Latest Mats Zuccarello News

Wild match franchise goals record in 8-2 win vs Canadiens

Jan. 25, 2022 00:10 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have struck a fresh balance this season. Goals are coming from everywhere in the lineup, an everyman vibe that begins in the locker room and carries onto the ice. Connor Dewar got his first career goal and added an assist...

Foligno's goal sends Wild to 4-3 OT win against Blackhawks

Jan. 23, 2022 01:26 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored at 4:22 of overtime to send the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Minnesota twice trailed in the third period but got goals from Kirill Kaprizov and Kevin Fiala to force overtime and, eventually,...

Francouz steps in, Avs beat Wild in SO, 14th home win in row

Jan. 17, 2022 19:41 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A disputed goal, a questionable hit and a thrilling finish — the Wild-Avalanche rivalry is still going strong after 19 years. Colorado goaltender Pavel Francouz stopped 25 shots in relief of injured Darcy Kuemper and three more in the shootout, and the Avalanche...

Wild score 4 in 3rd, twice in 4 seconds, to rout Ducks 7-3

Jan. 14, 2022 23:55 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Matt Boldy and Mats Zuccarello scored four seconds apart early in a four-goal third period, and the Minnesota Wild routed the Anaheim Ducks 7-3 on Friday night. Zuccarello finished with two goals and an assist, Boldy and Ryan Hartman had one of each, and...

Capitals score on own net; Wild come back to win in shootout

Jan. 09, 2022 00:08 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau scored in the shootout as the short-handed Minnesota Wild took advantage of a Washington Capitals own-goal in a 3-2 win on Saturday night. Kaapo Kahkonen made 29 saves and stopped two attempts in the shootout for Minnesota,...

Kaprozov scores in 4th straight, Wild beat Bruins 3-2

Jan. 06, 2022 23:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov scored in his fourth straight game, Matt Boldy got a goal in his NHL debut and the Minnesota Wild snapped a five-game skid with a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Boldy, who played at Boston College last season and grew up about 20...

Kyrou keeps Blues warm with 2 goals in 6-4 win vs Wild

Jan. 01, 2022 23:45 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues boarded their bus to the game in a humorous ensemble of shorts, Hawaiian shirts and flip-flops, lightening the mood before the coldest outdoor game in NHL history. Jordan Kyrou and his linemates made the Winter Classic look like a day at the...

Whitecloud, Stone lead Golden Knights past Wild 6-4

Dec. 13, 2021 01:11 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mark Stone scored the tiebreaking goal on a power play in the third period and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Minnesota Wild 6-4 on Sunday night. After struggling through a 4-for-31 (12.9%) stretch on power-play opportunities over their previous 11 games, the...

Lemieux scores in return, Kings beat Wild to snap win streak

Dec. 12, 2021 02:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brendan Lemieux scored in his first game back after a suspension and the Los Angeles Kings ended the Minnesota Wild’s eight-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory Saturday night. Phillip Danault also scored for the Kings, Jonathan Quick made 29 saves, and L.A....

Kaprizov gets shootout winner; Wild beat Maple Leafs 4-3

Dec. 04, 2021 23:20 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov scored in the third round of a shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Jordan Greenway, Mats Zuccarello and Marcus Foligno had goals in regulation for Central...