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  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Zach Parise humbled to be named captain of Team USA

    The Wild's Zach Parise has been named leader of a small army known as the U.S. Olympic Men's Hockey Team, which is expected later this month to invade the resort coastal city of Sochi, Russia. Friday's announcement brings an end to speculation of the last few weeks about which American-born player w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Matt Cooke scores quick goal in season opener, quiets the boo birds

    Matt Cooke sprints towards the offensive zone and pushes his opponent against the boards. After forcing the puck free with his stick, he sneaks unnoticed in front of the goal. All eyes are on his teammate Kyle Brodziak, who fires low. Cooke quickly angles his right skate and deflects the tiny rocket ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Xcel Center now serving a fake loon sausage and Zenon Konopka's wine

    While you're reading this week's cover story about the Minnesota Wild's controversial new arrival, Matt Cooke, you may find yourself wondering what kinds of tasty foods will be available at the Xcel Energy Center this year. Indeed, there will be quite a few new menu options for sports fans and conce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Pavol Demitra among the dead in Russian hockey team plane crash

    Pavol Demitra played three seasons for the Wild.‚ÄčA Russian jet carrying one of the country's best professional hockey teams crashed Wednesday evening, killing dozens, including former Wild forward Pavol Demitra. Reports have as many as 44 dead in the plane crash, including nearly the entire Lokomo ... More >>

  • News

    May 23, 2007

    A reclusive billionaire tries to resuscitate the Timberwolves' struggling arena

    Can Philip Anschutz lure the likes of Billy Joel and Justin Timberlake back to Minneapolis?

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2005

    Maybe he simply prefers Kodak

    Click on the picture of Yutaka Fukufuji to see why this is one of the more popular photos on Yahoo! this morning. Fukufuji played with Japan's national ice hockey team three times and was chosen 238th overall yesterday by the Los Angeles Kings in the NHL draft. In other hockey news, the Strib is rep ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    Time, After Time

    AC Newman suspends the hours with one big now