Latest Minnesota Wild News

Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek's hat trick

Oct. 20, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek and the Minnesota Wild put on quite a show for the first full house at Xcel Energy Center in 19 months. The Wild were overwhelmed with gratitude for their off-the-ice help, from start to finish. Eriksson Ek...

Talbot, Wild beat Kings 3-2, for 2-game sweep to open season

Oct. 17, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frederick Gaudreau, Victor Rask and Ryan Hartman scored in the second period and the Minnesota Wild held on for a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Cam Talbot started for the second straight night and made 29 saves. He stopped 57...

Foligno's late goal gives Wild 2-1 win over Ducks

Oct. 16, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored with 7.2 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Foligno beat Anthony Stolarz between his legs from the slot off a rebound to give the Wild a win in their...

Wild set roster by putting rookie LW Boldy on injured list

Oct. 12, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild placed rookie left wing Matt Boldy on the injured non-roster list with a broken ankle as they set their roster Tuesday to start the regular season. Boldy, a 2019 first-round draft pick and one of the team's top prospects, was...

1 killed, 14 wounded in shootout at Minnesota bar

Oct. 10, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A shootout at a busy bar in St. Paul, Minnesota, early Sunday left a woman dead and 14 other people wounded, authorities said. The shooting happened shortly after midnight at the Seventh Street Truck Park bar. Police said preliminary information...

Kaprizov brings 'it' factor, fresh leader to recharged Wild

Sep. 29, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild get to play a full schedule again, in front of a full house. The crowds coming back after the pandemic-altered, empty-arena season will this time have a main attraction: Kirill Kaprizov. “He's kind of got...

Face-to-face meeting got Kaprizov deal done for Guerin, Wild

Sep. 22, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — These complex contract negotiations between the Minnesota Wild and Calder Memorial Trophy winner Kirill Kaprizov were crawling closer and closer to training camp, and neither side wanted to cope with such a distraction for the budding star left wing. ...

Wild sign star wing Kirill Kaprizov to 5-year, $45M contract

Sep. 21, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed left wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year, $45 million contract on Tuesday, ending a stalemate between the team and the Calder Trophy winner just two days before the beginning of training camp. The 24-year-old Kaprizov...

Wild sign veteran defenseman Jordie Benn to 1-year deal

Aug. 27, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed defenseman Jordie Benn to a one-year, $900,000 contract on Friday, adding another veteran option after an offseason of change on the blue line. The 34-year-old Benn had one goal, nine assists and a plus-7 rating over 39...

Wild sign forward Kevin Fiala to $5.1 million, one-year deal

Aug. 16, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have signed Kevin Fiala to a $5.1 million, one-year contract. The team announced the deal with the 25-year-old Swiss forward on Monday. Fiala had 20 goals and 20 assists in 50 games last season with the...