Wild goalie Alex Stalock hadn't worked a game in almost two weeks and went 17 days in between starts, but the backup didn't appear to show any rust when he returned to the crease Saturday to face the Capitals.
Dave Ferroni has been pitching underdog stories since the 1980 Olympics - and has a new one in NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr.
The sophomore from Minneapolis has a broken wrist, reports say.
The Capitals have had an up-and-down start to the season, but don't expect that to make the Wild view Saturday night's tilt in the nation's capital as being any easier.
The Wildcats also won three consecutive overtime games, and that has given them swagger, Caleb Friedman of InsideNU says.
Plenty of NBA players have become acquainted with the “Eurostep,” a misdirection move often makes defenders look silly.
After practicing earlier this week, offensive tackle Mike Remmers was without a helmet during Friday's workout, and later ruled out for Sunday along with safety Andrew Sendejo.
Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said Friday he liked what he saw from his reshuffled lines Thursday, especially with Marcus Foligno on the line with Erik Staal and Nino Niederreiter.
Wolves center Gorgui Dieng hadn't missed a game in two-plus seasons until his current three-game absence.
When one of the least likable owners in the NFL and least likable commissioners in sports are fighting, it's great for those who have watched the NFL bungle through several crises.
The Texans tried a little of everything and were doomed doomed as soon as they left Aaron Donald with a one-on-one pass rush.
What awaits Minnesota sports fans in the next year? It could be a whole lot of winning based on the state of local pro and college teams.
Former Lakeville North star J.P. Macura had fun at Wisconsin's expense Thursday night when his Xavier team got revenge on the Badgers for a painful NCAA tournament loss.
Much like the 7-2 Vikings, the 7-2 Los Angeles Rams are getting the full benefits of a functional offensive line.
Coach Bruce Boudreau said the Wild played without emotion for much of Thursday's game. But he said the players showed "great character" in the end.
Gophers center Reggie Lynch leads the nation in shot blocking through three games. Will a triple-double or block records be in his future?
FiveThirtyEight.com does team strength ratings for the NFL and NBA. It probably shouldn’t surprise you to know that both the Vikings and Timberwolves are doing well in both.
“I don’t want this to be about me. It’s about us," Bridgewater told reporters on Thursday
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Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk has posted three straight shutouts but faces a dangerous Nashville team riding a five-game winning streak.
The Vikings draw the ninth-ranked Rams pass defense this week, and that shouldn't stop Diggs or Thielen from taking a place in your starting lineup.
So far this season, aside from Jimmy Butler's two-game absence, the Wolves have felt the benefit of having a squad that is at full strength or close to it as compared to their opponents.
The Wolves sold out last night. Local basketball fans believe this team is for real for all of the right reasons.
The Vikings are better than the Rams, despite their identical record, and the home crowd will be a factor, too.