The Minnesota Wild Are Learning The Hard Way: You Can't Buy A Cup

When the Minnesota Wild made the only real splash in team history by signing the top two free agents of the Class of 2012, people thought it would usher in a change for the troubled franchise. They were right. Instead of just missing the postseason, the Wild are primed to bow out early in the playoffs for years to… » 5/12/14 1:54pm 5/12/14 1:54pm

Nathan MacKinnon Continues To Dazzle, Nets OT Winner

Nathan MacKinnon scored the game-winning goal, giving the Avalanche a 4-3 win in Game 5 and a 3-2 series lead over the Minnesota Wild. After an impressive debut, and a great follow-up in Game 2, the Avalanche rookie added to his short (though fast-growing) playoff resume with a three-point performance capped off by… » 4/27/14 1:29pm 4/27/14 1:29pm

Nathan MacKinnon Shows The Grown-Ups How It's Done

The Avs pulled off a thrilling win in Game 1 of their series with Minnesota last night, scoring the tying goal with 13 seconds left and winning it 7:27 into overtime. Neither could have happened without rookie Nathan MacKinnon, playing his first big-boy playoff hockey with the coolness of someone twice his age. » 4/18/14 10:31am 4/18/14 10:31am

Dipshit Hockey Player Murders Grizzly Bear For Sport

Sorry everyone, but today's Bear Friday news is a big fucking bummer, and we have Minnesota Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner to thank for it. That's because Clayton Stoner thought it would be cool to go to British Columbia, shoot a grizzly bear, and then take some pictures of himself holding up the bear's severed head… » 9/06/13 3:12pm 9/06/13 3:12pm

Zach Parise And Ryan Suter Slip Through A Massive NHL Loophole, Before…

The Minnesota Wild signed both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter yesterday, and more power to them. Hockey's always better when a Minnesota team is good. The formerly thrifty Wild already have the second-highest payroll in the league, but their salary cap hits won't be nearly as brutal as they ought to be. That's because the… » 7/05/12 12:05pm 7/05/12 12:05pm

Devin Setoguchi Falls On His Ass In Season's Worst Shootout Attempt

The Wild, down three with four minutes remaining in regulation, miraculously sent the game to overtime on Devin Setoguchi's goal with ten seconds left. It's hero and goat for Setoguchi, who wiped out on Minnesota's last shootout attempt. Since forward progress was stopped, Carey Price didn't need to make a stick… » 3/02/12 9:40am 3/02/12 9:40am