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 >>
The U.S. Olympic Committee announced the team for this year's winter Olympics yesterday, and it's a doozy: 230 members, the most for any nation in the history of the winter games.The country is amping up for international competition, sure. But the team list also sparks some rivalry between states, ... More >>
Hockey locker rooms are a fortress of ball-breaking, where half-naked and sweaty muscle men pit testosterone against wit.So it should come as no surprise that Zach Parise's Wild teammates got a hold of this glam shot and used it to make a point. Parise returns tonight after missing 14 games, and not ... More >>
The Wild left wing has been called the dirtiest player in hockey, but he intends to prove the haters wrong
Wild forward Zenon Konopka got 30 stitches in his face in Jaunary. It was pretty ugly.SEE ALSO: Zach Parise: Wild star's top 10 goals [VIDEOS] But we'd think those wounds have mostly healed by now. So it's hard to say exactly why an official during game one of the Wild-Blackhawks series looked so sc ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty now works as a lobbyist for America's biggest banks. But that doesn't mean he's too high and mighty to drink cheap bear at the hockey game.SEE ALSO: Wild goalie Josh Harding on MS diagnosis: "I don't look at this like I've got to take a new path" Pawlenty -- like many others in the Stat ... More >>
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 >>
Lynn Phillip Seibel, a former drama teacher at Shattuck-St. Mary's boarding school in Faribault, was charged today with 17 felony counts of child pornography and sexual misconduct.Seibel is charged with one count of soliciting a child to engage in sexual conduct, one count of using minors in pornogr ... More >>
SEE ALSO-- Zach Parise: New Minnesota Wild star's top 10 goals [VIDEOS]-- David Kahn is far and away the worst drafting GM in the NBA, according to CBS Sports study-- Wolves acquire Chase Budinger, white guy who jumped over P. Diddy at Dunk Contest [VIDEO]Yesterday, after clearing salary cap room by ... More >>
When Minnesota Wild management did their best Miami Heat impersonation and signed free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to identical 13-year, $98-million contracts last week, the franchise immediately became relevant for the first time in nearly a decade.After years of neglecting them, we here at C ... More >>
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The land of 10,000 lakes, hockey rinks and ski trails will be well represented in this winter's Olympics.