6:19 PM EST, Sat February 06, 2016

Wild returns to ice with intense practice

A high-intensity practice Monday afternoon at Xcel Energy Center got a little more intense when Mikko Koivu and Matt Dumba started pushing and shoving.
Hockey Wilderness Jan 7, 2016

Flyers @ Wild, Line Combinations, Philadelphia Notes, Key Figures

The Wild return home to host the Flyers Captain Mikko Koivu skating for the #mnwild — Michael Russo (@Russostrib) January 7, 2016 Banged-up #mnwild players Nate Prosser and Ryan Carter skating for the #twoofus — Michael Russo (@Russostrib) January 7, 2016 #mnwild: Parise-Koivu-Zucker; Niederreiter-Granlund-Pominville; Vanek-Haula-Coyle; Porter-Stoll-Carter — Michael Russo (@Russostrib) January 7, 2016 Line Combinations There were a lot of banged up bodies over the last road trip but Minnesota is close to getting healthy. For starters, Mikko Koivu (who was in the...

Mikko Koivu good to go after scary incident two nights ago

The Wild captain was spitting up blood, but other than soreness, has checked out OK and will play tonight against the Flyers.
Hockey Wilderness Jan 7, 2016

Game 40: Wild vs Flyers

One stop shop for all things Wild vs Flyers! As Wild fans, we're going to be spending our day collectively holding our breath waiting on the status of Mikko Koivu. The Wild's captain took an awkward fall into the boards early in Tuesday's game at Columbus and was hospitalized after spitting up blood. The hospitalization was called a precaution, and the Wild should release more information as to his status later today. While Zach Parise is probably the Wild's best player, Koivu is probably the one most essential to this team. And it's not for intangibles, either. Not only has...

Wild: Mikko Koivu skates with team, hopes to play Thursday's game

Mikko Koivu skated with the Wild at the team's Thursday morning practice, and indications were that he is expected to play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center, 48 hours after being hospitalized following a hit in a game.
Hockey Wilderness Jan 7, 2016

Wild vs. Flyers: Game preview, how to watch, tale of the tape

We break down everything there is to know about tonight's Wild game. As Wild fans, we're going to be spending our day collectively holding our breath waiting on the status of Mikko Koivu. The Wild's captain took an awkward fall into the boards early in Tuesday's game at Columbus and was hospitalized after spitting up blood. The hospitalization was called a precaution, and the Wild should release more information as to his status later today. While Zach Parise is probably the Wild's best player, Koivu is probably the one most essential to this team. And it's not for...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 7, 2016

Wilderness Walk: Game Day Edition

The Wild are set to face off against against the Flyers at the X before heading to Dallas on Saturday. Mikko Koivu's status is still up in the air, Devan Dubnyk is heading to Music City as an All-Star and the Philadelphia Flyers are in town for the Wild's shortest homestand of the year.  Next up will be a visit to Dallas on Saturday before coming back to the X for 3 games next week.  It was a fairly busy news day for your Wild. Dubnyk will be the lone representative in the new-look 3-on-3 All-Star game.  To the dismay of many Wild and Nashville fans, Ryan Suter will not be booed during...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 6, 2016

Wilderness Walk: Zach Is Back

The Alternate Captain stepped up in the absence of the Kaptain, and put the team on his back to earn 2 points while showing resolve. First things first, let's get this out of the way: Hearing Mikko Koivu was released from the hospital and will be flying home with the #mnwild. As of now, undisclosed injury — Michael Russo (@Russostrib) January 6, 2016 Mikko Koivu went hard into the boards less than 90 seconds into the game with collision points on the back of his head and down his back.  His status was not known until after the game, but flying home with the team is a good sign for...

Wild Minute: Parise hat trick leads team after Koivu hurt

With Mikko Koivu injured and taken to a local hospital, the Wild's other heart and soul scored three times in a win at Columbus

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