The Wild Beat
December 2
Mats Zuccarello celebrated after scoring for the Wild in Tuesday’s 3-2 victory in Vancouver.

Zuccarello returns, Kahkonen in goal again for Wild vs. Devils

Mats Zuccarello missed the previous two games after taking a slash to the hand last Friday vs. Winnipeg.
The Wild Beat
November 30
Kaapo Kahkonen will be in net when the Wild faces off against the Coyotes on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.

Spurgeon, Zuccarello still sidelined; Kahkonen gets start vs. Coyotes

Kaapo Kahkonen will start in goal tonight at the X as the Wild hopes to end November with a four-game winning streak.
The Wild Beat
November 19
Minnesota Wild's Kirill Kaprizov (97) and Frederick Gaudreau (89) celebrate Gaudreau's goal against the Dallas Stars goalie in the third period of an

Kaprizov sees 'signal' in lineup shuffle, responds with 4-point game

The line juggling wasn't a message intended for only Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello. But the former linemates took on revamped roles in the 7-2 victory.
The Wild Beat
November 18
Dallas Stars' Ryan Suter (20) and Tyler Seguin (91) celebrate the overtime goal by right wing Denis Gurianov (34) against the Los Angeles Kings in an

Wild shakes up lines, Suter returns to the X with Dallas tonight

Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello have been split up and the Wild has reunited its most successful line from the 2020-21 season.
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The Wild Beat
November 16
Goaltender Cam Talbot will start Tuesday for the Wild against the Sharks at Xcel Energy Center.

First-place Wild returns home to face Sharks, sticks with lineup that beat Kraken

Cam Talbot will be back in goal and Ryan Hartman is still centering for Rem Pitlick and Jordan Greenway. In Seattle, Hartman set up Pitlick for the first three goals of his career.
The Wild Beat
November 10
Kaapo Kahkonen

Greenway back in Wild lineup; Kahkonen in goal tonight vs. Coyotes

Jordan Greenway, who missed the previous four games with a high ankle sprain, will return against the Coyotes. Victor Rask will be scratched.
The Wild Beat
November 3
Kirill Kaprizov (right) and Kevin Fiala (middle) combined on the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Wild a 5-4 victory over the Senators on Tue

Kaprizov, Fiala step out of ruts in Wild's overtime win over Ottawa

Kirill Kaprizov scored his first goal of the season in overtime, and Kevin Fiala ended a skid of five games without scoring a point.
The Wild Beat
November 2
The Wild and Senators will face off for the first time since Nov.29, 2019.

Wild looks for chance to set things right at home tonight vs. Ottawa

The Wild will be without injured defenseman Alex Goligoski tonight and hope to recalibrate after consecutive 4-1 losses on the road.
The Wild Beat
October 26
Rem Pitlick will make his Wild debut on Tuesday at Vancouver.

Wild vs. Canucks morning skate report: New face in lineup, COVID-19 hits staff, first line reunited

Rem Pitlick will make his Wild debut, and Joel Eriksson-Ek is back with Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello.
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October 23

Wild 4, Ducks 3

The Minnesota Wild beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.
The Wild Beat
October 19
Winnipeg Jets right wing Blake Wheeler (26) got a shot past Minnesota Wild goaltender Alex Stalock (32) in the first period.

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Wild looks to build on home opener record; Wheeler won't play for Jets

The Wild is finally playing a new opponent after last season's virus-forced realignment. Winnipeg is 0-2 and will be without former Gophers and Breck School star Blake Wheeler.
The Wild Beat
October 15
Minnesota Wild right wing Brandon Duhaime (65) crashed into the boards with Chicago Blackhawks center Dylan Strome (17) in the second period.

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Duhaime debuts, Merrill draws in on defense for Wild's season opener

The Wild will have five new faces in the lineup on Friday night against the Ducks, including Brandon Duhaime who will be making his NHL debut.
The Wild Beat
September 4
The Wild’s Winter Classic jersey, modeled by team captain Jared Spurgeon.

What do you think? Wild unveils Minneapolis-St. Paul jersey for Winter Classic

The New Year's Day game will match the Wild and the Blues at Target Field.
The Wild Beat
August 17
Mason Shaw

Wild signs restricted free agent Mason Shaw to two-year, two-way contract

Shaw was a fourth round draft choice in 2017 and played the past four seasons for the Iowa Wild.
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The Wild Beat
August 8
Will Bitten recorded seven goals and 12 assists in 31 games with Iowa last season.

Wild signs Bitten to one-year, two-way deal

Will Bitten, who was a restricted free agent, recorded seven goals and 12 assists in 31 games with Iowa last season.
The Wild Beat
July 27
Kyle Rau

Wild re-signs Rau, Mermis; Iowa adds Zmolek

Kyle Rau will stay with the Wild after signing a two-way contract Tuesday, the day before NHL free agency begins.
The Wild Beat
July 24
Jack Peart

Wild drafts Grand Rapids' Jack Peart in second round of NHL draft

The St. Cloud State-bound defenseman was taken shortly before Gophers-bound Tristan Broz of Bloomington.
The Wild Beat
July 18
Forward Joseph Cramarossa signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Wild after splitting time last season between the NHL and minors.

Wild signs Joseph Cramarossa to two-year contract

Last season, Cramarossa split time between the minors and the Wild where the forward was a regular on the taxi squad.
The Wild Beat
June 17

Wild announces ECHL affiliation with Iowa Heartlanders

The Wild has a new ECHL affiliate, announcing a multi-year agreement with the Iowa Heartlanders that begins next season.
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The Wild Beat
June 10
Ray Shero

Wild names Ray Shero senior adviser to the general manager

During the early stages of a critical offseason, the Wild bolstered its front office by bringing in longtime executive Ray Shero.
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