Even if the Wild are trying to temper the urgency of upcoming games, including Thursday vs. Nashville, there's no doubt how important they are to playing in the postseason.
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Ryan Hartman set up two goals, but the Hurricanes' Stefan Noesen scored the tiebreaker with 9 minutes, 58 seconds remaining when a Jack Drury shot hit Noesen's face before sailing into the Wild net.
As the NHL trade deadline approaches, goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury relishes the challenge of striving with a hot Wild team in the mix for a playoff berth.
Woman who said her fiancé fell on knife is given 22-year sentence for his death in western Wisconsin
Police officers and firefighters from across the metro area volunteered to patrol as a community mourns.
Caitlin Clark isn't just the face of women's college basketball. She's the face of college sports right now. Just talk to some of the best young high school players in Minnesota.
Byron Buxton is 30 years old and hoping to convince everyone — including himself — that the good parts of his baseball story have not yet been written in full.
Minneapolis PSA: Beware the norovirus.
Defender Sophie Jaques scored her second goal with 21.1 seconds left in regulation to tie the score, but Sarah Nurse delivered the game-winner for Toronto with 1:12 remaining in overtime.
The Wild looks to build on the momentum it built on the West Coast over the weekend. Tap here for play-by-play- goal updates and scores from around the NHL.
The sealed case, found in an attic in western Canada, could include the highly prized Wayne Gretzky rookie card. Or a bunch of them. Or none. And the buyer may never find out what's inside the box.
Why do we need to wait until after someone -- a college basketball player, a hockey 'enforcer' -- gets seriously hurt before changes are made?
The Wild need to take care of business ahead of two key showdowns on the road later this week.
Kirill Kaprizov has 12 points in the Wild's past four games, earning him First Star of the Week honors.
Following the urging from the Olympic gold medalist shortly before he died by suicide, the Ranch was conceived and offers mental health care in a serene setting in Sauk Centre.
Minnesota outshot Boston in all three periods and had three more power plays but wasn't able to score in the team's fourth straight game without Taylor Heise.
Despite not playing on the same line, the pair still click on the power play and deliver momentum-shifting goals.
Kirill Kaprizov scored twice, Mats Zuccarello factored in four goals and Matt Boldy capitalized for the third time in two games.