Earlier, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen dealt seldom-used defenseman Jordan Leopold for a younger blue-liner and a draft pick and also signed forward Cam Atkinson to a three-year deal.
One thing is for sure, the stereotype of hockey players being the toughest men on the planet is pretty much true.
It’s always a great sight when a coach literally loses it.
Wild coach Mike Yeo lost it with a flurry of F-bombs at practice.
Matt Moulson’s goal at 2:15 of overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.
Marian Hossa and the Chicago Blackhawks were well aware they’d been playoff underachievers since they captured the Stanley Cup in 2010.
Minnesota Wild goaltender doesn’t want to be considered the NHL’s only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.
The Blackhawks are likely going to get by the Wild without much more trouble the rest of the way. However, Quenneville & Co. now understand that Crawford can make the key save when the game is on the line.
After clinching the best record in the NHL, the Blackhawks will take on the eighth-seeded Wild in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Minnesota Wild right wing Devin Setoguchi has been fined by the NHL for a high-sticking penalty that leveled Detroit defenseman Kyle Quincey.