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Wild brass praise Parise for his handling of benching

Jun. 03, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Relegated to the fourth line down the stretch of Minnesota's season and left off the ice for the beginning of the playoffs, Zach Parise was not pleased with his diminished role. The people responsible understood his frustration as well as anyone. ...

Series now even, Islanders aim to keep Crosby, Pens in check

May. 24, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The top line of Sidney Crosby, Jake Guentzel and Bryan Rust served as the lone constant for the Pittsburgh Penguins during an injury-plagued regular season, one that ended with a sprint to the East Division championship. The magic the three players...

Blues score 7 straight goals to beat Wild 7-3

May. 13, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Perron, Brayden Schenn, and Jordan Kyrou each scored twice and the St. Louis Blues scored seven straight goals to erase a first-period deficit and beat the Minnesota Wild 7-3 on Thursday night. Zach Sanford also scored Jordan Binnington made 17...

Victor Rask scores in OT to lift Wild past Ducks, 4-3

May. 08, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Victor Rask scored 2:46 into overtime and the Minnesota Wild beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jared Spurgeon, Ryan Hartman and Nick Bonino also scored and the Wild finished 4-1-2 on a season-high, seven-game homestand. Kirill Kaprizov...

Wild clinch playoffs with 6-3 win over Sharks

Apr. 25, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Suter scored 19 seconds in, Kirill Kaprizov scored for the fifth straight game and the Minnesota Wild clinched a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. “It’s important for any team to enter the...

Zuccarello scores twice as Wild top Arizona 5-2

Apr. 14, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mats Zuccarello scored twice and Nick Bonino had a goal and two assists on Wednesday to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 5-2. It was the Wild’s first game since the death on Sunday of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, a Black man...

Wild slow Avs' surge as Fiala's hat trick highlights 8-3 win

Apr. 08, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After several humbling losses to the West Division leader, the Minnesota Wild sent quite the message to the Colorado Avalanche in their last of eight regular season matchups. Eight was more than enough for the Wild to slow the surging Avalanche. ...

Avalanche extend point streak to 15 games, beat Wild 5-4

Apr. 05, 2021 23:53 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon, Andre Burakovsky, Brandon Saad and J.T. Compher scored in a four-goal second period, and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Monday night to extend their league-best points streak to 15 games (13-0-2). The...

Fiala's shootout goal gives Minnesota wild win in Vegas

Apr. 02, 2021 02:18 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Fiala scored in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Thursday night. The victory snapped Minnesota’s five-game road losing streak. “We’ve been playing so well at home, it hasn’t...

Spurgeon scores 2, Wild beat Ducks 3-2 for 10th home win

Mar. 24, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jared Spurgeon had two goals, and Nico Sturm scored the tiebreaker as the Minnesota Wild beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Wednesday night and swept the teams’ two-game set. Cam Talbot made 28 saves for the Wild, who extended a franchise record with...