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Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon (46) and goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) look on after allowing the game-winning goal during overtime in game one of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on April 12, 2017. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
SHIPLEY: 'It' factor is no mystery, but the Wild need to find it
1 hour 6 min ago
April 19, 2017
Minnesota Wild players celebrate Charlie Coyle's first-period goal against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday during Game 4 of a first round Stanley Cup playoff series at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Jeff Curry / USA TODAY Sports
NHL: Stayin' alive
April 19, 2017 - 11:54pm
April 18, 2017
St. Louis Blues players swarm left wing Jaden Schwartz after a goal April 16 as Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin looks on. Jeff Curry / USA TODAY Sports
Wild succumbing to NHL's parity, one-goal games
April 18, 2017 - 5:38pm
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu (9) and St. Louis Blues left wing Ivan Barbashev battle for the puck during the second period in Game 3 of their series April 16 in St. Louis. Jeff Curry / USA TODAY Sports
Murphy: Wild in need of rescue by captain Koivu
April 18, 2017 - 4:50pm
April 14, 2017
St. Louis Blues forward David Perron, middle, celebrates a goal by defenseman Joel Edmundson (not pictured) in the second period against Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk, right, in Game Two of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
0-2 and Blue
April 14, 2017 - 11:19pm
Apr 14, 2017; Saint Paul, MN, USA; St Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz (17) celebrates his goal in the third period against the Minnesota Wild in game two of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Xcel Energy Center. The Blues beat the Wild 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
Wild fall behind 2-0 after Game 2 loss to Blues
April 14, 2017 - 10:20pm
St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen (34) makes a save on Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle (3) during the second period in game one of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on April 12, 2017. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
MURPHY: Wild can't let Allen's big game shake them
April 14, 2017 - 6:00am
April 13, 2017
Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (20) skates along the boards April 12, 2017 during the first period in game one of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Suter played a team-high 34 minutes in the loss. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
Wild plan to get Christian Folin 'more involved' during series
April 13, 2017 - 8:25pm
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon (46) and goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) look on after allowing the game-winning goal during overtime in game one of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on April 12, 2017. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
Wild confident but know Game 2 is a must-win
April 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
April 12, 2017
Minnesota Wild fans celebrate after a goal in the third period against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center in Denver on April 6, 2017. Isaiah J. Downing / USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota Wild, police warn against buying fake playoff game tickets
April 12, 2017 - 8:03pm
Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise (11) in the third period against the Carolina Hurricanes at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on April 4, 2017. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Wild's Zach Parise rarin' to go after missing playoffs last year
April 12, 2017 - 7:01pm
April 11, 2017
Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise (11) and defenseman Ryan Suter (20) during the first period against the Dallas Stars at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Feb. 9, 2016. Marilyn Indahl / USA TODAY Sports
Five years later, Parise and Suter lead Wild on Stanley Cup pursuit
April 11, 2017 - 8:31pm
St. Louis Blues head coach Mike Yeo watches from the bench during the third period against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scottrade Center. The Blues won 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports
Yeo returns to Minnesota with Blues to face Wild
April 11, 2017 - 7:59pm
April 10, 2017
Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau looks on from the bench against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center in Washington on March 14, 2017. Geoff Burke / USA TODAY Sports
MURPHY: For Wild, it's Stanley Cup or bust
April 10, 2017 - 10:15pm
Minnesota Wild forward Mikael Granlund (64) looks on from the players bench against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., on March 16, 2017. James Guillory / USA TODAY Sports
Wild's Granlund surging into playoffs after career year
April 10, 2017 - 9:17pm