In November, Wild goalie Josh Harding went public with his multiple sclerosis diagnosis. He vowed to continue his NHL career, but the odds looked to be against him sticking around for long -- only one other player saw game action in the pros following an MS diagnosis, and Jordan Sigalet's one-game N ... More >>
St. Paul's newest sports bar, Bullpen Sports Saloon, is settling into its downtown location, after opening in early December. We stopped by for a look around and a bite to eat.
About two months ago, Wild goalie Josh Harding, 28, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an incurable (but treatable) disease that affects the brain and spinal cord -- in particular, the protective covering around nerve cells. He went public with his illness this week.Symptoms include vision probl ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Twins' equipment staff mega-fails, misspells pitcher Jeff Manship's name on jersey-- T-Wolves to wear Minnesota Muskie throwbacks [PHOTOS]Did you know ESPN employs a uniform blogger? Well, now you do. His name is Paul Lukas, and this week he unveiled his ultimate project -- a ranked coun ... More >>
"I know this song. I know. I like it."Just as Minnesota Wild prospects shouldn't be Foo Fighters critics, we warn you to approach this clip of the Minnesota Timberwolves doing 'N Sync's Tearin' Up My Heart" with a bit of caution. First of all, you'll probably end up singing along with the tender ... More >>
Fontaine dropped the F-bomb on Twitter, and we're not talking about "fuck".Minnesota Wild prospect Justin Fontaine apparently isn't very fond of Dave Grohl. But they way he chose to express his dislike will keep him on the bench for two games.The Wild suspended Fontaine after he tweeted "the Foo ... More >>
The Minnesota Wild's season got off to a mixed start on Saturday. On one hand, the Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2, with a goal apiece for the Wild's new forwards Devin Setoguchi and Dany Heatley. On the other hand, Pierre-Marc Bouchard showed a pretty ugly side to his game when he slappe ... More >>
Pavol Demitra played three seasons for the Wild.A 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 >>
Erin Carlyle's cover story on Joe Gustafson is nominated for Story of the Year.The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest. The 23 no ... More >>
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The Opposite of Wild: Nik BackstromThis week's cover story profiles Niklas Backstrom, the unstoppable goalie for the Minnesota Wild. Known for his general ability to stay calm under pressure, the only time he really shows excitement is when he's between the pipes yelling directions at the D ... More >>
At AT&T Center, Inspectors found 18 pounds of expired hot dogs.Do sports concessionaires get distracted by big plays and slack on food safety? ESPN recently looked into stadium eats--from the health inspector's perspective and published highlights from the 2009 reports for MLB, NBA, NHL and N ... More >>
Skates, pads, sticks are first-come, first-served.
Both men famous for Wild antics
There's hope for the Stanley Cup in 2010!
Derek Boogaard is one of the most feared enforcers in the NHL. You wanna go?
Lots of layoffs. Cheap leases. Empty offices. Welcome to downtown St. Paul.
Primaries could mean a stronger, tougher lineup
St. Paul built a new hockey arena for the Wild and a new convention center for the city. Guess which one is losing money?
Arts funding and the cost of free money
The Minnesota Wild hockey hoo-ha is a high-stakes political power game featuring a lineup of heavy hitters--and you can't tell the players without this City Pages program.
"The troubling part comes when you look at your market: It's too small to support two major facilities plus the Metrodome and all your other smaller venues."