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Wild claim defenseman Chisholm off waivers

Wild claim defenseman Chisholm off waivers

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has claimed defenseman Declan Chisholm off waivers from the Winnipeg Jets. Chisholm, 24 (1/12/00), has tallied one assist in two games...

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Tough news for Gopher star Mara Braun

Tough news for Gopher star Mara Braun

University of Minnesota head women’s basketball coach Dawn Plitzuweit announced today that sophomore guard Mara Braun suffered a foot injury against Illinois that will require surgery and will be out indefinitely. “Mara has experienced an incredible sophomore season...

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Wild to honor Brooks with Legacy Award

Wild to honor Brooks with Legacy Award

The Minnesota Wild, in partnership with Minnesota Hockey and Bally Sports North, announced the late Herb Brooks as the 2023-24 State of Hockey Legacy Award winner. Brooks becomes the 13th member to receive the honor. Brooks’ two grandson’s, Tommy and Joe Paradise,...

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Neck protection legislation passed by USA Hockey

Neck protection legislation passed by USA Hockey

The USA Hockey Congress today approved legislation requiring the use of neck laceration protection for players in all age classifications, other than adults, in games and practices, as well as for on-ice officials under the age of 18, effective August 1, 2024. USA...

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Gopher men’s basketball at Penn State on Saturday (AUDIO)

Gopher men’s basketball at Penn State on Saturday (AUDIO)

GOPHERS - NITTANY LIONS, 5:31 PM, SATURDAY SERIES INFORMATION* 46th Meeting (30-15 all time) Road Record vs. Penn State: 10-10 Gophers All-Time vs. Big Ten: 790-905 * - excludes vacated games STARTING FIVE • Minnesota returns to road action when it travels to Penn...

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Twins adding two to team’s Hall of Fame

Twins adding two to team’s Hall of Fame

The Minnesota Twins announced today that former Twins general manager Terry Ryan and former coach Rick Stelmaszek have been elected to the club’s Hall of Fame. They will become the 39th and 40th members of the Twins Hall of Fame when they are inducted on Saturday,...

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Hobey Baker Award Fan Balloting Now Open

Hobey Baker Award Fan Balloting Now Open

St. Paul, Minn. – It’s Hobey Baker time. Fan balloting has opened for the 2024 Hobey Baker Award. Awarded annually to college hockey’s top player, the Hobey Baker’s tremendously popular fan-voting will run from Friday, January 26 until Sunday, March 10 at midnight....

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Wild make a trade

Wild make a trade

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired defenseman Will Butcher from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for forward Maxim Cajkovic. Butcher, 29 (1/6/95), has recorded...

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#9 Gopher hockey visits #8 Michigan State

#9 Gopher hockey visits #8 Michigan State

After finishing a six-game homestand, the No. 9 Minnesota men's hockey team hits the road for the first time since early December when it travels to No. 8/7 Michigan State in a top-10 battle Jan. 26-27 at Munn Ice Arena. The series against the Big Ten...

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Canterbury Park announces stakes schedule

Canterbury Park announces stakes schedule

Canterbury Park racing officials announced a stake and overnight handicap schedule spread across the 54-day season, offering opportunities for open-company and Minnesota-bred thoroughbreds to race on both turf and dirt at various distances. Twenty-five stakes and...

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Mauer is a Hall of Famer on first ballot

Mauer is a Hall of Famer on first ballot

Minnesota Twins legend Joe Mauer has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Mauer received 293 votes (76.1%) of 385 ballots and will join Adrián Beltré, Todd Helton and Jim Leyland (Contemporary Baseball Era...

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Twins make minor league coaching assignments for 2024

Twins make minor league coaching assignments for 2024

The Minnesota Twins today announced minor league managerial and coaching assignments for the 2024 season. For the fifth consecutive year, all six affiliates will have two pitching coaches, one of whom is bilingual (English and Spanish), while the top four levels...

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TwinsFest approaching

TwinsFest approaching

The unofficial start of the 2024 baseball season is set for this weekend, as more than 65 current, former and future Minnesota Twins players and coaches will be in Minneapolis for a trio of TwinsFest presented by Dove events: TwinsFest Live! from 7 to 10 p.m. on...

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Gopher volleyball names new assistant coach

Gopher volleyball names new assistant coach

Minnesota head coach Keegan Cook announced the addition of Crissy Jones Schoonderwoerd as the team's new assistant coach. Jones Schoonderwoerd spent the 2023 season at California as the team's interim head coach after taking over two weeks before the regular season...

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Wild make emergency call-ups

Wild make emergency call-ups

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Jake Lucchini and goaltender Jesper Wallstedt under emergency conditions from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey...

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Frost to miss weekend series

Frost to miss weekend series

University of Minnesota women's hockey head coach Brad Frost will miss this weekend's road series at Bemidji State due to a medical situation. Associate head coach Greg May will serve as Minnesota's acting head coach this weekend. Frost is expected to return to the...

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Lightning Zap Wild

Lightning Zap Wild

(Tampa, FL) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning pulled away from the Minnesota Wild in the third period for a 7-3 win at Amalie Arena. The Wild were within one entering the third, but Steven Stamkos, Michael Eyssimont, and Anthony Cirelli scored in succession for Tampa to put...

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T-Wolves get 30th Win At Midway Point

T-Wolves get 30th Win At Midway Point

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Anthony Edwards finished with 28 points as the Timberwolves surged past the Grizzlies 118-103 on Thursday night at Target Center.  Edwards had just two points in the first half but helped the Timberwolves blow past Memphis to get their 30th win...

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Wild captain to miss remainder of season

Wild captain to miss remainder of season

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced that captain Jared Spurgeon will miss the remainder of this season due to injury. He is scheduled to have left hip surgery on Feb. 6 and will then have back surgery...

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Gophers name new assistant soccer coach

Gophers name new assistant soccer coach

Head Soccer Coach Erin Chastain has announced the addition of Ellis Riley as assistant coach to her staff. "Ellis will be a tremendous addition to our staff and program," said head coach Erin Chastain. "He's extremely driven, focused, competitive and will invest...

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Wolves Win Third Straight  ((AUDIO))

Wolves Win Third Straight ((AUDIO))

(Detroit, MI)  --  Anthony Edwards had 27 points and eight assists as the Timberwolves fended off the Pistons for a 124-117 win.  Karl Anthony Towns had 27 points while Jaden McDaniels had 23 points.  After the game, McDaniels talked to Alan Horton on the Minnesota...

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Gopher women at #16 Indiana tonight (AUDIO)

Gopher women at #16 Indiana tonight (AUDIO)

MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota women's basketball team (13-3, 3-2 B1G) heads to Bloomington, Ind., to take on No. 16/13 Indiana (14-2, 5-1 B1G) at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The game will be Minnesota's debut on the streaming platform Peacock, on Jan. 17,...

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Darwitz selected for International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame

Darwitz selected for International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame

Former Minnesota women's ice hockey player and assistant coach Natalie Darwitz was named to the 2024 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Hall of Fame Class today. The IIHF's Historical Committee met in Prague recently and nominated its newest members to the...

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Wild to host Marc-Andre Fleury Night in February

Wild to host Marc-Andre Fleury Night in February

The Minnesota Wild today announced the team will hold Marc-Andre Fleury Night when it hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins on Feb. 9, 2024, at 7 p.m. The Wild will commemorate Fleury for reaching 1,000 games played in the NHL and securing 552 career wins, moving past Patrick...

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Wild Stop Skid While Fleury Makes NHL History

Wild Stop Skid While Fleury Makes NHL History

(St. Paul, MN) -- Marc Andre Fleury is now all alone as the second winningest goaltender in N-H-L history and he got it done with a 5-0 shutout victory over the New York Islanders. Fleury made 21 saves to notch win number 552 to move past Patrick Roy for number two on...

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Wild Host Flyers

(St. Paul, MN)  --  The Wild will limp back home for a Friday night face off against Philadelphia.  The Wild lost both games of a home and home with the Stars including a 7-2 loss on Wednesday in Dallas.  The Stars sweep the season series and outscored the Wild 19-5...

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