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HOPE Inc. Sled Hockey Jamboree Features 10 Teams from Three States

8th annual sled hockey jamboree this weekend and hockey fans came out to see these athletes leave it all on the ice

MOORHEAD, M.N. (KVRR) — HOPE Inc. hosts there eight annual sled hockey jamboree this weekend and hockey fans came out to see these athletes leave it all on the ice. “The Jamboree is a special event again it gives Hope INC the opportunity to pull in these other organizations, give them a chance, folks with mobility challenges a chance to…

Kaprizov Returns to the Wild

Calder Trophy Winner signs five-year deal

MINNEAPOLIS – (Fox 9) The wait to determine Kirill Kaprizov’s NHL future is over. The Minnesota Wild announced on Tuesday they’ve signed Kaprizov to a five-year, $45 million deal that keeps him in Minnesota through the 2025-26 season. Kaprizov, 24, won the Calder Trophy last year after leading the Wild and NHL rookies with 51 points. His 27 goals in…

Force’s Jack Peart And Tristan Broz Taken In NHL Draft

Both players were selected in the 2nd round on Saturday afternoon

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Fargo Force’s Jack Peart grew up in Minnesota, played hockey in the FM area, and is committed to Saint Cloud State. After that, he’ll have the opportunity to continue playing in his home state. The defensemen was taken 54th overall by the Wild in the 2nd round of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, making him the…

Twins, Timberwolves and Wild cancel Monday games after police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Timberwolves have postponed their games scheduled for Monday because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in a nearby suburb. The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled for a four-game series beginning Monday afternoon at Target Field. There was no word yet about rescheduling or the…

NHL postpones Wild games through Feb. 9 amid COVID-19 outbreak

Whole team in quarantine

(FOX 9) – The Minnesota Wild’s season is on pause for the next week while the team deals with a COVID-19 outbreak, the NHL announced on Wednesday. League and Wild team officials say that five new players have been added to the league’s COVID-19 Protocol List. The players include Nick Bjugstad, Nick Bonino, Joel Eriksson Ek, Marcus Johansson and Jared Spurgeon. That makes six…

NHL Postpones 2021 Winter Classic At Target Field

The league stated they plan to return to the area for a future game

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Along with All-Star weekend in late January, the NHL has postponed the 2021 Winter Classic that was supposed to feature the Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues at Target Field on the first day of the new year. In a release, the league mentioned that these events thrive off of the fan experience and that not…

Wild trades Devan Dubnyk, Ryan Donato to Sharks in day of roster shake-ups

Wild Get future draft picks in return

MINNEAPOLIS –  (FOX 9) The roster shakeup for the Minnesota Wild continued Monday as General Manager Bill Guerin announced they’ve traded goalie Devan Dubnyk and forward Ryan Donato to the San Jose Sharks for upcoming picks in the NHL Entry Draft. The Wild acquired Donato last season in a trade that sent Charlie Coyle to the Boston Bruins. Donato, 24, had…

Mikko Koivu, face of the Minnesota Wild, will not return to team

Spent 15 Years with Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Mikko Koivu’s time with the Minnesota Wild has come to an end. Wild general manager Bill Guerin announced Friday the team will not re-sign the longtime captain for the upcoming season. Koivu, 37, has played all 15 seasons and 1,028 career games in Minnesota. “Mikko Koivu was a true leader both on and off the ice during…