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Minnesota Wild's Jonas Brodin,left, is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the New York Rangers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. Watching the scoreboard is Rangers' Ryan Lindgren. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Rangers erase 2-goal deficit, beat Wild 4-3 in shootout

Feb. 13, 2020 11:46 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored with 1:06 to play in regulation to send it to overtime and then had a goal in the shootout, helping the Rangers erase a two-goal deficit in the third period and beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night. Trailing 3-2, New York pulled goalie Alexandar...

Minnesota Wild center Joel Eriksson Ek (14) celebrates after scoring the winning goal in the third period against the Dallas Stars during an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Eriksson Ek scores 2, Wild rally to beat Stars 3-2

Feb. 8, 2020 1:06 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek found himself close to the net twice and took advantage both times. On his first goal of the game, he barely touched the puck on its way across the goal line. The second broke a tie with 27 seconds to play and the Minnesota Wild rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the...

Minnesota Wild's Alex Stalock, right, watches as a shot by Chicago Blackhawks' Alex DeBrincat, left, goes wide in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Dumba scores OT winner as Wild beat Blackhawks 3-2

Feb. 5, 2020 12:19 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Matt Dumba went to one knee and slid across the ice to celebrate before being mobbed by his teammates. An overtime goal provided much-needed relief to Dumba and the Minnesota Wild. Dumba scored with 2:39 remaining in overtime to snap a 33-game goal-scoring drought and lift Minnesota...

Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, has the puck against Minnesota Wild's Luke Kunin (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

Pastrnak's NHL-best 38th goal caps 6-1 Bruins romp past Wild

Feb. 1, 2020 11:48 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Boston Bruins used the break to recharge their power play. The time off sure didn't slow David Pastrnak down. Then again, few opponents have done that this season. The NHL scoring leader matched his career high with his 38th goal, Torey Krug scored twice and the Bruins had three...

Minnesota Wild's Jordan Greenway, left, checks Detroit Red Wings' Robby Fabbri in the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Staal, Zuccarello lead Wild past Red Wings 4-2

Jan. 23, 2020 12:25 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With their chances of a playoff appearance slipping by the day, the Minnesota Wild returned home for a stretch of games before the All-Star break knowing there was little room for error. They have taken advantage of the homestand and head into the break believing they are ready to...

Minnesota Wild's goalie Alex Stalock (32) blocks the shot of Dallas Stars' Denis Gurianov, of Russia, in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Stalock shuts out Stars, Wild win 7-0

Jan. 19, 2020 1:03 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coach Bruce Boudreau altered Minnesota’s practice plans with a snowstorm hitting the state, having his team come in early for a Friday practice and canceling Saturday’s morning skate before the evening game against the Dallas Stars. The lack of a warmup on Saturday...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) gets off a pass with Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise (11) and Mikko Koivu (9) defending during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Crosby hadn't played since undergoing abdominal surgery on Nov. 14. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Crosby collects 4 points in return, Penguins rip Wild 7-3

Jan. 14, 2020 11:25 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby stressed he wouldn't try to get “too fancy” in his return from a two-month layoff following abdominal surgery. It happened anyway. The fact most of the flash cam e from Crosby's teammates during Pittsburgh's 7-3 domination of Minnesota on Tuesday night is...

Calgary Flames goalie David Rittich (33) makes a stop on Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala in the third period during an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. The Flames defeated the Wild 5-4 in the shoot out. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Dube scores in 7th round of shootout, Flames beat Wild 5-4

Jan. 5, 2020 11:15 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sitting at the end of the bench, Dillon Dube couldn’t hear his coach call out names, but he kept looking over wanting for his chance in the shootout. For someone who’d never been in that situation before, Dube came through. Dube scored in the seventh round of the...

Minnesota Wild center Joel Eriksson Ek (14), New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) and Islanders left wing Anthony Beauvillier vie for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Islanders get three goals in 3rd period, beat Wild 3-1

Dec. 29, 2019 9:57 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Reinforcing fundamentals paid off for the New York Islanders. Ryan Pulock and Matt Martin scored less than 2 minutes apart early in the third period and the Islanders rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 Sunday. Tom Kuhnhackl scored late and Semyon Varlamov stopped 25 shots for New...