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Minnesota Wild: 'We have to keep pushing' in Game 4
Minnesota's Mikko Koivu, top left, goes after the puck with Colorado's Andre Benoit, lower left, while pursued by Colorado's Jamie McGinn as fans watch in the second period during Game 3 at Xcel Energy Center on Monday, April 21, 2014.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Mikael Granlund has his moments for Wild
Selected ninth overall in the 2010 draft, Granlund didn't come to the NHL right away.
Cooke faces long suspension for vicious knee-on-knee hit
Minnesota Wild forward Mikael Granlund celebrates with his teammates after his game-winning overtime goal against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., April 21, 2014.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Mile High Hockey
Game 3 Recap: Epic Douchebaggery leads the Wild to Victory
FYI, Ladies and Gentlemen, this is not going to be a PG, or SFW recap. There will be copious swearing.
Minnesota Wild's game plan: 'Make it hard' on Avs' top line
Wild fans already are tired of Paul Stastny, Gabe Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon, the top Colorado line that has skated circles around Minnesota in two playoff games.
Mile High Sticking
Avalanche Preview: Game Three at Minnesota Wild
As of this preview, mum is still the word on whether or not Ilya Bryzgalov will be back in net as the Game Three starter.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
MacKinnon has four points, Avs beat Wild 4-2 to take 2-0 lead in series
Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 2-0 series lead.
Wild caught flat-footed in loss to Avalanche
One game after Colorado Avalanche star Nathan Mac- Kinnon assisted on three goals in a Game 1 victory, the Wild again had no answer for the teenager.
Gabriel Landeskog, Avalanche hold off Wild in Game 2
GAME 2: Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild with teammates Paul Stastny and Nathan MacKinnon in the second period on Saturday in Denver.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Wild aims to rebound after blowing 2-goal lead in 3rd period of Game 1
Perhaps feeling like they returned to the scene of the crime, Minnesota Wild players practiced for more than an hour Friday at the Pepsi Center.
Postgame: Wild gives Game 1 away
Michael Russo has covered the National Hockey League since 1995. He has covered the Minnesota Wild for the Star Tribune since 2005, after 10 years of covering the Florida Panthers for the Sun-Sentinel.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Get your game notes: Wild at Avalanche
Tonight on CNBC, it's the Colorado Avalanche hosting the Minnesota Wild starting at 9:30 p.m. ET.
On the Forecheck
NHL Playoffs: Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Preview
Back-to-back playoff appearances have the Minnesota Wild hoping that they've established themselves as a force to be reckoned with, and they do have three dangerous forwards up front in Jason Pominville , Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu , backed up by our old pal Ryan Suter on the blueline.
Mile High Sticking
The Defensive Zone: Get To Know The Minnesota Wild
The Colorado Avalanche square off against the Minnesota Wild tonight. Even though the two teams play in the same division and have met five times this year, it's possible that all fans might not know what to expect from the Wild in this seven game series.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Roy, Avs Anxious To Open Playoffs Against Wild
Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 postseason.
Gone Puck Wild
Minnesota Wild's Mikael Granlund Ready to Play Game One
Jan 30, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise is congratulated for his goal by left wing Dany Heatley and center Mikael Granlund on Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov in the first period at the Pepsi Center.
Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov is No. 1 in Minnesota Wild's universe
Much of Ilya Bryzgalov's thinking is done out loud, but he's no bore. When he talks, his Minnesota Wild teammates listen.
Wild Blog: Previewing The Playoffs Vs. Colorado
On April 8, the Minnesota Wild clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. What was yet to be determined was who their opponent in the first round would be.
The Miami Herald
Wild came around after leaders stepped up
But this much is indisputable: The Wild pulled its playoff hopes back from the precipice only one day after a March 28 team meeting, called by Parise and fellow captains Mikko Koivu and Ryan Suter.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The News Tribune
Yeo and his principles don't wilt
The temperature was below zero on that morning, Dec. 30, after the assistant coach spent a sleepless night following the Wild blowing a three-goal lead at home to the New York Islanders.