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6 hrs ago | Canada.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Marco Scandella, NHL Players, Gabriel Landeskog, Nathan MacKinnon

6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Marco Scandella, Jared Spurgeon, Colorado Avalanche, Gabriel Landeskog

6 hrs ago | CBC News

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Marco Scandella, NHL Players, Gabriel Landeskog, Nathan MacKinnon

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Camera

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Marco Scandella, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Colorado Avalanche, Ryan O'Reilly

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, Jared Spurgeon, NHL Northwest Division

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MSNBC

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Patrick Roy

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly, Patrick Roy

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Colorado Avalanche, Nathan MacKinnon

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Minnesota Wild, Semyon Varlamov, Jan Hejda

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Colorado Avalanche, Semyon Varlamov

TwinCities

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Josh Harding, Ilya Bryzgalov, NHL Northwest Division

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Jared Spurgeon, NHL Northwest Division

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Mikko Koivu (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ryan Suter (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Jared Spurgeon, Clayton Stoner

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

A year later, Pominville gives Wild an added playoff weapon

Jason Pominville was all smiles after scoring his 30th goal of the season in Sunday night's finale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Jason Pominville, Matt Moulson, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison

TwinCities

Wild: Captain Mikko Koivu knows how precious playoffs are

Mikko Koivu has a protein shake in one hand. With his other hand, he begins wiping down his equipment and organizes the pads the same as he does after every practice.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Minnesota Wild, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Mikko Koivu (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Western Conference, Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division

Rant Sports

2014 NHL Playoffs Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild

For the third time in five all-time postseason appearances, the Minnesota Wild will take on the Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the NHL playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Jared Spurgeon, Colorado Avalanche

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Minnesota Wild falter in regular season finale with playoffs on the horizon

The Minnesota Wild had nothing to play for Sunday in their regular season finale against the Nashville Predators at the Xcel Energy Center .

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Barry Trotz, Craig Smith, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division

Sat Apr 12, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota Wild: He's not the same Jason Pominville this time around

Jason Pominville of the Minnesota Wild waits during the Philadelphia Flyers game Dec. 23 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Jason Pominville, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers

Star Tribune

Russo: Updates on the Wild's Granlund, Stoner and Rupp

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, Nate Prosser, Marco Scandella, NHL Players, Clayton Stoner

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