9:52 PM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
St. Paul Pioneer Press 5 hours ago
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper's confidence back to full strength

Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper's confidence back to full strength

The confidence usually exuded by Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper was in check as he practiced before the first-round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche.
Hockey Wilderness 10 hours ago

Cooke Hit Was Awful But Not a Conspiracy

Matt Cooke will get his day in front of the Department of Player Safety for an in-person hearing that will likely see him suspended for 5 or more games. I criticize those that defended the hit and those that thought it was anything more than one player acting alone. I'm...
Denver Post 3 hours ago

NHL dream to become reality for Avs call-up Joey Hishon

Joey Hishon, the talented but oft-injured 2010 first-round draft pick of the Avalanche, will make his NHL debut on Thursday as a fourth-line center in Game 4 against the Wild.
Denver Post 3 hours ago

Avs' Erik Johnson disgusted by Minnesota's Matt Cooke

ST. PAUL, minn. — After Minnesota Wild and Avalanche practice at the Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday, there was no word on the disciplinary hearing in New York for Wild forward Matt Cooke.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 6 hours ago
Niederreiter takes Cooke's spot on checking line; Cooke suspension length coming

Niederreiter takes Cooke's spot on checking line; Cooke suspension length coming

With Game 4 on Thursday, Nino Niederreiter will take Matt Cooke's spot on the key line with Erik Haula and Justin Fontaine. The Wild is still waiting for the outcome of today's suspension hearing.

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Minneapolis Star-Tribune 40 mins ago

Hartman: Wild owner Leipold likes team's direction

If the squad reaches the second round of the playoffs it will turn a profit this season, he said.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 3 hours ago
Tom Powers: Retaliation not in Avs' best interest

Tom Powers: Retaliation not in Avs' best interest

The Boogeyman must be laughing in that big penalty box in the sky.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 3 hours ago
Wild: Regular-season goals leaders quiet in playoffs

Wild: Regular-season goals leaders quiet in playoffs

When Wild winger Jason Pominville's overtime shot dinged off the post in a Game 1 loss to Colorado last week, it echoed in his head.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 4 hours ago
Minnesota Wild: Avs' Joe Hishon will make NHL debut in Game 4

Minnesota Wild: Avs' Joe Hishon will make NHL debut in Game 4

Game 4 of an increasingly nasty playoff series is a heck of a time to make your NHL debut, but for Colorado's 2010 first-round draft pick, Joey Hishon, opportunity knocks.

Matt Cooke suspended seven games by the NHL

Cooke won't play for the Wild for the foreseeable future
St. Paul Pioneer Press 6 hours ago
Minnesota Wild's Kyle Brodziak ready to put mistakes behind him

Minnesota Wild's Kyle Brodziak ready to put mistakes behind him

With emotions evaporated, Wild forward Kyle Brodziak said he's ready to put two tough playoff games behind him behind him for Thursday's Game 4 against Colorado at Xcel Energy Center.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 7 hours ago
Wild: Game 5 start time set for 8:30 p.m.

Wild: Game 5 start time set for 8:30 p.m.

The NHL set the start time for the Wild's Game 5 at Colorado Saturday for 8:30 p.m. CDT, the league announced. If necessary, Game 6 would be Monday at Xcel Energy Center and Game 7 would be Wednesday in Denver. Game times for those possible games have not been set.
Denver Post 21 hours ago
Wild returns to original game plan after falling behind Avalanche

Wild returns to original game plan after falling behind Avalanche

Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo was excited to see his team return to the original game plan in Monday's 1-0 overtime victory after losing its way in Colorado's 4-2 win in Game 2. Minnesota lost the series opener 5-4 in overtime despite outplaying the Avs in the first and second periods.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 21 hours ago

The importance of Game 4 for the Wild

Is Thursday's Game 4 the most important game the Wild franchise has played since Jacques Lemaire left town?
St. Paul Pioneer Press 22 hours ago

Matt Cooke's disciplinary history with the NHL

'GREATEST' HITS MATT COOKE'S DISCIPLINARY HISTORY WITH THE NHL:
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 22, 2014
View from Denver: Dirty Matt Cooke knows exactly what he's doing for Wild

View from Denver: Dirty Matt Cooke knows exactly what he's doing for Wild

In the NHL playoffs, it's not a series until there's somebody to hate.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 22, 2014

Minnesota Wild: Avs play on without Tyson Barrie

With Tyson Barrie clutching his withered left knee on the ice Monday night, the victim of a MCL injury after a vicious collision with Wild winger Matt Cooke, the Avalanche lost a scoring defenseman and key member of their power play.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 22, 2014
Minnesota Wild: Matt Cooke's hearing set for Wednesday in New York

Minnesota Wild: Matt Cooke's hearing set for Wednesday in New York

Punishment awaits Matt Cooke, and the Minnesota Wild are preparing for playoff battle without their agitating left-winger, who faces an NHL suspension for Monday night's knee-to-knee hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

Wild Player News

  • 9 Matt Cooke

    Matt Cooke

    Matt Cooke suspended seven games by the NHL

  • 2 Nino Niederreiter

    Nino Niederreiter

    Wild winger Nino Niederreiter to get first NHL shot at center

  • 1 Kyle Brodziak

    Kyle Brodziak

    Minnesota Wild's Kyle Brodziak ready to put mistakes behind him

  • 1 Jason Pominville

    Jason Pominville

    Wild: Regular-season goals leaders quiet in playoffs

  • 1 Erik Haula

    Erik Haula

    Niederreiter takes Cooke's spot on checking line; Cooke suspension length coming

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