Bring the headphones to work (or if you’re like the Lighthouse in the summer, to the beach) on Friday because Wild.com is streaming a live event.
Minnesota Wild Head Coach Mike Yeo and General Manager Chuck Fletcher will host a press conference at 11 a.m. Friday, June 6, and speak to the media about the bench boss’s recent contract extension.
Even though you’re not a member of the working media, you can catch Q & A session, live as it happens, streaming on Wild.com’s homepage or through the team’s official app. Everyone enjoys a little hockey talk in the summer, amiright? Follow the team on Twitter @mnwild for more details on Friday.
Minnesota Wild C Erik Haula suffered a fractured jaw (nondisplaced) playing for Finland in the gold medal game at the World Championship on May 25. He will not require surgery and is expected to be fully recovered in 3-4 weeks.
Haula registered one assist in six games for Finland and averaged 17:17 in TOI/game.
Registration for the Little Wild Learn to Play program, a new initiative designed to introduce the game of hockey, will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 27. The program is open to those who have not already participated in Mite Level hockey programs. Children with any previous hockey league or program experience are not eligible to participate in the program.
A few members of the Wild’s organization are still in action this weekend as forward Erik Haula skates with Team Finland in the International Ice Hockey Federation World Tournament in Minsk, Belarus. Prospect Zack Mitchell is also still on the ice, battling for a Memorial Cup with the Guelph Storm at this year’s tournament in London, Ontario.
While we’ve had a good week to recover from the jarring end of Minnesota’s season that was Patrick Kane’s overtime goal in Game 6 of the Second Round — clearly not still mulling over that one at all — there are a few members of the Wild’s organization still in action.
It’s do-or-die. It’s win-or-go home. It’s a must-win scenario. The Wild’s back is against the wall. The team is on the brink of elimination.
As the Wild preps for Game 6, its third elimination game in these playoffs, it’s staving off the physical and mental grind that comes with a run towards the Stanley Cup.
The National Hockey League today announced updated start time information for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round games scheduled for Tuesday, May 13.
· The starting time for Game 7 of the series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers has been set for 7 p.m. ET in Pittsburgh. In the U.S., the game will be seen on NBCSN. In Canada, the game will be televised on CBC and RDS.
· The starting time for Game 6 of the series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild has been set for 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT in Minnesota. In the U.S., the game will be seen on CNBC. In Canada, the game will be on TSN and RDS2.
Happy Mother's Day. The best-of-seven Second Round matchup between the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks is knotted at two with the series breezing back to the Windy City on your special day.
The National Hockey League announced updated start time information for upcoming 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round games:
· The starting time for Game 6 of the series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers has been set for 7 p.m. ET in New York. In the U.S., the game will be televised on NBCSN. In Canada, the game will be televised on CBC and RDS.
· The starting time for Game 5 of the series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild has been set for 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT in Chicago. In the U.S., the game will be televised on CNBC. In Canada, the game will be on TSN and RDS2.