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| 07/11/2015 4:05 PM
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Folin inked a two-year, $1.45 million contract with the Wild on Saturday.
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| 07/10/2015 11:29 AM
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Tuch will return to Boston College this fall to begin his sophomore season, Jace Frederick of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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| 07/07/2015 3:40 PM
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The agent for Backstrom (elbow) acknowledged that his client likely won't be ready to play at the start of training camp in September, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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| 07/02/2015 3:43 PM
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Strachan signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild on Thursday, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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| 07/02/2015 11:47 AM
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Dalpe signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild on Wednesday.
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| 07/01/2015 4:49 PM
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Knight re-signed Wednesday with the Wild on a one-year, two-way contract, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
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| 07/01/2015 4:46 PM
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Fedotenko signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
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| 07/01/2015 4:41 PM
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Carter re-signed Wednesday with the Wild on a one-year, $625,000 contract, Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reports.
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| 07/01/2015 4:36 PM
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Prosser re-signed Wednesday with the Wild on a two-year, $1.25 million contract, Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reports.
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| 07/01/2015 12:18 PM
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Granlund re-signed Wednesday with the Wild on a two-year, $6 million contract extension, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 21 saves in the, 1-0, loss to the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Tuesday. | 05/05/2015 10:46 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 21 saves in the, 1-0, loss to the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Tuesday.
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Impact
Dubnyk wasn't himself in Games 1 and 2, allowing seven goals on 58 shots in those two games. He was much better in Game 3, but Minnesota's offense has vanished. Corey Crawford probably has something to do with that.
Wild winger Chris Stewart will not play in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Tuesday due to an upper-body injury. | 05/05/2015 5:22 PM
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Wild winger Chris Stewart will not play in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Tuesday due to an upper-body injury.
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Impact
Stewart should be considered day-to-day. He has two assists in eight playoff games this spring.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk defeated the Blues Sunday to help Minnesota advance. | 04/26/2015 6:01 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk defeated the Blues Sunday to help Minnesota advance.
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Impact
Dubnyk allowed just one goal on 31 shots. His storybook season continues.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk defeated the Blues Sunday to help Minnesota advance. | 04/26/2015 6:01 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk defeated the Blues Sunday to help Minnesota advance.
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Impact
Dubnyk allowed just one goal on 31 shots. Hus storybook season continues.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored twice in Sunday's Game 6 win over the Blues. | 04/26/2015 6:00 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored twice in Sunday's Game 6 win over the Blues.
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Impact
Parise helped Minnesota advance with a plus-two rating on the day and three goals in the series overall. He will be a fine option next round.
Wild left winger Zach Parise had a goal and an assist in the, 3-0, victory over the Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Monday. | 04/20/2015 10:48 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise had a goal and an assist in the, 3-0, victory over the Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Monday.
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Impact
Parise assisted Jason Pominville's goal to start the scoring, and then Pominville returned the favor with an assis on Parise's goal. Parise has four points in the series. Minnesota leads St. Louis, 2-1.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk recorded his first postseason shutout in the, 3-0, victory over the Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Monday. | 04/20/2015 10:44 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk recorded his first postseason shutout in the, 3-0, victory over the Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Monday.
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Impact
Dubnyk didn't get much work, but he stopped all 17 shots he faced. Minnesota leads the series, 2-1.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored in the season finale against the Blues. | 04/11/2015 6:36 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored in the season finale against the Blues.
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Impact
Parise finished the season with 33 goals and 29 assists. He also had a plus-21 rating and 41 penalty minutes to round out a very solid season.
Wild left wing Jason Zucker had the game-winning goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday. | 04/07/2015 11:02 PM
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Wild left wing Jason Zucker had the game-winning goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday.
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Impact
Zucker scored his 19th goal of the season with just under seven minutes to go. He had five shots in the game. Zucker has five assists in 49 games this season as well.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk nearly recorded a shutout, allowing just one goal in the final two minutes as Minnesota beat Chicago, 2-1, on Tuesday. | 04/07/2015 11:01 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk nearly recorded a shutout, allowing just one goal in the final two minutes as Minnesota beat Chicago, 2-1, on Tuesday.
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Impact
This was a huge two points for Minnesota, beating Chicago on the road. This clinches a playoff spot for the Wild. Dubnyk made 32 saves in what was his 36th victory of the season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 32 saves in a rare regulation defeat on Monday. | 04/06/2015 10:50 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 32 saves in a rare regulation defeat on Monday.
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Impact
Minnesota wasn't able to score, so Dubnyk lost, 2-0. He is now 32-13-4 this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk picked up a rare defeat against the Rangers on Thursday. | 04/02/2015 10:46 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk picked up a rare defeat against the Rangers on Thursday.
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Impact
Dubnyk had won five in a row before the, 3-2, loss to Henrik Lundqvist on Thursday. It is also just his seventh regulation loss since Jan. 15. Dubnyk is 35-12-3 this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk picked up a rare defeat against the Rangers on Thursday. | 04/02/2015 10:45 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk picked up a rare defeat against the Rangers on Thursday.
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Impact
Dubnyk had won five in a row before the loss to Henrik Lundqvist on Thursday. It is also just his seventh regulation loss since Jan. 15. Dubnyk is 35-12-3 this season.
Wild winger Nino Niederreiter had a pair of goals in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday. | 03/28/2015 10:49 PM
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Wild winger Nino Niederreiter had a pair of goals in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
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Impact
Mikko Koivu scored the other two goals. Niederreiter scored his second goal on the power play. He has 24 goals and 13 assists this season.
Wild center Mikko Koivu scored twice in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday. | 03/28/2015 10:48 PM
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Wild center Mikko Koivu scored twice in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
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Impact
Koivu scored in the first period and then added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Koivu has 14 goals and 32 assists in 76 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk stopped 31-of-32 shots in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday. | 03/28/2015 10:44 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk stopped 31-of-32 shots in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
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Impact
What else can we say. Dubnyk has been incredible with Minnesota. He has won his last five starts, allowing more than two goals just once. Dubnyk is 26-6-2 since being traded to the Wild.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal on Friday versus Calgary. | 03/27/2015 10:26 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal on Friday versus Calgary.
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Impact
After a slow start, Vanek has salvaged his season with another 20-goal, 50-point campaign. He has played 74 games this season.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored the team's lone goal Tuesday against the Islanders. | 03/24/2015 9:44 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored the team's lone goal Tuesday against the Islanders.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Parise now has 29 goals, 57 points, 41 penalty minutes, and a plus-18 rating through 67 games this season.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal and an assist in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday. | 03/23/2015 10:23 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal and an assist in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
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Impact
Vanek assisted Charlie Coyle's goal in the first period and then scored in the third period to give Minnesota a, 2-0, lead. The goal turned out to be the game-winner. vanek has 19 goals and 30 assists in 72 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk allowed just one goal and made 35 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday. | 03/23/2015 10:20 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk allowed just one goal and made 35 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
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Impact
Dubnyk did not allow that goal until about six minutes left in the third period. We are running out of accolades for this guy. He has won four of his last five games and 22 games since Jan. 15. Dubnyk is 32-11-3 this season.
Wild right wing Justin Fontaine had a goal and two assists during Saturday's victory against the Blues. | 03/21/2015 4:55 PM
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Wild right wing Justin Fontaine had a goal and two assists during Saturday's victory against the Blues.
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Impact
He also had two shots a plus-rating in the game. Fontaine now has nine goals and 27 points through 62 games. Jonas Brodin, Mikko Koivu, Chris Stewart, Zach Parise, and Thomas Vanek also tallied for Minnesota.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk finally had a poor game as he allowed three goals on 27 shots versus the Capitals on Thursday. | 03/19/2015 11:05 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk finally had a poor game as he allowed three goals on 27 shots versus the Capitals on Thursday.
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Impact
Fantasy owners should give Dubnyk the benefit of the doubt as he allowed two of those goals to Alex Ovechkin. Dubnyk has lost two of his last five games, but he is still an impressive 21-6-2 since Jan. 15.
Wild center Charlie Coyle scored a pair of goals in the, 3-2, overtime victory over the Predators on Tuesday. | 03/17/2015 10:41 PM
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Wild center Charlie Coyle scored a pair of goals in the, 3-2, overtime victory over the Predators on Tuesday.
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Impact
Coyle scored both goals in regulation while Matt Dumba won the game in overtime. Roman Josi had both goals for Nashville. Coyle has 10 goals and 21 assists in 70 games this season.
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba scored the game-winning goal 22 seconds into overtime against the Predators as Minnesota won, 2-1. | 03/17/2015 10:37 PM
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Wild defenseman Matt Dumba scored the game-winning goal 22 seconds into overtime against the Predators as Minnesota won, 2-1.
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Impact
Dumba isn't in many fantasy lineups, but he did get the victory for Devan Dubnyk owners. Dumba has seven goals and four assists in 46 games this season.
Red Wings defenseman Marek Zidlicky had a power-play goal and two assists in the, 5-1, victory over the Penguins on Sunday. | 03/15/2015 3:18 PM
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Red Wings defenseman Marek Zidlicky had a power-play goal and two assists in the, 5-1, victory over the Penguins on Sunday.
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Impact
Zidlicky assisted Detroit's first two goals in the first period and then scored in the first minute of the second period on a 5-on-3 power play. Zidlicky has seven goals and 23 assists in 70 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk allowed one goal versus the Blues as Minnesota won, 3-1. | 03/14/2015 10:56 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk allowed one goal versus the Blues as Minnesota won, 3-1.
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Impact
What else can you say about this guy. That is his 20th victory since Jan. 14. He is 29-10-3 this season.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a pair of goals in the, 6-2, victory over the Devils on Tuesday. | 03/10/2015 10:36 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a pair of goals in the, 6-2, victory over the Devils on Tuesday.
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Impact
Vanek scored one of his two goals on the power play. He has 16 goals and 26 assists in 66 games although he is also minus-nine this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 30 saves in the victory over the Devils on Tuesday. | 03/10/2015 10:34 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 30 saves in the victory over the Devils on Tuesday.
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Impact
Dubnyk allowed two goals in what was his 19th victory since the Wild acquired him on Jan. 14. He is 28-9-3 this season and is a serious contender for the Vezina Trophy.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk finally lost a game as he allowed three goals versus the Avalanche and Minnesota lost, 3-2. | 03/08/2015 9:07 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk finally lost a game as he allowed three goals versus the Avalanche and Minnesota lost, 3-2.
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Impact
As we've said numerous times, Dubnyk has been sensational since the trade in January. This is just his fourth regulation loss in 24 starts with Minnesota. This is also the first time Dubnyk allowed at least three goals in a game in 10 starts.
Wild left winger Zach Parise had a goal and an assist with a plus-two rating in the, 3-1, victory over the Hurricanes on Friday. | 03/06/2015 10:22 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise had a goal and an assist with a plus-two rating in the, 3-1, victory over the Hurricanes on Friday.
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Impact
Parise assisted Mikael Granlund's game-winning goal in the third period and then less than two minutes later, Parise scored his own. He has 26 goals and 24 assists in 58 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 37 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Hurricanes on Friday. | 03/06/2015 10:19 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 37 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Hurricanes on Friday.
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Impact
The score and opponents keep changing, but the results stay the same. This victory makes Dubnyk 17-3-2 since the Wild acquired him in January. He has allowed one or fewer goals in 10 of those starts. Dubnyk is the waiver wire pickup of the season.
Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored a pair of goals in the third period to lift Minnesota over Washington, 2-1. | 03/05/2015 10:01 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored a pair of goals in the third period to lift Minnesota over Washington, 2-1.
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Impact
Pominville led the team with five shots on net and finished plus-two. Zach Parise assisted both of Pominville's goals. Pominville has 15 goals and 29 assists in 64 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk beat the high-flying Washington Capitals, 2-1, on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 9:56 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk beat the high-flying Washington Capitals, 2-1, on Thursday.
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Impact
Washington didn't have Alex Ovechkin, but it was still impressive. Dubnyk made 24 saves in the victory. It is getting a bit redundant, but you can't say enough about how well Dubnyk has played since he joined Minnesota. He 16-3-2 and nine starts with one or zero goals allowed since the Wild acquired him on Jan. 14.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk beat the high-flying Washington Capitals, 2-1, on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 9:55 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk beat the high-flying Washington Capitals, 2-1, on Thursday.
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Impact
Dubnyk made 24 saves in the victory. It is getting a bit redundant, but you can't say enough about how well Dubnyk has played since he joined Minnesota. He 16-3-2 and nine starts with one or zero goals allowed since the Wild acquired him on Jan. 14.
Red Wings defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored the game-winning goal in his Detroit debut versus the Rangers on Wednesday. | 03/04/2015 11:23 PM
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Red Wings defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored the game-winning goal in his Detroit debut versus the Rangers on Wednesday.
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Impact
Zidlicky scored a "dirty" power-play goal in overtime. With a crowd in front of Cam Talbot, Zidlicky's shot took a funny hop and bounced over Talbot, hit his back and went into the net. The Red Wings won, 2-1. Zidlicky has five goals and 19 assists in 64 games this season.
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba scored a pair of goals in Minnesota's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 11:27 PM
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Wild defenseman Matt Dumba scored a pair of goals in Minnesota's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators on Tuesday.
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Impact
Dumba was second on the team with five shots on net. He had just four goals coming into the game, so he isn't really fantasy relevant. Dumba now has six goals and four assists in 39 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 31 saves in Tuesday's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators. | 03/03/2015 11:26 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 31 saves in Tuesday's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators.
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Impact
Dubnyk has made 21 straight starts, a franchise record, but has not slowed down at all. He has allowed just nine goals in the last six games and is 16-3-1 since joining the Wild. Dubnyk is the waiver wire pickup of the season.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk will set a franchise record with his 21st straight start on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 8:08 PM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk will set a franchise record with his 21st straight start on Tuesday.
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Impact
Who would have thought that Dubnyk versus Andrew Hammond of the Senators would be one of the best goaltender matchups of the night? Dubnyk is 15-3-1 and has allowed just 32 goals since being traded to Minnesota.
Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:18 AM
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Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday.
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Impact
Fontaine assisted Erik Haula's goal in the first period and then Fontaine gave Minnesota the lead for good, scoring midway through the second period. Fontaine has eight goals and 14 assists with a plus-11 rating in 52 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played excellent again, holding Colorado to just one goal in the, 3-1, victory on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:14 AM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played excellent again, holding Colorado to just one goal in the, 3-1, victory on Saturday.
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Impact
Dubnyk made 33 saves versus Colorado. In February, Dubnyk was 11-2-1 with a .939 save percentage and three shutouts. Since joining the Wild on Jan. 15, Dubnyk has five shutouts. He is perhaps the best fantasy hockey waiver wire pickup this season.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored his team's only goal of the, 2-1, loss to the Oilers on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:48 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored his team's only goal of the, 2-1, loss to the Oilers on Tuesday.
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Impact
Minnesota has played very well lately, but losing to a bad Edmonton team is a tough pill to swallow. All three of the games' goals were scored in the first period. vanek has 13 goals and 26 assists in 60 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk finally lost a game and to a team he had really no business losing to. | 02/24/2015 10:44 PM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk finally lost a game and to a team he had really no business losing to.
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Impact
It's hard to be mad at Dubnyk, who 9-1-1 with a .939 save percentage and three shutouts this month, but the Wild shouldn't have lost to the lowly Oilers. Dubnyk had 17 saves on 19 shots as Minnesota lost, 2-1.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a pair of goals as Minnesota defeated Dallas, 6-2, on Sunday. | 02/22/2015 10:42 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a pair of goals as Minnesota defeated Dallas, 6-2, on Sunday.
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Impact
Minnesota trailed, 1-0, after two period but then scored six goals in the final period. The first and last one came from Parise. He also led his team with a plus-three rating and five shots on net, which was tied with Thomas Vanek. Parise has 25 goals and 21 assists in 52 games this season.
Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon is questionable for Sunday's game against Dallas after he was struck on the chin off a shot from Mark Giordano Wednesday night. | 02/21/2015 11:56 AM
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Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon is questionable for Sunday's game against Dallas after he was struck on the chin off a shot from Mark Giordano Wednesday night.
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Impact
Spurgeon (7 G, 11 A, plus 1 rating) makes has been a low-end fantasy option this season, but concussion-like symptoms could keep him sidelined for a while.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored an empty-net goal versus the Hurricanes on Saturday. | 02/14/2015 10:43 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored an empty-net goal versus the Hurricanes on Saturday.
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Impact
Parise has 23 goals and 19 assists with a plus-nine rating in 48 games this season.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had two goals and an assist versus the Hurricanes on Saturday. | 02/14/2015 10:38 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had two goals and an assist versus the Hurricanes on Saturday.
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Impact
Vanek scored the first two goals of the game as the Wild jumped out to a, 3-1, lead at the end of the first period. Then, Vanek assisted Nate Prosser's goal in the second period. Vanek has 12 goals and 24 assists in 55 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk picked up another win on Thursday night. | 02/12/2015 10:47 PM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk picked up another win on Thursday night.
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Impact
After losing his first game with Minnesota on Tuesday, Dubnyk responded Thursday against the Panthers. He made 26 saves on 27 shots, and is now 18-6-3 on the season.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a power-play goal during Thursday's victory against the Panthers. | 02/12/2015 10:44 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a power-play goal during Thursday's victory against the Panthers.
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Impact
It ended up being the game-winner, and Parise now has 22 goals and 41 points through 47 games. Parise is a top-40 option.
Wild left wing Jason Zucker suffered an upper-body injury Monday and is not expected to play Tuesday versus Winnipeg. | 02/10/2015 11:05 AM
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Wild left wing Jason Zucker suffered an upper-body injury Monday and is not expected to play Tuesday versus Winnipeg.
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Impact
Zucker has a career-high 18 goals and five assists in 48 games this season playing primarily on the second line with Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville. Nino Niederreiter is likely to take his spot on that line.
Wild left wing Jason Zucker suffered an upper-body injury Monday and is not expected to play Tuesday versus Winnipeg. | 02/10/2015 11:04 AM
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Wild left wing Jason Zucker suffered an upper-body injury Monday and is not expected to play Tuesday versus Winnipeg.
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Impact
Zucker has a career-high 18 goals and five assists in 48 games this season playing primarily on the second line with Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville. Nino Niederreiter is likely to take his spot on that line.
Wild center Mikko Koivu registered two points and seven shots during Tuesday's win over the Blackhawks. | 02/03/2015 10:35 PM
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Wild center Mikko Koivu registered two points and seven shots during Tuesday's win over the Blackhawks.
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Impact
Koivu has had a decent season, and now has eight goals and 28 points through 50 games this season. He should be owned everywhere.
Wild winger Matt Cooke has a lower-body injury according to NHL.com. | 02/03/2015 2:47 PM
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Wild winger Matt Cooke has a lower-body injury according to NHL.com.
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Impact
Cooke will not play on Tuesday, but the expectation is he will be out for much longer. Cooke has four goals and four assists in 27 games this season.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored on Sunday versus the Canucks. | 02/01/2015 5:49 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored on Sunday versus the Canucks.
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Impact
Parise started the scoring for Minnesota, who beat Vancounver, 4-2. Parise scored an unassisted goal in the second period. He has 21 goals and 17 assists in 42 games this season.
Wild winger Nino Niederreiter scored a goal and was plus-two during Tuesday's victory against Edmonton. | 01/28/2015 9:10 AM
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Wild winger Nino Niederreiter scored a goal and was plus-two during Tuesday's victory against Edmonton.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal, but Niederreiter can be left on the waiver wire. He has 15 goals, 22 points, and a minus-12 rating through 47 games.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored two goals Tuesday against the Red Wings. | 01/20/2015 10:17 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored two goals Tuesday against the Red Wings.
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Impact
He also had eight shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Parise has been solid, and now has 19 goals and 36 points through 39 games.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a goal on Monday versus the Blue Jackets. | 01/19/2015 10:40 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a goal on Monday versus the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Parise led Minnesota with four shots. He has 17 goals and 17 assists with a plus-six rating in 38 games this season.
Wild right winger Jason Pominville had three assists in the, 7-0, victory over the Sabres on Thursday. | 01/15/2015 9:42 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville had three assists in the, 7-0, victory over the Sabres on Thursday.
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Impact
Pominville was plus-two as one of his assists came on the power play. Pominville has nine goals and 27 assists in 43 games this season.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal and an assist in Thursday's rout of the Sabres. | 01/15/2015 9:40 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal and an assist in Thursday's rout of the Sabres.
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Impact
Twelve different Wild skaters recorded a point as Minnesota defeated Buffalo, 7-0. Vanek scored on the power play in the first period and then assisted Erik Haula's power-play goal in the third period. Vanek also led the team with eight shots.
The NFL has suspended Wild defenseman Ryan Suter two games for elbowing Penguins forward Steve Downie on Tuesday. | 01/14/2015 10:27 PM
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The NFL has suspended Wild defenseman Ryan Suter two games for elbowing Penguins forward Steve Downie on Tuesday.
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Impact
Suter clearly stuck his elbow out and hit Downie in the face Tuesday, which knocked Downie out of the game. Downie did not return, and it was a concern that perhaps he had a concussion, but he is expected to play on Friday. Downie missed time last season with a concussion. Suter will be back next Monday. He recorded an assist and was +4 on the evening. Suter has only four points thus far, but that number is bound to steadily increase.
Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom had another terrible fantasy outing on Tuesday. | 01/13/2015 9:42 PM
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Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom had another terrible fantasy outing on Tuesday.
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Impact
Backstrom allowed six goals before Mike Yeo finally yanked him in favor of backup John Curry. It wasn't all Backstrom's fault as the defense in front of him was awful, but it doesn't really matter for fantasy owners. Backstrom allowed six goals on 35 shots for a terrible .829 save percentage.
Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom took the loss Saturday versus Nashville. | 01/10/2015 4:49 PM
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Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom took the loss Saturday versus Nashville.
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Impact
He made 24 saves on 27 shots. Backstrom is not a relevant option, as he is now 5-5-3 on the season.
Wild left winger Zach Parise has returned to the team after the passing of his father. | 01/09/2015 5:14 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise has returned to the team after the passing of his father.
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Impact
Parise has 14 goals and 30 points through 32 games. He continues to be a solid option for owners.
Wild right winger Jason Pominville recorded two points during Thursday's loss to the Blackhawks. | 01/08/2015 10:45 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville recorded two points during Thursday's loss to the Blackhawks.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a minus-two rating. Pominville now has nine goals and 24 points through 39 games.
Wild left winger Zach Parise will miss some time after his father died Wednesday night. | 01/08/2015 3:08 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise will miss some time after his father died Wednesday night.
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Impact
Parise has 14 goals and 30 points through 32 games. Jason Zucker (14 goals) should get a shot on the top line.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper will miss a minimum of one week with a lower-body injury. | 01/08/2015 3:05 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper will miss a minimum of one week with a lower-body injury.
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Impact
Kuemper is 13-12-1 with a 2.68 GAA and .902 save percentage. Niklas Backstrom and John Curry will pick up the extra work.
Wild right winger Jason Pominville picked up two assists in Tuesday's loss. | 01/06/2015 10:54 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville picked up two assists in Tuesday's loss.
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Impact
Pominville has eight goals and 22 assists in 38 games this season.
Wild left wing Jason Zucker scored a pair of goals and an assist on Tuesday. | 01/06/2015 10:53 PM
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Wild left wing Jason Zucker scored a pair of goals and an assist on Tuesday.
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Impact
Zucker started the scoring and ended bookended the scoring in regulation with the game-tying goal with about eight minutes remaining. Minnesota, however, lost, 3-2, in overtime. Zucker has 13 goals and five assists in 34 games this season.
Wild left wing Jason Zucker scored a pair of goals and an assist on Tuesday. | 01/06/2015 10:53 PM
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Wild left wing Jason Zucker scored a pair of goals and an assist on Tuesday.
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Impact
Zucker started the scoring and ended bookended the scoring in regulation with the game-tying goal with about eight minutes remaining. Minnesota, however, lost, 4-3, in overtime. Zucker has 13 goals and five assists in 34 games this season.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper allowed just one goal on Friday. | 01/02/2015 10:45 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper allowed just one goal on Friday.
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Impact
Kuemper stopped 34 shots to capture a, 3-1, victory over the Maple Leafs. Kuemper is 13-11-0 this season.
Wild center Mikko Koivu had a goal and an assist in Friday's victory against the Maple Leafs. | 01/02/2015 10:44 PM
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Wild center Mikko Koivu had a goal and an assist in Friday's victory against the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
Koivu assisted the go-ahead goal and then added to the lead with a power-play goal about half way through the third period. Koivu has six goals and 13 assists in 26 games this season.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper allowed two goals during Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jackets. | 01/01/2015 12:19 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper allowed two goals during Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He faced 25 shots on goal and dropped his record to 12-11-0 with a 2.58 GAA and .903 save percentage. Kuemper is not the best option out there.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper made 28 saves in a victory on Monday. | 12/29/2014 10:42 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper made 28 saves in a victory on Monday.
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Impact
Kuemper allowed two goals, but Minnesota erased a 2-0 deficit to win, 3-2. Kuemper is 12-10-0 this season.
Wild defenseman Marco Scandella scored the game-winning goal on Monday against the Jets. | 12/29/2014 10:40 PM
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Wild defenseman Marco Scandella scored the game-winning goal on Monday against the Jets.
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Impact
Scandella scored with 12 seconds left in regulation to complete a "Wild" comeback. Winnipeg led, 2-0, before Minnesota scored three unanswered goals in the final 16 minutes of the game. Scandella has nine goals and six assists in 30 games this season.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored the game-tying goal in the third period to send Saturday's game against the Jets into overtime. | 12/27/2014 10:19 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored the game-tying goal in the third period to send Saturday's game against the Jets into overtime.
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Impact
Unfortunately for Vanek and the Wild, the Jets won, 4-3, in overtime. Vanek finished with a point and a minus-one rating. He has been disappointing this season with just six goals and 15 assists along with a minus-two rating in 33 games.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper did not do well on short notice Tuesday. | 12/23/2014 10:19 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper did not do well on short notice Tuesday.
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Impact
Niklas Backstrom was supposed to start but was a late scratch, giving Kuemper the start. He allowed four goals on 29 shots in, 5-2, loss.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper will start in goal against the Flyers on Tuesday. | 12/23/2014 7:32 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper will start in goal against the Flyers on Tuesday.
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Impact
Niklas Backstrom was a late scratch due to an illness. Kuemper has not played well lately at home, so this is a great chance for him.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek recorded two points on Saturday night. | 12/21/2014 10:30 AM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek recorded two points on Saturday night.
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Impact
Vanek had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-two rating. He has picked it up of late, and now has 5 goals and 20 points through 31 games.
Wild left winger Zach Parise had a big night during Saturday's overtime loss to the Predators. | 12/21/2014 10:28 AM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise had a big night during Saturday's overtime loss to the Predators.
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Impact
He had two goals, one assist, two shots, and a plus-two rating. Parise now has 13 goals and 26 points through 26 games.
Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored a pretty lucky goal on Wednesday versus the Clippers. | 12/17/2014 10:47 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored a pretty lucky goal on Wednesday versus the Clippers.
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Impact
The puck bounced off Pominville several feet in front of the net and deflected past Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg and into the net. The score tied the game at two halfway through the third period. Boston, however, won, 3-2, in overtime. Pominville has six goals and 14 assists this season.
Wild winger Nino Niederreiter scord during Tuesday's loss to the Blackhawks. | 12/17/2014 9:21 AM
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Wild winger Nino Niederreiter scord during Tuesday's loss to the Blackhawks.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal, and now has 14 goals on the season. Niederreiter should continue to provide owners with goals, but that is about it.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored the game-tying goal on the power play to send Saturday's contest into overtime. | 12/14/2014 10:12 AM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored the game-tying goal on the power play to send Saturday's contest into overtime.
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Impact
Parise also had a shootout score to help the Wild win, 4-3. He had a team leading eight shots on net. Parise has 11 goals and 12 assists with a plus-seven rating in 23 games this season.
Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom made 27 saves in the, 4-3, shootout victory over the Coyotes on Saturday. | 12/14/2014 10:05 AM
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Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom made 27 saves in the, 4-3, shootout victory over the Coyotes on Saturday.
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Impact
Backstrom allowed all three goals and one shootout score but did shut the door on the other two shootout attempts. Backstrom is 5-2-1 this season as Darcy Kuemper's backup.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a goal and an assist versus the Islanders on Tuesday. | 12/09/2014 10:48 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a goal and an assist versus the Islanders on Tuesday.
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Impact
Vanek scored the third Minnesota goal of the third period, which tied the game at four. Nino Niederreiter added the game-winner minutes later as the Wild won, 5-4. Vanek has three goals and 13 assists in 26 games this season.
Wild center Mikko Koivu had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's comeback victory against the Islanders. | 12/09/2014 10:46 PM
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Wild center Mikko Koivu had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's comeback victory against the Islanders.
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Impact
Minnesota scored four third-period goals to erase a, 4-1, deficit and defeat New York, 5-4. Koivu scored the first goal of the final period. For leagues that include faceoffs, Koivu also won 22 draws.
Wild left winger Zach Parise had a goal and an assist in the loss on Friday to the Ducks. | 12/05/2014 10:54 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise had a goal and an assist in the loss on Friday to the Ducks.
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Impact
Parise scored on the power play to cut the Anaheim lead to, 3-2, a few minutes into the second period. He had just one shot on net. Parise has 10 goals and 11 assists in 20 games this season.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper nearly recorded a shutout on Wednesday against the Canadiens. | 12/03/2014 9:50 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper nearly recorded a shutout on Wednesday against the Canadiens.
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Impact
Kuemper allowed his one and only goal with under a minute left in the third period. He stopped the other 18 shots he faced as Minnesota won, 2-1. Kuemper is 11-7-0 this season.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a power-play goal against the Blues on Saturday. | 11/30/2014 10:02 AM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored a power-play goal against the Blues on Saturday.
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Impact
Parise's goal came in the second period to give Minnesota a, 2-1, lead, but they allowed a third period goal and lost in a shootout. He amassed nine shots in the game to lead his team. Parise has nine goals and nine assists with a plus-nine rating this season.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper allowed four goals on 45 shots, but earned the win in overtime Friday versus Dallas. | 11/29/2014 10:07 AM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper allowed four goals on 45 shots, but earned the win in overtime Friday versus Dallas.
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Impact
After losing his previous two starts, Kuemper is now 10-7-0 with a 2.37 GAA and .911 save percentage.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a goal in Friday's win over Dallas. | 11/29/2014 10:03 AM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a goal in Friday's win over Dallas.
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Impact
He also had two assists, but it was just his second goal of the season, and he now has 14 points overall. Owners have been disappointed by his output, but should hope Friday's contest gets Vanek going.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a goal in Friday's win over Dallas. | 11/29/2014 10:03 AM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a goal in Friday's win over Dallas.
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Impact
He also had two assists, but tt was just his second goal of the season, and he now has 14 points overall. Owners have been disappointed by his output, but should hope Friday's contest gets Vanek going.

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