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MINNESOTA WILD AND CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS PARTNER TO RAISE FUNDS FOR INJURED HOCKEY PLAYER MATT OLSON
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.
Friday, 07.22.2016 / 12:31 PM
MINNEAPOLIS – Dana Helstrom has shared plenty of stories with Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker about her son, Tucker, but had (at least) one more Zucker had not heard.
Standing in front of a packed room of local celebrities and event-goers on Thursday night - some of whom had met Dana's son and all of whom had fallen in love with him, Dana recalled the first day Zucker and Tucker met
Wednesday, 07.20.2016 / 10:51 AM
with, which is cool. Usually in pro hockey you're just doing your own thing, but when you have a good group of guys down there it makes it a better experience; it makes you want to come to the rink every day and work."
Tuesday, 07.19.2016 / 10:30 AM
The names of Minnesota Wild forward prospects Alex Tuch and Joel Eriksson Ek seemed to roll off the tongues of coaches and managers during last week’s Development Camp more than any others.
Perhaps it’s not surprising.
Before Luke Kunin was drafted by the Wild last month, both Tuch (2014) and Eriksson Ek (2015) were the organization’s two most recent first-round selections.
Thursday, 07.14.2016 / 9:10 PM
, but decided in the end that an opportunity to go to the school he always cheered for as a kid, was too good to pass up.
“It was a relief off my shoulders. My dad went there, my brother went there. We’ve been going to games there ever since we were little. Just to be able to say that one day I’ll be playing there, it’s a big relief and it’s also a great accomplishment for me in my hockey career.”
Thursday, 07.14.2016 / 8:32 PM
a serious push for a roster spot in Minnesota during training camp this fall.
Alex Tuch and Sam Anas showed well for themselves on Team White, as did linemate Joel Eriksson Ek, who along with Anas, scored two of White’s four goals. Tuch set up Eriksson Ek’s goal with a nifty centering pass; Eriksson Ek’s initial shot was blocked but he gathered in the rebound and rifled it past Team Green goaltender
Thursday, 07.14.2016 / 11:30 AM
to be elsewhere.
Tucker wouldn’t have it.
“Mom, that’s my team,” he would say, according to Anderson-Helstrom. “You go where your team is.”
Tucker and his mom adopted the motto “There’s nothing that we can’t do,” one that he lived the final eight months of his life by. Anderson-Helstrom said Tucker dreamed of a day where he would be able to plant the ‘State of Hockey’ flag at center ice before a Wild home
Wednesday, 07.13.2016 / 2:57 PM
ST. PAUL — The look and structure of day two at Wild Development Camp was similar to day one as players and coaches hit the ice for a second day of work at Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday.
Coaches pushed players through a high-tempo morning session that included plenty of work on skating. Team Green, which was on the ice second, spent nearly half of their morning session working on skating form
Wednesday, 07.06.2016 / 1:11 PM
in the National Hockey League. Prior to the trade deadline, he was dealt to the New York Rangers, leaving a young Hurricanes roster with eyes on the future.
Staal still felt like he had plenty of wind left in his sails, and wanted that taste of victory, and hockey's grandest prize.
"It was time," Staal said. "It was one of those times where the opportunity to possibly change at the deadline was something
Wednesday, 07.06.2016 / 12:00 PM
in and use the weight room.
"Those are things the general public never saw," Matsos said. "Dmitry never took one day off."
Transitioning To A New League
Sokolov had dominated at every step of his youth hockey career, competing against players his same age. Born in Omsk, Sokolov spent his whole life in Russia before moving to Canada to join the OHL.
After he was drafted by the Wild on June 25, Sokolov
Tuesday, 07.05.2016 / 2:00 PM
to reel one in.
"There are some good hockey players, and some good hockey players that were handsomely rewarded today around the league," Fletcher said. "With the exception of (Steven) Stamkos, who removed himself from the free agent market, there are no star players in this free agent group."
Though July 1 came in a frenzy — over $660 million committed on the first day of free agency all things told