NHL News & Notes: Niederreiter & Rask Trade, Byron, Alzner & More

NHL News & Notes: Niederreiter & Rask Trade, Byron, Alzner & More

January 17th, 2019 In today's News & Notes, the Minnesota Wild have traded Nino Niederreiter to the Carolina Hurricanes for Victor Rask, Paul Byron has been suspended, the Montreal Canadiens have recalled Karl Alzner, Brandon Dubinsky has returned to practice and Ben Lovejoy will miss Thursday's game. Related:...
Wild Overcome Kings in Shootout

Wild Overcome Kings in Shootout

January 16th, 2019 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jason Zucker scored in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. It was Zucker's first career shootout goal in five tries. Zucker was the only shooter from either team to convert. ...

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January 5th, 2019
Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — Jared Spurgeon scored twice as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Saturday afternoon. Jordan Greenway and Zach Parise also scored for the Wild (20-17-3), who played their second of a four-game road trip. Devan Dubnyk stoppe...
January 5th, 2019
Minnesota Wild

On Jan. 2nd, the National Hockey League announced the rosters for the All-Star weekend festivities in San Jose. Fans in Minnesota expected to see Zach Parise's name on the Central Division roster and represent the Minnesota Wild later this month. Unfortunately, that isn't the case. Parise was snubbed of an All-Star spot even though he is deserving of one. In 38 games played, he has recorded 35 points (18 goals, 17 assists), including a game-winner yesterday against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He's also tied for second on the team with a plus-six, only behind Charlie Coyle's plus-seven. Parise is consistently involved in each game he plays, which is the direct result of his puck-first mentality. This is something that he has done well throughout his career with the New Jersey Devils and Wild. He wins one-on-one battles around the net, along the boards and in corners. He creates scoring chances by doing so. What more could you ask for in a hockey player? He isn't shy of taking...
January 4th, 2019
Toronto Maple Leafs

TORONTO — Zach Parise scored the winner as the Minnesota Wild fought back from deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 to down the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in rare weekday afternoon game Thursday. Jared Spurgeon, with a goal and two assists, Ch...