Minnesota Wild News


The Wild have recalled Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).

Kunin has spent the last two-plus months in Iowa working his way back from knee surgery and an injury to Mikko Koivu has finally opened the door for an NHL return. The 2016 No.15 overall pick has registered 15 points (8G / 7A) in 21 games with Iowa this season.

Source: Michael Russo 12/9/18, 11:04 pm EST

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Koivu is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Koivu was hurt in Calgary on Thursday in a collision with Mark Giordano, a play that resulted in Giordano getting suspended. The Wild listed Koivu as day-to-day but he could miss three weeks with a sprained MCL and hamstring injury according to Michael Russo of The Athletic. Luke Kunin was recalled from Iowa (AHL) to replace Koivu on the roster.

Source: Michael Russo 12/9/18, 11:03 pm EST

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Dubnyk will start Friday in Edmonton.

Dubnyk allowed two goals on 31 shots in the Wild’s win in Vancouver on Tuesday. The win snapped a five-game losing skid for Dubnyk, who had been ice-cold prior to Tuesday. The 32-year-old comes into Friday’s game vs. a cold Oilers’ offence at 5-4-0 with a 2.36 GAA and .919 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Michael Russo 12/7/18, 7:18 pm EST

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Stalock will start Thursday in Calgary.

Stalock allowed two goals on 28 shots in the Wild’s win over the Jets on November 23rd. Tonight he gets the front-end of the Wild’s back-to-back in Alberta agains the Pacific-leading Calgary Flames, who are 8-3-2 on home-ice this season. Stalock is 2-2-0 with a 2.28 GAA and .920 SV% on the road.

Source: Sarah McLellan 12/6/18, 4:46 pm EST

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Dubnyk starts Tuesday in Vancouver.

Dubnyk gave up four goals on 22 shots in the Wild’s loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. Dubnyk has given up four goals in four consecutive games and allowed a combined 19 goals on 120 shots (.842 SV%) in his last five outings (0-4-0). He has gone 1-1-0 with a 3.05 GAA and .895 SV% in his first two starts against the Canucks this season.

Source: Michael Russo 12/4/18, 3:33 pm EST

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Dubnyk leads the Wild onto the ice for warmups.

Dubnyk gave up four goals on 29 shots in the Wild’s loss in Columbus on Thursday. Dubnyk has stumbled as of late, losing four in a row while posting a 3.96 GAA and .847 SV%. Things don’t get any easier tonight with the Maple Leafs in town. Toronto comes in averaging the third most goals per game (3.58) in the NHL and just got Auston Matthews back on Wednesday.

Source: @mnwild 12/1/18, 6:52 pm EST

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Dubnyk is expected to start Saturday vs. the Maple Leafs.

Dubnyk gave up four goals on 29 shots in the Wild’s loss in Columbus on Thursday. Dubnyk has stumbled as of late, losing four in a row while posting a 3.96 GAA and .847 SV%. Things don’t get any easier tonight with the Maple Leafs in town. Toronto comes in averaging the third most goals per game (3.58) in the NHL and just got Auston Matthews back on Wednesday.

Source: Jessi Pierce 12/1/18, 11:08 am EST

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Dubnyk will start Thursday in Columbus.

Dubnyk allowed four goals on 14 shots in the Wild’s 4-3 loss to the Coyotes on Tuesday. It was a brutal outing for Dubnyk, who has lost three in a row while allowing a combined 11 goals on 68 shots (.853 SV%). The 32-year-old has regressed after a great October but remains 4-3-0 with a 2.16 GAA and .925 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Michael Russo 11/29/18, 12:19 pm EST

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Dubnyk is expected to start Thursday in Columbus.

Dubnyk allowed four goals on 14 shots in the Wild’s 4-3 loss to the Coyotes on Tuesday. It was a brutal outing for Dubnyk, who has lost three in a row while allowing a combined 11 goals on 68 shots (.853 SV%). The 32-year-old has regressed after a great October but remains 4-3-0 with a 2.16 GAA and .925 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Michael Russo 11/29/18, 10:19 am EST

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Dubnyk (illness) will be back in net on Tuesday.

Dubnyk missed Friday’s game vs. the Jets but will be back between the pipes on Tuesday. In his last start, Dubnyk allowed four goals on 26 shots in a loss to the Sabres last Wednesday. Dubnyk had an outstanding start to the season but has struggled as of late. Dubnyk is 2-2-0 with a 3.63 GAA and .878 SV% in his last four outings.

Source: Jessi Pierce 11/27/18, 2:10 pm EST

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Dubnyk (illness) will be available on Tuesday.

Dubnyk missed Friday’s game vs. the Jets with an illness but was back on the ice for Monday’s practice. Head coach Bruce Boudreau said that he “will be good to go [Tuesday.]” Look for Dubnyk, who is 5-2-2 on home-ice, to start vs. the Coyotes.

Source: @mnwild 11/26/18, 1:54 pm EST

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Stalock will start Friday vs. the Jets.

Stalock recorded the win after stopping the only shot that he faced after replacing Devan Dubnyk in the Wild’s win over the Senators on Wednesday. Stalock has been solid this season, going 4-2-0 with a 2.54 GAA and .910 SV% in six appearances this season. With Devan Dubnyk out with an illness, Stalock will start this afternoon vs. the Jets.

Source: Micheal Russo 11/23/18, 2:50 pm EST

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