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21 min ago | News Observer

Luke DeCock's NHL awards ballot

Members of the PHWA who participate in NHL awards voting have been encouraged to publish their ballots this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Manny Malhotra, Carolina Hurricanes, Dominic Moore

4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Wild looking for scoring from bottom two lines

As the Wild open their playoff series in Denver against the Avalanche on Thursday night, there's an added emphasis on finding goals beyond the top two lines, which players said was a big problem against Chicago last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players

8 hrs ago | 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, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Colorado Avalanche, Nathan MacKinnon

11 hrs ago | Denver Post

Matt Cooke could get Avs fans hot

Matt Cooke #24 of the Minnesota Wild skates with the puck past Clayton Stoner of the Minnesota Wild during the second period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 29, 2014 in Glendale, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Clayton Stoner, Matt Cooke, NHL Northwest Division, Colorado Avalanche, Cody McCormick

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Ilya Bryzgalov is formfitting for Wild

Like the "humongous" universe he was so fascinated by during HBO's "24/7," the Ilya Bryzgalov YouTube library is vast and endless.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu

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, Mikko Koivu, Semyon Varlamov, Jan Hejda

Edmonton Journal

Roy itching to make playoff debut behind Avs' bench

Patrick Roy's playing career ended with a post-season loss to the Minnesota Wild.

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Related Topix: Sports, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Mikko Koivu, NHL Northwest Division, Jan Hejda

TwinCities

Wild: Stephane Veilleux's winding road brings him back to NHL playoffs

Minnesota center Stephane Veilleux celebrates his goal against Pittsburgh with teammate Jason Pominville in an April 5 game at Xcel Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, Jacques Lemaire, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Patrick Roy

The Globe and Mail

James Mirtle's NHL awards ballot

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba skates with the puck as Minnesota Wild defenceman Ryan Suter defends in the first period at Xcel Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players

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, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, 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, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Mikko Koivu (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ryan Suter (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

Daily Camera

Minnesota center Mikael Granlund likely to play in game 1

Mikael Granlund of the Minnesota Wild reacts after a hit from Jarret Stoll of the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Jarret Stoll, NHL Northwest Division

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Links to today's Star Tribune Wild-Avs coverage AND a fun Russo-Dater Podcast

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, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Colorado Avalanche, Semyon Varlamov

TwinCities

Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper practices, but coaches aren't convinced he's ready

The Wild don't plan to use their backup goalie Thursday in Game 1 of their first-rpund playoff series against the Avalanche.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do

Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, right, of Russia, swats away a shot past Nashville Predators right wing Patric Hornqvist, left, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division, Patric Hornqvist, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, Tuukka Rask

Second City Hockey

Three's A Crowd: Toews, Kane & The Hart

Every season awards are voted upon and given out to amazing players throughout the NHL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews

The Miami Herald

Yeo and his principles don't wilt

Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton continued his strong start with a double in the first inning and a 2-for-4 night against the Nationals.

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

Daily Camera

Wild captain Mikko Koivu better appreciates playoff run now

Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild celebrates scoring a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the first period of the game on March 21, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division

Daily Camera

Analyzing the Minnesota Wild vs. the Colorado Avalanche

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche watches the action against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of action.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, Patrick Roy, Joe Sakic, Paul Stastny, Adam Foote

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, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, Jason Pominville, Matt Moulson, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison

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