saves. "It honestly doesn't. It's like, 'OK, Cam saved our bacon again.'"
The Wild Beat
April 3
The Wild and Golden Knights will be back in action Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Wild finishing up road trip with chance to sweep Golden Knights

The Wild will wrap up its road trip Saturday night in Vegas.
The Wild Beat
April 3
Cam Talbot’s 35 saves led the Wild to a 3-2 shootout win over the Golden Knights on Thursday.

Wild needs to tighten up after relying on Talbot to beat Golden Knights

The Wild realizes it needs to clean up its play after getting bailed out by goalie Cam Talbot throughout the 3-2 shootout win.
Wild
April 2

Gameday preview: Wild at Vegas

The Wild wraps up a four-game road trip with one more matchup against the Golden Knights, who lost 3-2 in a shootout to the Wild on Thursday.
Puck Drop
April 2
Wild GM Bill Guerin, with owner Craig Leipold, will be the assistant GM for the 2022 U.S. men’s Olympic team.

USA Hockey moves have Minnesota flavor

Wild GM Bill Guerin will be the assistant GM of the U.S. men's Olympic team, while the women's team will be headquartered at the Super Rink in Blaine.
Wild
April 2
Vegas right wing Alex Tuch misses a shot on Wild goaltender Cam Talbot during Thursday night’s shootout.

Talbot dazzles throughout, shuts down Vegas in OT of Wild's 3-2 win

Cam Talbot was airtight in the shootout, a brick wall in overtime and made one – maybe two – save of the year submissions.
Sports
April 2
Wild left wing Marcus Foligno hasn’t played since March 12 but is is still finding a way to be involved

From afar, injured Foligno still helping Wild

Marcus Foligno hasn't played since March 12 and isn't with the team on this road trip but still is handing out praise and advice.
Wild
April 2

Thursday's Wild-Vegas game recap

A look back at Thursday night's game.
The Wild Beat
April 1
The Wild suffered its second loss on this road trip Wednesday, falling 4-2 to the Sharks.

Can Wild salvage road trip tonight with success in Las Vegas?

How the team responds after falling 4-2 to the Sharks on Wednesday to drop the first two games on this road trip will be telling.