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Game #5: Minnesota Wild vs. Arizona Coyotes 10/23/2014 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (2-2-0)  4pts  5th in the Central 2.50 Goals For (19th) 1.00 Goals Against (1st) 0% Power Play (28th) 92.3% Penalty Kill (4th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 2G 2A = 4pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 2A = 3pts 3. #16 Jason Zucker ~ 2G 0A = 2pts 4. #46 Jared Spurgeon ~ 1G 1A = 2pts 5. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 1G 1A = 2pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 17 PIM...
Via State of Hockey News
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Charlie Coyle, Minnesota Wild Agree To 5-Year, $16M Contract Extension

The Minnesota Wild agreed to terms Wednesday on a five-year, $16 million contract extension with right wing Charlie Coyle that lasts through the 2019-20 season, locking up another part of their young core for the long term. The 22-year-old Coyle, in third season with the Wild, said his agents had been working on the deal for the past couple of weeks with the team’s front office...
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Minnesota Wild: Charlie Coyle signs 5-year extension

Charlie Coyle piled up 30 points last year and has started this season with a pair of assists through four games. Not long after the Minnesota Wild extended defenseman Jonas Brodin, the team inked forward Charlie Coyle to a 5-year extension Wednesday afternoon. This is yet another one of many expiring rookie contracts the Wild had to deal with in order to keep its young talent with...
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Wild lock up another key young player as Coyle gets 5-year extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Another young building block of the Minnesota Wild's roster was secured for the future, as the team announced Wednesday it has inked up forward Charlie Coyle to a five-year contract extension. The 22-year-old Coyle is part of a wave of young players that helped guide Minnesota to the playoffs last season. Another, defenseman Jonas Brodin, was signed to a six...
Via Fox Sports North
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Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year, $16M extension

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on a five-year, $16 million contract extension with right wing Charlie Coyle through the 2019-20 season. The deal was announced Wednesday for the 22-year-old Coyle, who is in third season with the Wild. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound former first-round pick by San Jose was acquired by the Wild in a draft-day deal in 2011, when they sent defenseman...
Via AP on Fox
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Wild’s Jason Zucker Takes Skate To The Face, Escapes Without Injury (GIF)

Jason Zucker is a lucky man. The Minnesota Wild forward narrowly avoided a significant injury Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center after he was whistled for a tripping penalty. The scene on the ice could have been much, much worse, though, as the skate of Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford struck Zucker in the face on the play. Fortunately, it looks like Clifford’s blade...
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Wild’s Jason Zucker Nearly Gets Throat Cut By Hockey Skate

After Patrik Nemeth’s scary incident on Saturday night, Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker had an even scarier moment on Sunday. He came inches from having his throat cut by a Los Angeles Kings player and this is as scary as it gets. Thankfully Zucker is fine. [@myregularface] [@myregularface] The post Wild’s Jason Zucker Nearly Gets Throat Cut By Hockey Skate appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Quick shuts the door on Minnesota after a solid road effort in 2-1 loss

Charlie Coyle protects the puck from Drew Doughty. The old saying goes if you want to be the best, you have to beat the best.  The Minnesota Wild are going to get that chance this afternoon as they play the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.  The Kings are determined to show that there is no Stanley Cup hangover and they’ve had a strong start so far.  Los Angeles...
Via State of Hockey News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Turnovers cost Wild in 2- loss to the Ducks

Mikael Granlund, Zach Parise and Jason Pominville celebrate a goal scored in Anaheim. I don’t know about you, but it’s beginning to feel like season hasn’t really started yet.  Remember those two games against the Colorado Avalanche?  They might as well have been an extension of the pre-season.  There is only one other team in the entire league who has played a mere two...
Via State of Hockey News
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All Eyes on Mikael Granlund

#490159155 / Mikael Granlund came into the 2014-15 season with heightened expectations after showing flashes of why he was such a highly touted prospect since being drafted. Granlund was the 9th overall selection in the 2009 NHL entry draft, after some strong seasons in the SM-Liiga (Finnish Elite League) and two impressive World Junior Championships in 2010 and...
Via Beyond The Benches
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Minnesota Wild: Difficult tests ahead hold the truth

Just as the Minnesota Wild’s season got underway in spectacular fashion, it has slowed to an early lull in the 2014-15 campaign as the team is currently awaiting its third game against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. The Wild, who haven’t played since defeating the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday, are now entering the murderer’s row as far as the competition coming up...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Sign Jonas Dubin

#489866397 / The Minnesota Wild took a big step on Sunday to ensure a strong defensive future by signing Jonas Brodin to a six-year, $25 million contract extension. The deal locks him up through 2021 and signals a move by a Minnesota franchise serious about maintaining a high level of play. A vital member of the Wild’s first blue-line pairing with Ryan Suter...
Via Beyond The Benches
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Brodin Signs Six-Year Extension With Minnesota Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Jonas Brodin to a six-year contract extension. The deal was announced Sunday. Brodin has started his third season with the Wild, who drafted him out of Karlstad, Sweden, with the 10th overall pick in 2011. He joined the team as a 19-year-old, the youngest defenseman in the NHL who led all rookies in average ice time with...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild bury Avalanche in season opener

Wow. That’s all that really needs to be said after the Minnesota Wild dismantled the Colorado Avalanche in its season and home opener at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday night. The Wild displayed both depth and tenacity for 60 minutes while chasing Semyon Varlamov from the net in a 5-0 victory. Zach Parise started off the season on the right foot by scoring a goal and adding a pair...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov takes photos with fans while on the bench

After helping lead the team into the playoffs last season after being a late roster addition, the Minnesota Wild brought back Ilya Bryzgalov for a training camp tryout heading into this season, partly due to the uncertainty of the team’s goaltending situation. During Monday night’s exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Xcel Energy Center […] The post Wild goalie...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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