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Minnesota Wild sign F Connor Dewar to 2-year, $1.6M contract

Jun. 22, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed left wing Connor Dewar to a two-year, $1.6 million contract on Wednesday, coming off his rookie season. Dewar made his NHL debut on Oct. 28 and played in 35 games, with two goals, four assists and 48 hits while playing on the fourth...

Avalanche hold off Oilers for wild 8-6 victory in Game 1

Jun. 01, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In a frenetic game that featured 14 goals, Colorado and Edmonton players came away with the same thought — defense can't be so optional. J.T. Compher scored twice, Cale Makar had a goal and two assists and the Avalanche held off the Oilers 8-6 on Tuesday night in a...

Wild GM Guerin: We want both Fleury and Talbot back in net

May. 17, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild stocked their net with a three-time Stanley Cup winner at the trade deadline, fetching Marc-Andre Fleury to form an accomplished goalie tandem with All-Star Cam Talbot down the stretch of the best regular season in franchise history. The...

Second thoughts: Speedy Avs get rematch with rugged Blues

May. 16, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog supervised his daughter’s soccer practices. Coach Jared Bednar did yardwork. Speedy forward Nathan MacKinnon planned some play time with his dogs. Just a relaxing week break before facing their arch rival: The second...

Wild-card Stars force Game 7 against Calgary with 4-2 win

May. 14, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski and the Dallas Stars were skating with urgency in the third period. If not, it could easily have been their last one of the season. Miro Heiskanen scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and the Stars recovered after blowing an early two-goal...

Wild face offseason after yet another early ouster

May. 13, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

While the Minnesota Wild were stacking up franchise records and securing the extra home game for the first round, general manager Bill Guerin carefully acknowledged a “great year” for the club during an interview session — with the caveat that it means little in the long run. ...

Blues ride unconventional lineup into NHL's second round

May. 13, 2022 03:32 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues eliminated the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a mid-series goalie change and an unconventional lineup. Now, the team heads to Colorado to face the top-seeded Avalanche in the second round. “I...

Binnington makes 25 saves, Blues win 5-1, eliminate Wild

May. 13, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — It was a Jordan Binnington type of game. The St. Louis Blues goalie has earned a reputation as a clutch performer when the team has a chance to close out a playoff series. And he proved it again Thursday night. Binnington made 25 saves and the Blues...

McDavid's Oilers on brink along with Lightning, Bruins, Wild

May. 11, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Connor McDavid has stood on this precipice several times before, and he does not care for the view. The Edmonton Oilers are one loss away from their third consecutive opening-round playoff exit after back-to-back losses to the upstart Kings. Los Angeles is one of...

Tarasenko hat trick helps Blues take 3-2 series lead on Wild

May. 11, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko broke out for the St. Louis Blues with a well-timed natural hat trick, putting the Minnesota Wild in real trouble. Afterward, Tarasenko tried to shrug off the significance of his feat — with the singular focus of a player who was a major...