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  1. Wild ’15-16 Outlook

    Aug 30, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Zach Parise

    Can they take a step forward this season?

  2. Under Pressure: Roberto Luongo

    Aug 12, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo

    At 36 years old, he still has game.

  3. Backstrom (hip) hopes to be ready for Caps’ opener

    Jul 20, 2015, 9:28 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals

    This after undergoing surgery in late May.

  4. Wild remain optimistic about Kuemper despite ‘erratic’ season

    Jul 18, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT

    Darcy Kuemper

    Meanwhile, Niklas Backstrom is going into the season as the third-string goalie.

  5. Wild re-sign Folin to two-year, reportedly one-way deal

    Jul 11, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT

    Two goals, 10 points in 40 games last season.

  6. Report: Wild’s Backstrom suffered serious nerve damage in elbow

    Jul 6, 2015, 11:22 PM EDT

    Niklas Backstrom

    “It happened pretty fast. All of a sudden two fingers are not working.”

  7. Capital pains? Backstrom could reportedly miss five months after hip surgery

    Jun 15, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals

    Also revealed the injury had been bothering him since November.

  8. Wild GM on Dubnyk talks: ‘The dialogue has been good’

    Jun 10, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT

    Marco Scandella, Devan Dubnyk

    Finding a happy medium might be tough.

  9. Wild’s Backstrom, Vanek undergo surgery

    Jun 8, 2015, 9:15 AM EDT

    Niklas Backstrom

    Both are expected to be ready for the start of the 2015-16 season.

  10. Wild reporter pegs Dubnyk deal at ‘well north of $3 million per’

    May 26, 2015, 4:31 PM EDT

    Michael Russo of the StarTribune being the reporter.

  11. So…what should the Wild do with Dubnyk?

    May 8, 2015, 1:54 PM EDT

    We don’t envy the choice Chuck Fletcher has to make here.

  12. Wild goalie Gustafsson joins Swedish League team

    May 4, 2015, 10:52 AM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v Philadelphia Flyers

    Former Minnesota farmhand is on his way to Frolunda.

  13. Vigneault: ‘Standards have been set’ after Ovechkin, Backstrom hits

    May 1, 2015, 1:45 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Rangers coach still displeased about the non-call at the end of Game 1.

  14. Goalie nods: After 39 straight starts, Dubnyk gets a rest

    Apr 9, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT

    Much to the chagrin of that one guy in our comments section.

  15. Kadri suspended four games for Fraser headshot

    Mar 18, 2015, 11:37 AM EDT

    Matt Fraser, Nazem Kadri

    And will fork over $141,463.41 in salary.

  16. Kadri to have hearing for Fraser headshot

    Mar 17, 2015, 10:33 AM EDT

    Matt Fraser, Nazem Kadri

    Incident occurred during Edmonton’s 4-1 win over the Leafs on Monday.

  17. ‘Amazing how quickly we regained our confidence’ with Dubnyk, says Wild GM

    Feb 24, 2015, 6:40 PM EDT

    Arizona Coyotes v Minnesota Wild

    “I don’t know that anybody would have envisioned how well Devan’s played and how well we’ve played since the trade.”

  18. Video: Del Zotto, Flyers edge Capitals

    Feb 22, 2015, 5:15 PM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Philadelphia Flyers

    Washington saw its four-game win streak end with the loss.

  19. NHL on NBC: Welcome to Hockey Day in America

    Feb 22, 2015, 10:05 AM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Washington Capitals

    It gets started with Washington at Philadelphia.

  20. Video: Kuznetsov, Caps edge Islanders in a shootout

    Feb 21, 2015, 3:55 PM EDT

    Winnipeg Jets v Washington Capitals

    Washington has now won four straight.

  21. Kuemper’s impending return creates awkward situation

    Feb 5, 2015, 9:20 AM EDT

    Darcy Kuemper

    Minnesota will be carrying three goaltenders even though Devan Dubnyk is carrying the team.

  22. NHL on NBCSN: Wild test turnaround against Blackhawks

    Feb 3, 2015, 10:46 AM EDT

    Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks

    Chicago has already beaten Minnesota three times in 2014-15.

  23. Wild activate Kuemper, giving them three healthy goalies

    Jan 19, 2015, 8:18 PM EDT

    Darcy Kuemper

    He wasn’t put in the lineup tonight.

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