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June 24, 2017
Jets draft Samberg in second round
DULUTH — Hermantown's Dylan Samberg said he didn't want to travel to Chicago for the 2017 NHL Draft with high expectations in case he wasn't drafted as high as projected. Turns out Samberg had nothing to worry about. The incoming Minnesota Duluth freshman defenseman exceeded...
June 24, 2017 - 11:00pm
15 Minnesotans selected in NHL draft
CHICAGO — You might remember Dylan Samberg as the kid who netted the game-winning goal to lift Hermantown to a dramatic 4-3 double overtime win over Monticello/Annandale/Maple Lake in this year's state boys hockey tournament. That served as a marquee moment for Samberg in a...
June 24, 2017 - 8:20pm
Sons of Brind'Amour, Primeau go on Day 2 of draft
CHICAGO—Center Skyler Brind'Amour and goaltender Cayden Primeau were among more than a dozen players with NHL bloodlines who were chosen on the second and final day of the draft Saturday afternoon. Brind'Amour is the son of Rod Brind'Amour, who tallied 1,184 points during a...
June 24, 2017 - 8:05pm
June 23, 2017
Devils tab Hischier with No. 1 pick in 2017 NHL draft
CHICAGO—The New Jersey Devils selected center Nico Hischier with the first pick of the 2017 NHL draft on Friday night. Hischier, an 18-year-old...
June 23, 2017 - 9:19pm
Casey Mittelstadt, at No. 8, is highest-drafted Minnesotan in more than a decade
CHICAGO — Casey Mittelstadt is the highest-drafted Minnesotan in more than a decade. Mittelstadt was taken with the No. 8 pick in the 2017...
June 23, 2017 - 9:10pm
June 22, 2017
UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board
DULUTH, Minn. — A little more than a year ago, Dylan Samberg had a simple plan for his senior season at Hermantown High School. The first...
June 22, 2017 - 9:10pm
June 20, 2017
NHL Expansion Draft: Which Wild player is heading to Vegas?
ST. PAUL — Sure, the Minnesota Wild are going to lose a valuable asset when the expansion Vegas Golden Knights announce their roster at...
June 20, 2017 - 8:56pm
June 15, 2017
Sabres name Minnesota native Housley as head coach
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres turned to a familiar face on Thursday when they named Phil Housley as the 18th head coach in franchise history....
June 15, 2017 - 3:04pm
June 14, 2017
Capitals acquire Graovac from Wild
The Washington Capitals acquired center Tyler Graovac from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2018 draft....
June 14, 2017 - 7:42pm
June 12, 2017
Former Minnesota hockey standout Cullen soaking in third Stanley Cup title, not ready to decide on future
MOORHEAD, Minn.—In November, Pittsburgh Penguins center and former Moorhead hockey standout Matt Cullen was standing with teammates Sidney...
June 12, 2017 - 10:13pm
June 6, 2017
Minnesota's top hockey prospect Middlestadt fails to record single pull-up during strength testing
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sidney Crosby walked over to Casey Mittelstadt in a cramped hallway below Bridgestone Arena on Monday and extended his hand....
June 6, 2017 - 8:46pm
June 5, 2017
NHL wins dismissal of lawsuit over former Wild enforcer's death
A U.S. judge on Monday, June 5, dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NHL by the family of former Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers...
June 5, 2017 - 1:44pm
June 3, 2017
Predators erupt in Game 3, claw back in Cup final
NASHVILLE — Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban guaranteed a win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night after the...
June 3, 2017 - 10:44pm
May 30, 2017
Wild assistant coach Scott Stevens resigns after one season
Minnesota Wild assistant coach Scott Stevens has resigned after one season to spend more time with his family back on the East Coast. “My family...
May 30, 2017 - 4:23pm
May 29, 2017
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
PITTSBURGH—Rookie Jake Guentzel scored a tiebreaking goal with 3:17 left on Monday night, and the Pittsburgh Penguins earned a 5-3 win...
May 29, 2017 - 11:09pm