Although Wild players have plenty of confidantes nearby — teammates, coaches, significant others — they keep calling dad. "It's something you just don't stop doing," goalie Devan Dubnyk said.
We saw flashes Wednesday of the one thing that could rescue the Wild’s season and make Minnesota an actual threat in the playoffs if a spot can be obtained.
Former Star Tribune photojournalist Tom Sweeney helped honor the 40th anniversary of the "Miracle on Ice" by unearthing negatives and prints from the 1980 Winter Olympics that he found in his basement.
Victor Rask took line rushes in Ryan Donato's spot on the fourth line, suggesting he could be back in the lineup Friday.
Photographer Tom Sweeney developed and transmitted his photos from the U.S. hockey team's stunning 1980 victory over the Soviet Union from a 1920s-era building that once house tuberculosis patients. Here's his story.
After pushing the game to overtime with his first goal as a member of the Wild, newcomer Alex Galchenyuk capped off his best performance since arriving from Pittsburgh with the game-winner in an extended shootout.
Wild interim coach Dean Evason posted his first career win Wednesday, a 4-3 shootout win over the Canucks.
Wild winger Alex Galchenyuk buried the decisive goal in the shootout after tying the score in the third period.
Interim coach Dean Evason recaps the 4-3 shootout win over the Canucks on Wednesday.
Last week was a busy time for the left winger, who came to Minnesota in the Jason Zucker trade with the Penguins.
This is the Wild's first game since the team was blanked 2-0 by the Sharks on Saturday in Dean Evason's coaching debut. Devan Dubnyk is in goal.
The start of the Wild's annual fathers' trip wasn't the only reason behind the high-energy workout before the team left for a road trip that starts tonight in Vancouver.
The Wild will play its first road games under interim head coach Dean Evason, a two-game trip to Vancouver on Wednesday and Edmonton on Friday.
Bruce Boudreau was in his office Friday hashing out what he wanted the Wild to focus on at practice later that morning when GM Bill Guerin walked in and closed the door. He knew that wasn't a good sign.
The type of turnover the Wild experienced in a five-day span last week is something that a lot of don't go through all season long. And there's still time for more to happen.
In Dean Evason's first game as interim coach, the Wild lost to a shorthanded Sharks team that played in Winnipeg the night before.
The only change Dean Evason made in his first game was subbing Brad Hunt for Greg Pateryn on the third defensive pairing. Tweaking, rather than a major systems overhaul, is Evason's plan.
A look back at Saturday night's game.
Interim coach Dean Evason recaps the 2-0 loss to the Sharks on Saturday.
The question isn't why Bill Guerin this week traded away Jason Zucker and fired coach Bruce Boudreau; it's whether he waited too long.