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NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season

Training Camp to start July 13; Games by August 1st

NHL- (AP) The NHL and NHL Players’ Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press there was an agreement on protocols for training camps and games and the sides are still negotiating an extension of the collective bargaining agreement, which is…

Wild goalie Alex Stalock nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Stalock, 32, was 20-11-4 with a 2.67 goals against average and .910 save percentage, posting four shutouts in 36 starts for the Wild this season

MINNEAPOLIS- (FOX 9) Alex Stalock has answered the call every time Devan Dubnyk couldn’t be in net for the Minnesota Wild, and now the No. 2 goaltender has been nominated for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is presented annually to the player who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Stalock, 32, was 20-11-4 with a…

NHL Outlines Return to Play Plan

Commissioner Gary Bettman announces the league's return to play plan

  NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. — The NHL regular season is officially over as commissioner Gary Bettman announced the league’s return to play plan. 24 teams will return including the top 12 based off points from when season was paused on march 12th. In that case, the Minnesota Wild make it into the playoffs as the 10 seed. Each conference…

Minnesota Wild Fire Coach Bruce Boudreau

He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Bruce Boudreau. He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season and the sixth fired for performance reasons. Assistant Dean Evason was named the Wild’s interim coach. Minnesota is 27-23-7 and three points out of a playoff position in the Western Conference with 25 games left to play. Boudreau…

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…