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Matt Cullen Retiring From The NHL

Matt Cullen: his story, his words.https://t.co/rsL9o4yk1j pic.twitter.com/985mgUtqpk — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) July 10, 2019 Moorhead native Matt Cullen is officially retiring from the National Hockey League after a 21-year career. The 42-year old won three Stanley Cups during his time in the NHL, the first came in 2006 with the Carolina Hurricanes and won back-to-back titles with the Pittsburgh Penguins…

Minnesota Wild Select Matthew Boldy With 12th Overall Pick

Only Pick of the First Round

VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Minnesota Wild have added a new left winger to the future of their franchise after selecting Matthew Boldy with the 12th overall pick of the first round of the NHL Draft at BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia. Boldy is expected to play hockey his freshman year at Boston College before turning pro for the Wild…

Minnesota Wild’s Matt Cullen Surprises 20-Year-Old Battling Stage Four Brain Cancer

Buffalo Wild Wings in South Fargo where Robertson works hosted a fundraiser filled with plenty of surprises for Ty

FARGO, N.D. — 20-year-old Ty Robertson was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer two years ago and his most recent prognosis gives him just two months to live. Buffalo Wild Wings in South Fargo where Robertson works hosted a fundraiser filled with plenty of surprises for Ty. “It’s actually really cool,” Ty said. “I had no idea he was coming….

Raccoon Climbing UBS Tower In St. Paul Stops Traffic And Goes Viral

A crowd gathered to watch it while others commented on Twitter

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It’s the social media event that stopped people from working in the Twin Cities. A stranded raccoon was generating a lot of social media interest as it scaled an office building in downtown St. Paul. Minnesota Public Radio branded the errant raccoon with the hashtag #mprraccoon . A crowd gathered to watch it while others commented…

Minnesota Wild Introduce New GM Paul Fenton

Fenton spent last 12 seasons as assistant GM with Nashville Predators.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After working a quarter-century in the NHL, including two decades in management, Paul Fenton finally has the opportunity to run a team. The new general manager of the Minnesota Wild has been tasked with retooling a roster that has produced a consistent regular season winner but, more importantly, scant success in the playoffs. “I’m confident…

Matt Cullen Brings Stanley Cup Back to Moorhead for the Third Time

Cullen won the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the second time in as many years, Moorhead native Matt Cullen has returned to the Fargo-Moorhead area with a special guest. The Stanley Cup. “It’s special,” Cullen said. “You never dream about ever having it this many times. To be able to bring it home and share it here at the hospital and with the community…

Moorhead’s Matt Cullen Rejoining Wild for his 20th Season

Cullen is coming off of two Stanley Cup championships with Pittsburgh

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Former Moorhead Spud Matt Cullen is deciding to put off retirement for at least another season. Cullen signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Wild worth $1 million with a possible $700,000 in bonuses. The 40-year-old centerman is coming off of two Stanley Cup championships with the Pittsburgh Penguins. His 19-year NHL career has been spent across…

Wild Lose In OT

Blues sneaked into Minnesota to steal Game 1 of their first-round series from the Wild with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.

ST. PAUL, Minn.  Joel Edmundson scored for St. Louis at 17:48 of overtime, Jake Allen made a career-high 51 saves and the Blues sneaked into Minnesota to steal Game 1 of their first-round series from the Wild with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday. Blues star Vladimir Tarasenko was quiet for most of the night until he drove into a crowd…