1:10 PM EDT, Tue September 19, 2017
FOX Sports 12 hours ago
Wild open preseason with 3-2 shootout win

Wild open preseason with 3-2 shootout win

The puck dropped on the Minnesota Wild's 2017-18 season, and the Wild picked up a 3-2 shootout win over the Winnipeg Jets.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 13 hours ago
Wild beat Jets in shootout in preseason opener

Wild beat Jets in shootout in preseason opener

In their opening game of the NHL preseason, the Wild earned a 3-2 shootout win over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ryan Malone, who hasn’t played an NHL game in more than two years, scored the winning goal in the shootout. Steve Michaek earned the win between the pipes, […]
The Hockey Writers 15 hours ago

Minnesota Wild Sign Mikko Koivu to Contract Extension

The Minnesota Wild and captain Mikko Koivu have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension worth $11 million starting in the 2018-19 season, the Wild announced Monday. The deal comes with a cap hit of $5.5 million per season following the seven-year contract that Koivu is set to complete this season that came with […]
FOX Sports 15 hours ago

Wild, Koivu agree to 2-year, $11M extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild and captain Mikko Koivu have agreed to a two-year, $11 million contract extension.
FOX Sports 16 hours ago
Wild agree to 2-year extension with captain Mikko Koivu

Wild agree to 2-year extension with captain Mikko Koivu

Mikko Koivu signs an extension worth $11 million with the Minnesota Wild through 2020.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 16 hours ago
Mikko Koivu, Wild agree on two-year contract extension

Mikko Koivu, Wild agree on two-year contract extension

After his most successful season in more than five years, Wild captain Mikko Koivu has agreed to a two-year, $11 million contract extension that will keep him with the team through 2020. It essentially guarantees the 34-year-old will finish his career with the Wild after being chosen No. 6 overall by the team in the […]
St. Paul Pioneer Press 20 hours ago
Wild backup goalies: Meet Niklas Svedberg, the guy trying to take Alex Stalock’s job

Wild backup goalies: Meet Niklas Svedberg, the guy trying to take Alex Stalock’s job

Goaltender Niklas Svedberg could walk around the Twin Cities in broad daylight and easily go unnoticed. He isn’t exactly a household name around these parts after spending the past two years playing in Russia. That said, there’s a chance the 28-year-old Swede could be the solution to the backup goaltender problem that plagued the Wild all […]
St. Paul Pioneer Press 22 hours ago
Wild captain Mikko Koivu misses practice with foot injury

Wild captain Mikko Koivu misses practice with foot injury

With the Wild already missing veteran winger Zach Parise for the start of training camp, there was some initial concern Monday when veteran center Mikko Koivu was also conspicuously absent during the morning session. Coach Bruce Boudreau washed away those worries afterward, confirming that Koivu has lace bite, essentially a form of tendinitis that causes […]
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 23 hours ago

Undrafted college stars Amile Jefferson, Melo Trimble signed by Timberwolves

The two players will report to training camp on Friday with the team.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 18, 2017

Wild sign 18-year-old goaltender Dereck Baribeau to entry-level deal

After impressing during the Traverse City Prospect Tournament, 18-year-old goaltender Dereck Baribeau has earned a three-year, entry-level contract with the Wild. Baribeau was the No. 10-ranked North American goaltender in the 2017 NHL Draft, according to NHL Central Scouting. He went undrafted after playing last season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He […]
FOX Sports Sep 17, 2017
The Steelers busted out a must-see 'roll the dice' TD celebration against the Vikings

The Steelers busted out a must-see 'roll the dice' TD celebration against the Vikings

Pittsburghs Ben Roethlisberger connects with Martavis Bryant for the 27-yard TD, and JuJu Smith-Schuster notches his 1st career touchdown in Steelers 26-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
FOX Sports Sep 17, 2017
Steelers defense turning heads, Vikings struggle without QB

Steelers defense turning heads, Vikings struggle without QB

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree was so locked in to his assignment, that he had no clue the Minnesota Vikings started Case Keenum for injured quarterback Sam Bradford until the second series of Pittsburgh's 26-9 victory on Sunday, when Dupree found himself chasing the sub.

Chris Wright will become Minnesota United CEO, leaving Timberwolves

Native of England worked for NBA team for 26 years.
FOX Sports Sep 17, 2017
Minus injured Bradford, Vikings sputter in loss to Steelers

Minus injured Bradford, Vikings sputter in loss to Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Case Keenum learned he was going to start on the road against a Super Bowl contender a few hours before kickoff. It hardly rattled the Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback. It's what he signed up for when he joined the Vikings as a backup following two uneven seasons with the Rams.
FOX Sports Sep 17, 2017
Steelers shut down Bradford-less Vikings in 26-9 victory (Sep 17, 2017)

Steelers shut down Bradford-less Vikings in 26-9 victory (Sep 17, 2017)

PITTSBURGH (AP) Ben Roethlisberger threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes, Le'Veon Bell ran for 87 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers kept the Minnesota Vikings in check during a 26-9 victory on Sunday.

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