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Minnesota Wild Foundation, support hockey, improve lives, community, underprivileged children, families, relationships, initiatives.
Throughout the month of October the Wild will recognize and support different cancer related organizations in a variety of ways.
We’re thrilled that the NHL has awarded a 2016 Coors Light Stadium Series outdoor game to Minnesota.
Prevent 7 goes across the state of hockey educating children on how to “take a stand and lend a hand” to stop bullying now.
The Minnesota Wild are pleased to announce the 2014 Minnesota Wild Learn to Play Hockey Program.
Friday, 10.02.2015 / 1:49 PM
"It can be a lot of fun too," Koivu said. "You're satisfied when you're able to shut a good line or good players down, and give your team a chance to win a hockey game that way. It's always rewarding."
Of course that's not all Koivu is charged with. Sandwiched between right wing Nino Niederreiter, and left wing Jason Zucker, Koivu is the maestro and glue for one of the Wild's top offensive lines
Wednesday, 09.30.2015 / 3:45 PM
Tyson Strachan said he's happy every day he's still with the main Minnesota Wild team.
You can see it in his eyes. You can see it in his smile.
"I'm not a guy that's going to rah-rah too much," Strachan said describing his personality. "I'm a pretty relaxed guy in [the locker room], and if anything it can be a little calming because I'm pretty calm and quiet back there."
Strachan, at 6-foot
Wednesday, 09.30.2015 / 2:00 PM
The Minnesota Wild today launched a new initiative called “GameDay Tickets” designed to help fans get last-minute tickets to Wild home games this season that have limited availability.
“Per National Hockey League policy, we are required to hold tickets for special circumstances, like visiting teams, up until the day of the game,” explained Wild Vice President of Marketing Intelligence Mitch
Wednesday, 09.30.2015 / 8:25 AM
The Wild have its second of back-to-back practices today at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth as it makes final preparations for the 2015-16 NHL season.
Duluth’s Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is also in ramp-up mode as they prepare to host the 10th Annual Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota on February 6, 2016.
During the morning practice today the LOC will have representatives available to support
Tuesday, 09.29.2015 / 1:08 PM
With 26 players in tow, the Wild left Xcel Energy Center after Sunday's 8-1 win against the Winnipeg Jets for a team-bonding trip in Duluth.
The Wild is practicing at AMSOIL Arena, home of the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs, the alma mater of both Justin Fontaine and goaltending coach Bob Mason.
"I love this place, I have a lot of great memories here, and it's such a good hockey place," Fontaine
Monday, 09.28.2015 / 2:00 PM
in the offensive zone as well."
If spots on the regular season roster were awarded on past merit, as far as first-year players go, Reilly's case would be as compelling as anyone's. In three years at the University of Minnesota, Reilly blossomed into one of the top defenseman in college hockey.
He represented the United States at the IIHF World Junior Championship, was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award
Thursday, 09.24.2015 / 3:00 PM
Matt Carey used to sit next to his older brother Greg in the locker room of the St. Lawrence University hockey team. Now their conversations are a bit more long-distance.
"We talk every day," Carey said, with his brother now in Arizona. "We try and create little bit of an atmosphere where he's trying to teach me something, and I'm trying to teach him."
In his one year of college hockey
Tuesday, 09.22.2015 / 9:30 AM
The fifth season of “Becoming Wild,” the popular television and online series that chronicles a day-in-the-life of a Minnesota Wild player, premieres this Friday, Sept. 25 on FOX Sports North following Minnesota Twins coverage that evening.
The first of six new television episodes will feature Wild defenseman Ryan Suter as he takes viewers on a tour of his hometown of Madison, Wis., the Madison
Saturday, 09.19.2015 / 3:07 PM
on Saturday in front of 3,000 fans who were in attendance. He has skated on a line with center Mikael Granlund and right wing Jason Pominville, a trio that has impressed coach Mike Yeo early on.
"The Granlund, Parise, Pominville line had a pretty good day," Yeo said. "If they keep playing like that, they might have a chance to make our team."
Parise said the work the line has put in so far has been
Friday, 09.18.2015 / 3:46 PM
The Minnesota Wild opened training camp on Friday with a day Head Coach Mike Yeo said was in part about re-establishing the Wild's identity.
At one point during the first of three sessions, Yeo momentarily stopped practice, calling the players to center ice to stress the role that speed plays in the Wild's game plan.
"There are a couple of parts to it," Yeo said. "One, if you're going