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Wild ambush the Lightning in a 7-2 home rout

On October 18th, 2000 the Minnesota Wild earned its first victory in franchise history against the Tampa Bay Lightning, 6-5.  The inaugural season Wild was a team of cast offs and NHL journeyman hoping to prove they were worthy to play the game at the highest level.  Scoring was a major issue; afterall their top […]

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Kuemper and Spurgeon help Wild earn 2-0 home victory over Arizona

I think Wild Head Coach Mike Yeo summed it up pretty well when he was asked how he felt about having just 4 games over the last 15 days, “We’re sick of practicing, right now we’re our biggest rivals.”  I can certainly relate to this.  When I used to be a freshman football coach, from […]

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Quick shuts the door on Minnesota after a solid road effort in 2-1 loss

The old saying goes if you want to be the best, you have to beat the best.  The Minnesota Wild are going to get that chance this afternoon as they play the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.  The Kings are determined to show that there is no Stanley Cup hangover and they’ve had […]

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Turnovers cost Wild in 2-1 loss to the Ducks

I don’t know about you, but it’s beginning to feel like season hasn’t really started yet.  Remember those two games against the Colorado Avalanche?  They might as well have been an extension of the pre-season.  There is only one other team in the entire league who has played a mere two games.  That team would […]

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Wild and Kuemper spoil Colorado’s home opener in 3-0 road victory

If you’ve ever been a part of a team that has been badly beaten, you understand the feeling of embarrassment, quiet anger and the strong desire to rectify that humiliation.  I have little doubt that describes the feeling of the Colorado Avalanche after being so thoroughly dominated by the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night’s season […]

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