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Parise gets winner for Wild in home opener over Sharks, 4-1

Zach Parise helped arrange for Devan Dubnyks family to attend the game.

Joel Eriksson Ek should get next tryout as Wild's No. 1 center

Joel Eriksson Ek might not be the perfect fit between Kirill Kaprizov and Zach Parise, but his developing game could be the teams best bet to get the puck on the sticks of those goal scorers.

Wild rookie Kirill Kaprizov appreciates Zach Parise's mentorship

Zach Parise has been riding shotgun with rookie Kirill Kaprizov since training camp opened, and he remained in lockstep with Kaprizov during the 23-year-old's dazzling three-point NHL debut Thursday
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Evason going to keep Wild lineup fluid

Evason going to keep Wild lineup fluid

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/ Throughout this shortened season, the Minnesota head coach is going to be doing a lot of experimentation. Heading into the third period of the Minnesota Wild’s season opener against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, head coach Dean Evason spotted something that wasn’t working the way he wanted and decided to switch things up. In between Zach Parise and Kirill Kaprizov on the top line, Nick Bjugstad was slotted in to start the game, but in the final 20 minutes, he decided to put former healthy scratch Victor Rask up there with the big...

Wild's projected forward lines, defensive pairings for season opener against Kings

Zach Parise, Nick Bjugstad and Kirill Kaprizov are the expected top-line forwards.

Nick Bjugstad comes home to Wild and returns to top line

Blaine native Nick Bjugstad struggled last year in Pittsburgh but he sees a return home with a spot between Zach Parise and Kirill Kaprizov as a golden opportunity.

Wild gets Zach Parise work at the faceoff dot for power plays

The team will give added emphasis to special teams with the season opener only a week away.

Zach Parise would have liked Wild captaincy, but applauds choice of Jared Spurgeon

Team hits the ice for first practice as it gets ready for 2021 NHL season.

Defenseman Jared Spurgeon will be new Wild captain

Zach Parise and Ryan Suter will continue as alternate captains as the team prepares for a shortened season.

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Wild Player News

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    Joel Eriksson Ek

    Wild gets outmuscled by improving Kings

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    Kirill Kaprizov

    Gameday Thread: Wild vs. Kings (7:00 PM CT)

  • 1

    Cam Talbot

    Wild’s Backup Goaltender Kahkonen Stands Tall

  • 1

    Kaapo Kahkonen

    Recap: Wild fall short against Kings

  • 1

    Alex Stalock

    Wild’s Backup Goaltender Kahkonen Stands Tall

  • Ian Cole

    A day after trade, defenseman Ian Cole steps into Wild lineup

  • Zach Parise

    Parise gets winner for Wild in home opener over Sharks, 4-1

  • Marcus Foligno

    Wild rookie Kirill Kaprizov practices as hard as he plays

  • Marco Rossi

    Marco Rossi's Wild debut on hold after injury at world junior tournament

  • Jared Spurgeon

    Wild excited for 'different' home opener vs. Devan Dubnyk, Sharks