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Defensive juggernaut Wild blows out Lightning with six even-strength goals, one shortie

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-2 to cap a 2 for 2 homestand
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Wild has sense of humor about its '0-for' power play

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The power play leads the NHL in shots, so the problem is not because of a lack of chances or zone entries or good breakouts.
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Postgame: 2 home games, 2 shutouts for the Wild; Granlund's agent confirms sides working on short-term extension

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild improved to 3-2 on the season with its third shutout in five games.
  • 2 days ago

Mikael Granlund mum on his contract talks; Wild finally plays at home again

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild finally hosts its second home game 14 days after its first
  • 2 days ago

Wild's Coyle signed to 5-year, $16 million extension

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild winger is the second of the Wild's young core to sign in the past few weeks
  • 3 days ago

Yeo on Wild's schedule: 'We’re our own biggest rivalry now'

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild, after playing four games in the season's first 15 days, will now begin a stretch of six games in nine days.
  • 3 days ago
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Wild practice: Coyle joins second line

StarTribune.com (Rachel Blount) — As the Wild works to fine-tune an offense that played well but scored little in the past two games, coach Mike Yeo elevated Charlie Coyle to the second line with Mikko Koivu and Thomas Vanek.
  • 4 days ago
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Despite dominating large chunks of 2 games, Wild goes 0-2 with 2 goals in California

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild outshot the defending Cup champs 41-16, but Jonathan Quick made 40 saves two nights after a 2-1 loss in Anaheim
  • 6 days ago
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Russo: Backstrom to make season debut Sunday in Los Angeles

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — Niklas Backstrom, the Wild's all-time winningest goalie, will make his first start since Jan. 11 on Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings. Backstrom had season-ending abdominal and hip surgeries last winter.
  • 7 days ago

Young mistakes, blown offensive chances doom Wild in Anaheim

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild, playing for the first time in six days, dropped its first game of the season, 2-1, at Anaheim
  • 8 days ago

Wild will try to spoil Anaheim's home opener; Lineup updates

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — The Wild, on break since Saturday, enter tonight 2-0 after outscoring Colorado 8-0
  • 8 days ago

Russo: Stoner to face former team Friday, Heatley won't

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — “I kind of just felt like I needed a change from Minnesota,” former Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner said. “Nothing against it. Just sometimes change is good for somebody and keeps you motivated."
  • 9 days ago

Justin Fontaine likely to debut Friday; Lineup shuffle in the works

StarTribune.com (Michael Russo) — With five days off, the Wild plans to get all of its players involved, so some will debut this weekend
  • 11 days ago

Wild practice: A little fun during a long wait

StarTribune.com (Rachel Blount) — After starting the season 2-0, the Wild doesn't play again until Friday in Anaheim. The team--including a healthy Justin Fontaine and NHL honoree Darcy Kuemper--combined work and pleasure in Monday's practice.
  • 12 days ago
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