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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,...

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...

Pavelski, Lindell score early as Stars beat Wild 7-4

Dec. 21, 2021 00:37 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski and Esa Lindell scored on the first two Dallas shots on goal, and the Stars never trailed in defeating the Minnesota Wild 7-4 on Monday night. Pavelski put in a backhand 1:31 into the game. Lindell scored short-handed and unassisted with a shot between...

Wild beat Sharks 5-2 for 8th straight win

Dec. 10, 2021 01:49 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Greenway scored twice and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Thursday night for their eighth straight win. Kevin Fiala, Joel Eriksson Ek and Kirill Kaprizov also scored for the Wild, who took over the NHL lead with 39 points, their...

Wild arrive late due to traffic, beat Devils 3-2 in shootout

Nov. 25, 2021 02:54 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild didn’t let a traffic jam slow them down against the New Jersey Devils. Kevin Fiala scored the lone goal in a shootout, Cam Talbot made 42 saves and the Wild beat the Devils 3-2 on Wednesday night after arriving late to the arena....

Stamkos scores lone shootout goal, Lightning beat Wild 5-4

Nov. 21, 2021 21:08 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored the lone shootout goal while Brian Elliott stopped three shootout shots to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild after blowing a late two-goal lead Sunday night. Minnesota rallied in the third period to...

Wild beat Coyotes 5-2 for fourth straight win

Nov. 11, 2021 09:47 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kevin Fiala had a goal and two assists, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Joel Eriksson Ek, Marcus Foligno, Dmitry Kulikov and Kirill Kaprizov also scored for the Wild. Kaapo...

Bjugstad helps Wild complete comeback vs. Pens in shootout

Nov. 07, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Minnesota Wild forward Nick Bjugstad capped a frenzied five-minute rally against his former team on Saturday night, scoring the deciding goal in a shootout that came after the Minnesota Wild erased a two-goal deficit in the final five minutes of regulation to beat the...