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March 3, 2013
Koivu, Wild break through with 4-2 win
MINNEAPOLIS — Mikko Koivu made up for a frustrating stretch without a goal by Minnesota, scoring 9 seconds into the third period to snap a...
March 3, 2013 - 10:17pm
March 1, 2013
Men's hockey: Denver shuts out Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Denver goalie Juho Olkinuora made 33 saves as the Pioneers beat suddenly punchless Minnesota 2-0 on Friday in a Western...
March 1, 2013 - 11:16pm
February 28, 2013
Wild wins for 4th time in 5 games
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dany Heatley scored two goals and the Minnesota Wild used a rare offensive outburst to hold off the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 Thursday night. Jason Zucker scored 1:35 into the game on Minnesota’s first shot and Heatley added one late in the period on its third....
February 28, 2013 - 11:28pm
February 21, 2013
Boys hockey: Tigers eliminate Dragons
LITCHFIELD — Hutchinson’s Matthew Cowger had two goals and an assist, and the Tigers knocked off Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato 3-2 in the Section...
February 21, 2013 - 11:22pm
February 19, 2013
Boys hockey roundup: Fergus Falls ends Cardinals’ season
FERGUS FALLS — An overtime goal by Fergus Falls’ Joe Nathe ended the Willmar boys hockey team’s season, 3-2, in the first round of the Section 6A tournament on Tuesday. The Cardinals finished the year 13-12-1. The Otters and Cards both scored single goals in the first and second...
February 19, 2013 - 11:33pm
February 17, 2013
Boys hockey roundup: MBA storms into Section 6A quarterfinals
MORRIS — The Morris/Benson Area boys hockey team outshot Breckenridge by more than 40 but it took third-period goals by Corey Goff and Brody Gimberlin before the Storm could relax and enjoy a 5-2 win over the Blades in the opening round of the Section 6A tournament on Saturday....
February 17, 2013 - 11:48pm
Three goals in 2nd period lift Wild past Red Wings
ST. PAUL (AP) — Dany Heatley, Jason Zucker and Torrey Mitchell all scored in the second period to rally the Minnesota Wild over the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday night. It was Minnesota’s first regulation win since Jan. 29 and just the second time it scored at least three goals...
February 17, 2013 - 11:32pm
February 14, 2013
Avalanche beat Wild in shootout
ST. PAUL (AP) — Milan Hejduk and Matt Duchene scored in the shootout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night. Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu in the shootout to get the win. Hejduk beat Niklas Backstrom with a backhand...
February 14, 2013 - 11:51pm
Boys hockey: Schneider’s hat trick leads Cards past Sartell
SARTELL — Perhaps the Cardinals went into Bernick’s Arena Thursday with a chip on their shoulder. In Section 6A voting earlier in the day, coaches dealt Willmar the No. 6 seed despite 6 section wins (now 7) and a 1-0-1 record against Fergus Falls, which got the nod at No. 3. In...
February 14, 2013 - 11:34pm
February 13, 2013
Girls hockey: ‘Skate with Cards’ is Friday 3:30-5 p.m.
A free afternoon of games, treats and skating with the Willmar girls hockey team from 3-5:30 p.m. Friday at the Civic Center — any girl in the Willmar area is invited (free rental skates available).
February 13, 2013 - 10:31pm
February 11, 2013
Wild beat Flames in shootout
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikko Koivu scored the winner in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild got their first road victory of the season with a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night. With each team having scored once in the shootout, Koivu sped in on Leland Irving and made...
February 11, 2013 - 11:17pm
February 10, 2013
Boys hockey roundup: Storm soaks Bagley/Fosston 9-2
BAGLEY — The high-flying Morris/Benson Area offense was relentless against Bagley-Fosston on Saturday, scoring multiple goals in all three periods of a 9-2 non-conference win on Saturday. Mac Beyer scored two goals and Riley Blake and Darion Helberg both scored a goal and had two...
February 10, 2013 - 8:39pm
Girls hockey: Cardinals fall in double overtime
MANKATO — The Mankato East/Loyola Cougars scored a shorthanded goal in the eighth minute of the second overtime to deflect Willmar’s upset bid 4-3 on Saturday at All Season’s Arena in the Section 2A semifinals. Willmar was 7 seconds into a player-advantage nearing the end of...
February 10, 2013 - 8:24pm
February 7, 2013
Boys hockey roundup: Storm rocks Prairie Centre
BENSON — The state’s top scorer, Tanner Picht, picked up his 11th hat trick of the season and the Morris/Benson Area Storm slugged Prairie Centre 9-4 on Thursday at the Benson Civic Center. Picht scored the game’s first goal and added two more in the third period, and he also...
February 7, 2013 - 11:34pm
Canucks surge past Wild
ST. PAUL — Corey Schneider made 22 saves and Mason Raymond had a power-play goal and an assist in the second period to lead Vancouver past...
February 7, 2013 - 11:29pm