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Charlie Coyle was at the center of one of the major trades in Wild history. On draft night 2011 — at Xcel Energy Center — he was obtained from San Jose. Here's a breakdown of the trade six years later.

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December 17, 2020
Charlie Coyle was at the center of one of the major trades in Wild history. On draft night 2011 — at Xcel Energy Center — he was obtained from San Jose. Here's a breakdown of the trade six years later.

The Wild's deal for Charlie Coyle

December 17, 2020
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Charlie Coyle was at the center of one of the major trades in Wild history. On draft night 2011 — at Xcel Energy Center — he was obtained from San Jose. Here's a breakdown of the trade six years later.
Wild
February 22
Standouts moving to state, standing out at hockey tourney hardly a new thing

Standouts moving to state, standing out at hockey tourney hardly a new thing

Tournament teams have been bolstered by standout players from Manitoba, Ontario, Wisconsin and even Europe since at least the 1950's
Sports
December 8, 2020
Bill Guerin has been the Wild’s general manager since August, 2019.

Whistleblower lawsuit against Pittsburgh Penguins mentions Wild GM Bill Guerin

Jarrod Skalde's suit claims he was told to "stay quiet" after reporting coach's assault.
Sports
December 8, 2020
Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (20) battled Vancouver’s Jay Beagle as the teams met in an NHL postseason game in Edmonton on Aug. 2. The Wild’s season

For the Wild, waiting is the hardest part

Players seem ready for the NHL season to begin, but the coronavirus pandemic continues to delay the start.
Wild
December 7, 2020
Should the Wild look into playing games outside at TCF Bank Stadium?

Should the Wild look into playing games outside at TCF Bank Stadium?

Per a recent report: "Several NHL teams are are exploring the possibility of playing some 2020-21 home games in outdoor venues."
Star Tribune Wild beat writer Sarah McLellan in front of her closet in her hotel in Edmonton, Alberta. This was from Day 9 in quarantine.
Bubble hockey Sarah McLellan's letters: 14 days in Canadian quarantine
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Daily letters from hockey writer Sarah McLellan to her father from her 14 days of quarantine in an Edmonton hotel room.
Wild
December 4, 2020
Wild winger Zuccarello has arm surgery, likely will miss training camp

Wild winger Zuccarello has arm surgery, likely will miss training camp

Whenever the Wild convenes for training camp, the team won't have right winger Mats Zuccarello on the ice.
Sports
December 3, 2020
Russia's Kirill Kaprizov controls the puck during the Channel One Cup ice hockey match between Russia and Czech Republic in Moscow, Russia, Saturday,

Kirill Kaprizov settles in Minnesota as Wild waits for NHL season to begin

First round draft pick Marco Rossi will play for Austria in the World Junior Tournament.
Wild
December 3, 2020
Eric Staal celebrated a goal on Feb. 25 at Xcel Energy Center.

Wild trades fan-favorite Staal to Buffalo for Johansson

Eric Staal has played 16 NHL seasons, including the past four in Minnesota. He was traded to the Sabres for Marcus Johansson, a 10-year veteran who had nine goals in 60 games last season.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    St. Louis 2 0 0 4 -- 2-0-0
    Minnesota 2 0 0 4 -- 2-0-0
    Colorado 1 1 0 2 1-1-0 --
    Dallas 1 2 0 2 -- 1-2-0
    Chicago 0 2 1 1 -- 0-2-1
    Arizona 0 2 1 1 0-1-0 0-1-1
    Nashville 0 2 0 0 0-2-0 --
    Winnipeg 0 2 0 0 -- 0-2-0
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Edmonton 2 0 0 4 2-0-0 --
    Anaheim 2 1 0 4 1-1-0 1-0-0
    Vancouver 1 1 1 3 -- 1-1-1
    Seattle 1 2 1 3 -- 1-2-1
    San Jose 1 0 0 2 1-0-0 --
    Los Angeles 1 1 0 2 1-1-0 --
    Vegas 1 1 0 2 1-0-0 0-1-0
    Calgary 0 1 1 1 0-0-1 0-1-0
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Toronto 2 1 1 5 2-0-1 0-1-0
    Florida 2 0 0 4 2-0-0 --
    Buffalo 2 0 0 4 2-0-0 --
    Ottawa 2 1 0 4 2-0-0 0-1-0
    Tampa Bay 2 1 0 4 0-1-0 2-0-0
    Detroit 1 0 1 3 1-0-1 --
    Boston 1 0 0 2 1-0-0 --
    Montreal 0 3 0 0 0-1-0 0-2-0
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Pittsburgh 2 0 1 5 1-0-0 1-0-1
    NY Rangers 2 1 1 5 0-0-1 2-1-0
    Carolina 2 0 0 4 1-0-0 1-0-0
    Columbus 2 0 0 4 2-0-0 --
    Philadelphia 1 0 1 3 1-0-1 --
    Washington 1 0 1 3 1-0-1 --
    New Jersey 1 0 0 2 1-0-0 --
    NY Islanders 0 2 0 0 -- 0-2-0
  • Goals
    K. Fiala MIN 1
    M. Foligno MIN 1
    F. Gaudreau MIN 1
    R. Hartman MIN 1
    V. Rask MIN 1
  • Assists
    K. Kaprizov MIN 2
    J. Brodin MIN 1
    M. Dumba MIN 1
    K. Fiala MIN 1
    (4) Players 1
  • Points
    K. Fiala MIN 2
    M. Foligno MIN 2
    K. Kaprizov MIN 2
    J. Brodin MIN 1
    (7) Players 1
  • Saves
    C. Talbot MIN 57
  • Wins
    C. Talbot MIN 2
  • Goals
    T. Bertuzzi DET 4
    A. Kopitar LA 4
    S. Bennett FLA 3
    D. Heinen PIT 3
    (7) Players 3
  • Assists
    D. Doughty LA 5
    V. Hedman TB 5
    L. Draisaitl EDM 4
    S. Gostisbehere ARI 4
    (4) Players 4
  • Points
    A. Kopitar LA 7
    S. Stamkos TB 7
    J. Kyrou STL 6
    D. Doughty LA 6
    T. Bertuzzi DET 5
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Tokarski BUF .92
    C. Anderson BUF 1.00
    T. Greiss DET 1.00
    J. Swayman BOS 1.00
    J. Campbell TOR 1.18
  • Saves
    I. Shesterkin NYR 94
    P. Grubauer SEA 91
    J. Campbell TOR 82
    M. Smith EDM 81
    A. Vasilevskiy TB 81
  • Wins
    F. Andersen CAR 2
    J. Binnington STL 2
    S. Bobrovsky FLA 2
    J. Campbell TOR 2
    (7) Players 2
  • Sunday, October 17
    Ottawa 3, Dallas 2, F
  • Monday, October 18
    Philadelphia 6, Seattle 1, F NY Rangers 2, Toronto 1, F Anaheim 3, Calgary 2, F
    St. Louis 7, Arizona 4, F
  • Today, October 19
    Vancouver @ Buffalo San Jose @ Montreal Seattle @ New Jersey
    Dallas @ Pittsburgh Florida @ Tampa Bay Colorado @ Washington
    Columbus @ Detroit NY Islanders @ Chicago Winnipeg @ Minnesota
    Los Angeles @ Nashville Anaheim @ Edmonton
  • Wednesday, October 20
    Boston @ Philadelphia St. Louis @ Vegas
  • Thursday, October 21
    NY Islanders @ Columbus Colorado @ Florida Carolina @ Montreal
    Washington @ New Jersey San Jose @ Ottawa Calgary @ Detroit
    NY Rangers @ Nashville Anaheim @ Winnipeg Vancouver @ Chicago
    Edmonton @ Arizona
  • Friday, October 22
    San Jose @ Toronto Boston @ Buffalo Los Angeles @ Dallas
    Edmonton @ Vegas
  • Saturday, October 23
    NY Rangers @ Ottawa Calgary @ Washington Anaheim @ Minnesota
    Nashville @ Winnipeg Carolina @ Columbus Detroit @ Montreal
    Buffalo @ New Jersey Florida @ Philadelphia Toronto @ Pittsburgh
    Colorado @ Tampa Bay Los Angeles @ St. Louis NY Islanders @ Arizona
    Vancouver @ Seattle
  • Sunday, October 24
    San Jose @ Boston Nashville @ Minnesota Detroit @ Chicago
    NY Islanders @ Vegas
Sports
December 2, 2020
Star Tribune Wild beat writer Sarah McLellan in front of her closet in her hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, on July 26,2020.

Day 9: Fashion and more. Meeting challenges of Canada quarantine

Two big suitcases and a large duffel bag were a key for Wild hockey writer Sarah McLellan, who is in the second week of a 14-day quarantine in Edmonton.
Wild
November 16, 2020
Wild's new alternate jersey features a North Stars theme

Wild's new alternate jersey features a North Stars theme

The NHL and adidas released throwback uniforms for all 31 teams on Monday morning ... but still doesn't have a plan for the return of the season.
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Wild
November 10, 2020
Mitchell Miller

NHL team gives up draft rights, UND removes player in racist bullying case

The Arizona Coyotes have renounced draft rights to Mitchell Miller, who was also kicked off the UND hockey team, over a conviction for repeatedly abusing a Black schoolmate with a developmental disability.
Golf
November 8, 2020
Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

The financial hits have been onerous and TV ratings plunged, but how have the sports entities handled holding competition at a time when the biggest foe has been the coronavirus.
Inspired
November 6, 2020
Emily Wiltzius had two pucks and gave them both away. She received 26 more from the Minnesota Wild for her kindness.

Cutest Wild fans demonstrate 'Minnesota Nice' in viral video

For their kindness, the kids were surprised with new gear and game tickets from Wild player Jason Zucker and his wife, Carly.
Wild
November 4, 2020

Wild extends ECHL affiliation with Allen Americans

The Allen Americans will remain the Wild's ECHL affiliate for next season, the Wild announced Wednesday.
Sports
October 30, 2020
Mitchell Miller

Arizona Coyotes renounce draft rights, North Dakota removes player from team over conviction for bullying Black classmate

The Arizona Coyotes said on Thursday that they had renounced the rights to their top pick in this year's NHL draft after a published report…
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
October 28, 2020
Wild loans first-round pick to Swiss team, but he'll return for training camp

Wild loans first-round pick to Swiss team, but he'll return for training camp

The Wild has loaned prospect Marco Rossi to the ZSC Lions in Switzerland, but the 19-year-old center will be allowed to join the Wild once NHL training camps start.
Wild
October 23, 2020
Wild signs first-round pick Rossi to entry-level contract

Wild signs first-round pick Rossi to entry-level contract

The Wild signed the No.9 overall pick in this year's draft to a three-year, entry-level deal Friday.
Wild
October 23, 2020
Wild re-signs defenseman Louie Belpedio to one-year contract

Wild re-signs defenseman Louie Belpedio to one-year contract

The Wild has locked up its last restricted free agent who needed a contract for next season, signing defenseman Louie Belpedio to a one-year, two-way contract.
Wild
October 22, 2020
Dallas Stars fans watched the NHL Winter Classic at the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1, 2020.

NHL calls off Wild's Jan. 1 Winter Classic game at Target Field

The Wild was scheduled to play the St. Louis Blues at Target Field on January 1, but plans for that game and the NHL All-Star Game have been put on hold.
Wild
October 21, 2020
The Minnesota Golden Gophers women's hockey team played Ohio State in an outdoor game on Minnesota Hockey Day Saturday at Parade Stadium in Minneapoli

Hockey Day Minnesota 2021 in Mankato postponed until '22

The pandemic has caused the event to be postponed for a year, with plans for the day-long celebration of hockey to be held in 2022 at Minnesota State's football stadium.
Minnesota Whitecaps co-head coach Ronda Engelhardt spoke to her players during practice.
Whitecaps hockey Women's pro hockey: Minnesota Whitecaps join the NWHL
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Wild
October 20, 2020
Whitecaps captain Winny Brodt Brown

At age 42, Whitecaps captain Winny Brown Brodt returning to team

The team captain and former Roseville and Gophers star was joined by defender Lisa Martinson and forward Stephanie Anderson in re-signing with the NWHL club.