Canucks: Vancouver Drops Wild with OT Win, Advances to Playoffs

On a night full of some ridiculous hockey and even more ridiculous comebacks, the Vancouver Canucks closed the door on the Minnesota Wild with a 5-4 overtime victory to clinch a playoff berth. Chris Tanev secured the win for the Canucks, scoring just 11 seconds into the extra frame with a slick wrister from theContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Drops Wild with OT Win, Advances to Playoffs”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild. These two teams renew a storiedContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild will take to 2019-2020 with Bill Guerin as their general manager. He replaced Paul Fenton, who was fired in late July after 14 months on the job. Guerin has experience with the Pittsburgh Penguins, having served in their front office for the past eight seasons. He was assistant general manager for theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild”

What Went Wrong: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild waved goodbye to the post-season in 2018-2019, but it was the first time since 2011-2012 they fell short. They saw their chances dissolve on April 2 of 2019, with the Colorado Avalanche holding the keys to the kingdom. The Wild finished with 83 points, one shy of the Chicago Blackhawks and sevenContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Minnesota Wild”

Minnesota’s Dubnyk Listed Week-to-Week

Minnesota Wild netminder Devan Dubnyk is listed as week-to-week with a lower body injury, the team announced Thursday. The goalie made 10 saves against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday before leaving the game after the first period. Alex Stalock was his replacement and will likely be the man going forward in Minnesota as Dubnyk makesContinue reading “Minnesota’s Dubnyk Listed Week-to-Week”