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Svechnikov's overtime winner lifts Hurricanes over Wild

Nov. 16, 2019 6:10 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov closed his eyes, unloaded a wobbly shot and transformed himself into the latest star for the Carolina Hurricanes. Svechnikov’s goal 1:33 into overtime lifted the Hurricanes to a 4-3 overtime victory Saturday over the Minnesota Wild, the second straight game...

Greenway scores in 3rd to lift Wild over Coyotes 3-2

Nov. 15, 2019 12:03 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bruce Boudreau knows the reality of returning from a West Coast swing and warned his Minnesota Wild about a letdown following their 2-2 trip. Minnesota took the message to heart and stayed the course during a pivotal third period in its return home. Jordan Greenway deflected in a...

Kings bench Kovalchuk, team refuses to say for how long

Nov. 13, 2019 2:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Left wing Ilya Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings in their 3-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and the team wouldn't say how long he will be out of the lineup. Sportsnet Canada reported before the game that the Kings informed Kovalchuk he is being...

Kopitar, Walker lead Kings to 3-1 win over Wild

Nov. 13, 2019 2:38 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anytime the Los Angeles Kings can get an early goal from Anze Kopitar and pair it with key saves from Jonathan Quick, it is usually going to result in a win. That happened Tuesday night as Kopitar extended his point streak to four games and Quick made 27 saves in a 3-1 victory over the...

Hartman, Wild rally for 4-3 win over Coyotes

Nov. 9, 2019 11:44 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild are showing signs of sorting things out after a rocky start to the season. Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Minnesota rallied with three straight goals to beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 Saturday night. Jared Spurgeon had two...

Sharks withstand late surge by Wild in 6-5 victory

Nov. 8, 2019 2:49 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After a troubling lapse in the third period, the San Jose Sharks felt fortunate it didn't cost them. Logan Couture had a goal and three assists, Evander Kane scored his team-leading 10th of the season and the Sharks held off the Minnesota Wild 6-5 on Thursday night. Minnesota...

Zuccarello, Staal lead Wild's rally to 4-2 win over Ducks

Nov. 6, 2019 1:37 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mats Zuccarello got maybe the cleanest breakaway of his life when he stepped out of the penalty box at the perfect moment to receive a long pass from Joel Eriksson Ek after the Ducks turned over the puck. After a mostly miserable season on the road, the Minnesota Wild finally got a...

O'Reilly scores overtime winner, Blues beat Wild 4-3

Nov. 3, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild could have used that two-score lead they believed they had late in the second period. As soon as the goal was waved off, the St. Louis Blues regained control, a sure sign of two teams skating in opposite directions. Ryan O'Reilly scored 2:27 into overtime and the...

Binnington leads Blues past Wild 2-1

Oct. 31, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are going to need contributions from all over their roster to make up for the loss of star forward Vladimir Tarasenko. Jordan Binnington led the way Wednesday night. Binnington made 35 saves and Alex Pietrangelo snapped a tie in the third period, leading the Blues to a...

Radulov's hat trick keys Stars' big rally to beat Wild 6-3

Oct. 30, 2019 1:04 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Alexander Radulov heard the fans booing. He heard what his teammates were saying. And he heard cheers as the same fans showered the ice with hats in his honor. Radulov had a hat trick, scoring late in the second period and twice in the third, as the Dallas Stars rallied from a three-goal...