Wild
May 29
Nick Bonino

Wild's Bonino played Game 6 hours after his son was born

Wild forward Nick Bonino and his wife, Lauren, are now a family of five as the playoffs go on.
Sports
May 29

Wild-Vegas game recap

A look back at Friday's Game 7
Puck Drop
May 28
North Stars goalie Gilles Meloche, left, got a big hug from team scout and former goalie Gump Worsley after Minnesota beat Montreal 3-2 in Game 7 of t

For North Stars, Game 7 had wins, losses and entertainment

The team appeared in seven Game 7s, going 3-4 but producing some interesting moments along the way.
The Wild Beat
May 28
The winner of Game 7 between the Wild and Golden Knights will advance to the second round and face the Avalanche.

Wild, Golden Knights set for Game 7 showdown

The Wild has battled back to force a Game 7 at Vegas after falling behind 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.
Randball
May 28
Wes Walz celebrates the tying goal vs. Vancouver in Game 7 of the 2003 playoffs.

Wild's Wes Walz: On Game 7 pressure, memories of 2003 and more

In an appearance on Friday's Daily Delivery podcast, Walz recalled the Wild's run in 2003, which included a pair of Game 7 wins on the road, and told a fantastic story about Vancouver's Todd Bertuzzi.
Wild
May 28
Kevin Fiala wound up and scored a goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the third period on Wednesday.

Wild found production, confidence to carry into Game 7 against Vegas

After sinking into a 3-1 hole in a best-of-seven series against the Golden Knights, the Wild hasn't just stormed back and summoned a Game 7 on Friday. The team reached this winner-­moves-on showdown by surging with a style that suits its strengths.
Sports
May 27
In 1972, North Stars goalie Cesare Maniago watched Kevin O’Shea’s shot head into the net, giving the Blues a 2-1 OT victory in Game 7 of the NHL p

On the brink: Game 7s in Minnesota sports history

The iconography of Minnesota sports is wrapped up in Game 7s.
Wild
May 27
Kevin Fiala celebrated his goal Wednesday night, with teammate Jared Spurgeon assisting on the power-play tally.

Fiala finally gets on scoresheet to spark Wild's Game 6 victory

Kevin Fiala's third period assist was followed by a power-play goal to send the series back to Las Vegas.
Wild
May 27
Nino Niederreiter, second from left, celebrated with teammates after scoring the game winning goal in overtime of Game 7 in the Wild’s series with C

Reusse: Game 7? On the road? Wild history tells us that's no problem

On three occasions, the team has pulled off unlikely victories to silence the visiting crowds and advance in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Wild
May 27
Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer

DeBoer, unbeaten in Game 7s, promises Vegas will 'let it fly' vs. Wild

Pete DeBoer is 5-0 in career Game 7s, including one for San Jose against the Golden Knights before he became the Vegas coach.
Randball
May 27
A Vegas Golden Knights shot made it past Minnesota Wild goaltender Cam Talbot (33), but the goal was waved off due to goaltender interference.

Wild finally gets a positive goal review — and momentum — in Game 6

In upholding a call of "no goal" in the third period, officials gave the Wild the momentum that had been taken away earlier in the series.
Wild
May 27
Marcus Foligno (17) connected with a right to the jaw of Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden (22) in the third period. Jordan Greenway looked

Scoggins: Big-boy hockey by Wild gives team momentum for Game 7

If you ever want to see what a team that doesn't want its season to end looks like, just watch a replay of the Wild's 3-0 win over the Golden Knights.
StribSports Upload
May 27
Nick Bjugstad (27) backhanded a third period shot past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury.

View from Vegas: They're pessimistic and annoyed as Game 7 approaches

You think Minnesota sports fans have a fatal sense of impending doom? Golden Knights fans can put up a good fight when it comes to gloom.
Sports
May 27
Wild coach Dean Evason instructed players during a January practice. ORG XMIT: 13169071W

Podcast: Evason dominates coaching battle in Wild's huge Game 6 win

The Wild's Game 6 playoff victory had plenty of drama and momentum plays, but Michael Rand says the biggest key was head coach Dean Evason. Also, Gophers football talk with Randy Johnson.
Wild
May 27
A Vegas shot made it past Wild goaltender Cam Talbot, but the goal was waved off due to goaltender interference

Vegas coach, players say failed challenge was worth risk

The decision put the Wild on the power play, leading to its second goal. "It was a challenge that everyone felt we should take," one Vegas player said.
Wild
May 27
Ryan Hartman snapped a scoreless tie with a third period goal on Vegas’ Marc-Andre Fleury.

Wild's third-period flurry brings 3-0 victory, sets up Game 7 in Vegas

Ryan Hartman, Kevin Fiala and Nick Bjugstad broke a scoreless tie with third-period goals to back Cam Talbot's shutout goaltending. Game 7 is at 8 p.m. Friday.
Wild
May 27
Wild left wing Kirill Kaprizov made a move around Vegas defenseman Nick Holden in the second period Wednesday.

Kaprizov hopes first playoff goal breaks ice for himself, teammates

Kirill Kaprizov became the seventh Wild rookie to score in the playoffs with his first-period tally in Game 5 on Monday
Wild
May 26

Wild-Vegas Game 6 recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Randball
May 26
Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Alec Martinez (23) celebrates after a second period goal Monday.

Wild's mission tonight: Survive second period and the 'long change'

The second period has been a problem for the Wild all season, and it has only gotten worse against Vegas in the playoffs.
The Wild Beat
May 26
Matt Boldy (right) skated with the Wild on Wednesday morning ahead of Game 6 and is available if the team decides to play him against the Golden Knigh

Boldy shuffle? Wild's No. 1 draft choice from 2019 'available' tonight

Coach Dean Evason said the Wild has some game-time decisions to make before Game 6. One could be whether Matt Boldy makes his NHL debut.