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Wild's skid makes veteran Eric Staal vulnerable to trade, and he knows it Stall loves playing for the Wild and living in Minnesota with his wife and three children, but there have not been any talks between his agent and general manager Paul Fenton about a contract extension. Staal was a bargain when the Wild signed him to a three-year, $10.5 million contract in 2016.
Wild reassigns Kyle Rau to American Hockey League With winger Pontus Aberg poised to return to the lineup, the Wild reassigned forward Kyle Rau to Iowa of the American Hockey League Monday. Rau skated in six games with the Wild after getting called up Feb.4, tallying one assist and 11 hits. Before then, the Eden Prairie native racked up 14 goals and 30 points in 45 games with Iowa.
Trade Deadline Duds: Five recent deals that flopped for playoff-bound teams Here are five recent deadline deals that fell flat for contending teams:. Vegas Golden Knights acquire: Tomas TatarDetroit Red Wings acquire: 2018 first-round pick, 2019 second-round pick, 2021 third-round pick.
Souhan; Why Are Minnesota Teams So Average The Minnesota lost 4-0 at home to Saint Louis Sunday but remain in the 2nd wildcard position in the Western Conference. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
It's the end of the Wild as we know it, and I feel fine Welcome to the Monday edition of The Cooler, where all OK things must come to an end. Let's get to it:.
Dallas Stars Daily Links: Mike Modano to Potentially Join the Minnesota Wild Something tells me that Don Cherry doesn't like fun:. But that's okay, because the Carolina Hurricanes are taking it in stride:. Here is a cool story about the best hockey team in Arizona:. Someone call a doctor, because this is just sick:.
Parise Opens Up About Devils & Wild He understands the fans loyalty to the team, and he's totally okay with it. Following his last visit to the Prudential Center on Feb. 9 Parise even found a way to joke about it. eval; "I was expecting it. It's been that way ever since. You have that ability to tune it out," the now 34-year-old Parise said a 4-2 Minnesota victory.
Central Division Trade Deadline Outlook: Chicago Blackhawks 25 NHL Trade Deadline inches closer, Zone Coverage will take a look at each team in the Central Division and evaluate what their plans could be heading into the deadline. A special guest - who covers each team - will join in as well to provide some more in-depth analysis on team needs and offers speculation on what will happen.
Wilderness Walk: Woof ba-boof What else can we say but woof. The Wild are falling fast, without a remedy to be seen beyond "play better" up and down the lineup. Meanwhile, Nino is lighting it up in Carolina, as many predicted. Alas. All that's left to do is walk.
Wild's meltdown continues with 4-0 loss to St. Louis And that's the Wild itself. Gifted another break in the standings courtesy a Vancouver loss Saturday, the Wild again whiffed on the chance to distance itself from the pack of teams creeping up on its second wild-card spot in the Western Conference.
GILES AND THE GOALIE Ep. 182: Ben Remington Parody Special Guests Tony Abbott and Tom Schreier! Topics Include:. A Zone Coverage Podcast Network Production. Follow the Crew on Twitter: @BenRemington - @gilesferrell - @GatGWildPodcast. Follow Zone Coverage: @ZoneCoverageMN. Subscribe to the Giles and the Goalie on iTunes, Libsyn, Google Play, SoundCloud, YouTube, iHeart Radio, or Stitcher!
St. Louis Blues Whip Minnesota Wild With Third Straight Shutout - Jordan Binnington made 31 saves and the Saint Louis Blues posted their third straight shutout, beating the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Sunday for their 10th straight road win. Binnington made 21 saves to blank Arizona on Thursday, and Jake Allen stopped 32 shots in a 3-0 win against Colorado on Saturday.
Wild lose to red hot Blues Jordan Binnington made 31 saves and the Saint Louis Blues posted their third straight shutout, beating the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Sunday for their 10th straight victory. Binnington made 21 saves to blank Arizona on Thursday night, and Jake Allen stopped 32 shots in a 3-0 victory at Colorado on Saturday.
Polar vortex warriors: the hockey players of Van Cleve Snow and ice usually shut everyone inside. But for one brave University of Minnesota subculture, they are a call to the wild. As soon as Como's Van Cleve Park rink opens for the season dozens of students and nearby residents skate over to play pick-up pond hockey.
Wild players' demeanor, like team's record, is also taking a hit It is what it is, and you have to move on. It just seems like we're just feeling sorry for ourselves. The on-ice product kind of shows that. We just need to get out of this funk." What’s also hanging over the Wild is the NHL trade deadline, which expires next Monday.
This is a Wild team in freefall without a parachute Sunday, though, the Wild didn’t look like it was missing a player or two, a goal-scorer or two. It looked like it lacked competitiveness. That’s the worst thing you can say about a hockey team. Generalizations are rarely fair, but in a team sport, team performance determines perception.
Alex Stalock gets start in goal for Wild over Devan Dubnyk In the latest biggest game of the season, Wild coach Bruce Boudreau went with his backup goaltender Sunday over slumping No. 1 Devan Dubnyk. Alex Stalock got the start against the Saint Louis Blues for the first time since an overtime loss Feb. 2 against Chicago.
Wild put positive spin on things after being blasted by Blues on national TV Minnesota is 1-5-3 since the All-Star break.
St. Louis Blues Pros And Cons From Game 58 Vs. Minnesota The Blues now have shutouts in three straight games. They have won 10 games in a row and their best player has points in 12 in a row. The streaks are coming up everywhere. The only one we need to end is that ridiculous five-on-three power play drought.
Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Runs wild in Minnesota Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Runs wild in Minnesota.
Video Recap: Blues 4, Wild 0 Giles and the Goalie Podcast recaps Sunday afternoon's game between the Minnesota Wild and Saint Louis Blues. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.
Minnesota Wild's power play quiet in shutout loss to St. Louis Blues The Minnesota Wild went 0-for-5 on the power play in a 4-0 home loss to the St. Louis Blues.
St. Louis Blues 4, Minnesota Wild 0 Louis Blues earn their 10th straight win, tying a franchise record, after a dominate performance vs. the Minnesota Wild.
Disastrous special teams play buries Wild against Blues Louis wins its 10th in a row, while Minnesota continues to struggle killing penalties.
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