The Minnesota Wild have added grit and experience for the final stretch of the regular season. The Wild recalled Jake Dowell and Stephane Veilleux from their AHL affiliate in Houston on Monday and reassigned Mikael Granlund and Jason Zucker. Goalie Josh Harding was also activated from injured rese…
The Minnesota Wild were back on their home ice, with a prime opportunity to take another step toward the playoffs. Despite long stretches of dominance, they remain stuck due to a plucky performance by the noncompliant Calgary Flames.
Logan Couture and Marty Havlat did much more than just shut down Minnesota's top line. They dominated the score sheet for San Jose, as well. Couture and Havlat each scored two goals and the Sharks closed in on a ninth straight playoff berth, beating the Wild 6-1 on Thursday night.
The Minnesota Wild are moving their primary minor league team to Iowa. The Wild made the long-anticipated announcement Thursday that their American Hockey League affiliate will relocate from Houston to Des Moines, starting next season.
Emerging from a moment of silence with a deafening cheer, fans at Wednesday night's Bruins game paid tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing with a stirring a cappella national anthem and thunderous chants for their city, their country and their team.