Luke Kunin (19) is in the center of congratulations for Minnesota's sixth and final goal of the game beating Edmonton 6-5.

Unsure if he'd play, Staal's tie-breaking goal sparks Wild to win over Oilers

Center Eric Staal didn't know if he'd suit up until after he got on the ice Thursday morning. He'd left the previous game in the first period following a collision along the boards with an official.

A goal, assist and fight give Wild's Greenway a Gordie Howe hat trick

9:27am
The Wild's Jordan Greenway (18) and the Oilers' Darnell Nurse (25) got into a brawl in the second period Thursday night.
"When he plays physical, he's into the game more and good things usually happen for him," coach Bruce Boudreau said. "So we hope he plays like that more often."

Postgame: Wild quiets Oilers' McDavid, Draisaitl

December 12
Postgame: Wild quiets Oilers' McDavid, Draisaitl
Edmonton's Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl combined for only three points in a losing effort to the Wild.
Wild
5:14pm
Devan Dubnyk

Dubnyk will be with Wild on road trip; 'hope' is to play

Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk hasn't played since Nov. 16 while dealing with his wife's medical situation. I've got everything lined up at home,'' he said. "I'm looking forward to getting back with the guys.''
Wild
December 13
Not all offseason bonding exercises with pro sports teams prove successful, as the Timberwolves and Wild have demonstrated at times this year.

Souhan: Team bonding a sweet idea that hasn't shown much success

The Wolves and Wild engaged in relationship-building getaways during the offseason, but any success from such gatherings hasn't been visible to the ticket-buying public.
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Wild
December 13

Wild scores late, holds on to defeat Edmonton

The Wild beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center.
Wild
December 13

Wild-Edmonton game recap

Wild center Eric Staal, after being a game-time decision to play, scored and recorded an assist.
Wild
December 12
Minnesota Wild's Luke Kunin, center, is surrounded by teammates after scoring a goal against the Edmonton Oilers in the third period of an NHL hockey

Wild hangs on for win over Oilers

Coach Bruce Boudreau recaps the 6-5 win over the Oilers Thursday.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    St. Louis 19 8 6 44 9-4-3 10-4-3
    Colorado 20 8 3 43 9-3-2 11-5-1
    Winnipeg 19 11 2 40 9-5-1 10-6-1
    Dallas 18 11 3 39 12-4-1 6-7-2
    Minnesota 15 12 5 35 8-1-3 7-11-2
    Nashville 14 11 5 33 9-5-4 5-6-1
    Chicago 12 14 6 30 7-7-3 5-7-3
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Arizona 19 11 4 42 8-7-1 11-4-3
    Calgary 18 12 4 40 10-3-2 8-9-2
    Edmonton 18 12 4 40 8-5-3 10-7-1
    Vegas 16 13 5 37 8-6-3 8-7-2
    Vancouver 16 12 4 36 8-4-3 8-8-1
    San Jose 15 17 2 32 9-8-0 6-9-2
    Anaheim 13 15 4 30 8-7-2 5-8-2
    Los Angeles 13 18 2 28 10-6-1 3-12-1
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Boston 20 7 6 46 12-1-5 8-6-1
    Buffalo 16 11 6 38 10-3-3 6-8-3
    Montreal 15 11 6 36 8-7-3 7-4-3
    Tampa Bay 16 11 3 35 8-6-1 8-5-2
    Florida 15 11 5 35 9-6-2 6-5-3
    Toronto 15 14 4 34 7-4-4 8-10-0
    Ottawa 13 17 2 28 8-5-0 5-12-2
    Detroit 8 22 3 19 5-11-1 3-11-2
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Washington 23 5 5 51 9-3-4 14-2-1
    NY Islanders 21 7 2 44 12-2-1 9-5-1
    Carolina 19 11 2 40 10-5-0 9-6-2
    Pittsburgh 18 10 4 40 13-4-2 5-6-2
    Philadelphia 17 9 5 39 10-2-4 7-7-1
    NY Rangers 16 12 3 35 8-6-2 8-6-1
    Columbus 12 14 5 29 8-8-1 4-6-4
    New Jersey 9 16 5 23 4-7-5 5-9-0
  • Goals
    Z. Parise MIN 12
    J. Zucker MIN 12
    E. Staal MIN 9
    L. Kunin MIN 7
    M. Zuccarello MIN 7
  • Assists
    R. Suter MIN 15
    E. Staal MIN 14
    J. Spurgeon MIN 13
    J. Brodin MIN 11
    (2) Players 11
  • Points
    J. Zucker MIN 23
    E. Staal MIN 23
    Z. Parise MIN 18
    M. Zuccarello MIN 18
    R. Suter MIN 18
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    A. Stalock MIN 2.91
    D. Dubnyk MIN 3.36
  • Saves
    A. Stalock MIN 436
    D. Dubnyk MIN 350
    K. Kahkonen MIN 135
  • Wins
    A. Stalock MIN 8
    D. Dubnyk MIN 4
    K. Kahkonen MIN 3
  • Goals
    D. Pastrnak BOS 26
    J. Eichel BUF 22
    A. Ovechkin WAS 21
    L. Draisaitl EDM 20
    C. McDavid EDM 20
  • Assists
    C. McDavid EDM 37
    L. Draisaitl EDM 35
    J. Carlson WAS 33
    B. Marchand BOS 30
    N. MacKinnon COL 29
  • Points
    C. McDavid EDM 57
    L. Draisaitl EDM 55
    N. MacKinnon COL 48
    B. Marchand BOS 48
    D. Pastrnak BOS 46
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    T. Jarry PIT 1.75
    D. Kuemper ARI 1.97
    B. Bishop DAL 2.03
    T. Greiss NYI 2.16
    T. Rask BOS 2.24
  • Saves
    D. Rittich CGY 755
    F. Andersen TOR 741
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 737
    C. Price MON 683
    B. Holtby WAS 672
  • Wins
    B. Holtby WAS 16
    F. Andersen TOR 15
    C. Hellebuyck WPG 15
    D. Rittich CGY 15
    (2) Players 14
  • Wednesday, December 11
    Washington 3, Boston 2, F Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, F Colorado 3, Philadelphia 1, F
  • Thursday, December 12
    Buffalo 4, Nashville 3, F NY Islanders 3, Florida 1, F Pittsburgh 1, Columbus 0, F
    Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2, F Detroit 5, Winnipeg 2, F Minnesota 6, Edmonton 5, F
    St. Louis 4, Vegas 2, F Arizona 5, Chicago 2, F Calgary 4, Toronto 2, F
    Los Angeles 2, Anaheim 1, F Vancouver 1, Carolina 0, F NY Rangers 6, San Jose 3, F
  • Today, December 13
    Vegas 1, Dallas 1, 2nd, 14:08 New Jersey 0, Colorado 0, 1st, 11:54
  • Saturday, December 14
    Buffalo @ NY Islanders Columbus @ Ottawa NY Rangers @ Anaheim
    Carolina @ Calgary Dallas @ Nashville Toronto @ Edmonton
    Philadelphia @ Minnesota Boston @ Florida Detroit @ Montreal
    Los Angeles @ Pittsburgh Washington @ Tampa Bay New Jersey @ Arizona
    Chicago @ St. Louis Vancouver @ San Jose
  • Sunday, December 15
    Philadelphia @ Winnipeg Minnesota @ Chicago Los Angeles @ Detroit
    Vancouver @ Vegas
  • Monday, December 16
    Washington @ Columbus Ottawa @ Florida Nashville @ NY Rangers
    Colorado @ St. Louis Edmonton @ Dallas
  • Tuesday, December 17
    Los Angeles @ Boston Nashville @ NY Islanders Anaheim @ Philadelphia
    Ottawa @ Tampa Bay Buffalo @ Toronto Columbus @ Detroit
    Carolina @ Winnipeg Pittsburgh @ Calgary Montreal @ Vancouver
    Minnesota @ Vegas Arizona @ San Jose
  • Wednesday, December 18
    Anaheim @ New Jersey Colorado @ Chicago Edmonton @ St. Louis
Wild
December 12
Jason Zucker of the Wild looked for a shot on Tuesday against Anaheim.

With Koivu and Staal out, Donato getting bigger role with Wild

Donato was promoted to work between wingers Zach Parise and Kevin Fiala. He took advantage of the opportunity by scoring the game-tying goal against Anaheim on Tuesday.
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Wild
December 12
Staal a game-time decision, Dubnyk skates at morning workout

Staal a game-time decision, Dubnyk skates at morning workout

Center Eric Staal, who was injured Tuesday in the 3-2 shootout loss to the Ducks, may play vs Edmonton. Devan Dubnyk hopes to be with the team on its next road trip.
Wild
December 11

Wild-Edmonton game preview

The Wild extended its point streak on home ice to 10 games (7-0-3) Tuesday but went 0-for-5 on the power play.
Wild
December 11
Wild amateur scout, Hall of Famer Lapointe diagnosed with oral cancer

Wild amateur scout, Hall of Famer Lapointe diagnosed with oral cancer

The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that former defenseman, Hall of Famer and current Wild amateur scout Guy Lapointe was diagnosed with oral cancer.
Wild
December 11
Wild captain Mikko Koivu gave his daughter a kiss as he was honored Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center for having played 1,000 games.

Souhan: Wild honors cool-as-ice captain Koivu

Koivu is a Minnesota rarity because of the oddity of his career. He was good and durable enough to play in 1,000 games, and understated enough to avoid fame.
Wild
December 11
Mikko Koivu got a hug from former teammate Marian Gaborik as he was honored for his 1,000th game. “We had fun memories,” Gaborik said.

Four former teammates return to honor Wild captain Koivu

Niklas Backstrom, Kyle Brodziak, Marian Gaborik and Nick Schultz surprised Mikko Koivu during a pregame ceremony on the ice.
Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle, left, is congratulated by teammates Thomas Vanek, of Austria, and Matt Dumba, right, after scoring during the third pe
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Wild
December 11
Max Comtois of the Ducks scored the deciding goal on Wild goalie Kaapo Kahkonen in the shootout. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – S

Wild picks up point, succumbs to Ducks in shootout

Anaheim converted its first two shootout chances on Kaapo Kahkonen, while the Wild failed twice.
Wild
December 11
Minnesota Wild's Ryan Donato, left, and Anaheim Ducks' Josh Manson collide in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in St. P

Wild salvages a point in shootout loss to Ducks

Coach Bruce Boudreau recaps the 3-2 shootout loss to the Ducks on Tuesday.
Wild
December 10
Wild goalie Kaapo Kahkonen made a save in the second period against the Ducks on Tuesday.

Postgame: Wild's power play woes a sore spot in shootout loss to Ducks

The Wild went 0-for-5 with the man advantage Tuesday, blowing chances late in the third period and in overtime.
Wild
December 10

Wild-Anaheim game recap

Ducks winger Rickard Rakell scored and capitalized in the shootout.
Wild
December 10

Wild falls to Anaheim in shootout

The Wild rallied back from a 2-0 deficit, but eventually lost to the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in a shootout at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night.
Wild
December 10

Wild's Mikko Koivu honored for playing in 1000th NHL game

Several former teammates were on hand at Xcel Energy Center to celebrate Koivu's recent achievement.
Wild
December 10
Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen made his NHL debut Nov. 26 at New Jersey. He won that game, and his next start at Florida as well.

Kaapo Kahkonen taking advantage of unexpected opportunity with Wild

Destined for another season of seasoning in the AHL, Kahkonen was promoted to the Wild last month when starter Devan Dubnyk stepped away from the team.
Wild
December 10
Woodbury's Menell to make NHL debut with Wild vs. Ducks

Woodbury's Menell to make NHL debut with Wild vs. Ducks

Defenseman Brennan Menell will be the third Wild player to make his NHL debut this season.
Wild
December 9
Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf.

Wild-Anaheim game preview

The Wild is beginning a three-game homestand that's long overdue.
Final, 12/12 1 2 3 F
Edmonton 18-12-4 1 1 3 5
Minnesota 15-12-5 2 2 2 6

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