|October 4, 2014: Koivu lifts Wild past Blues, 5-4 in OT|
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Mikko Koivu scored at 4:28 of overtime to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues in the teams' preseason finale Saturday night.
|October 2, 2014: 2014 Draft Prep: Forward job battles|
As teams are figuring our which players are best for their lines each night, we in Fantasy need to know who to target. Jordan Buckley breaks down the job battles happening at the forward spot.
|October 2, 2014: 2014-15 NHL Season Preview: Central Division|
The Blackhawks look to be the top team in the Central again, though the St. Louis Blues may have something to say about that, and so could the Wild, Avalanche and Stars in this loaded race.
|October 1, 2014: Wild's Vanek Returns From Injury|
Vanek (general soreness) has played in each of the Wild's last two preseason contests.Vanek was dinged up in last Thursday's contest against the Penguins, but it didn't take long for him to return to full health. He failed to tally a point in either of the two contests he played, but the Wild will continue to carve out a role for him on the second line this season. He'll likely play alongside Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle.
|September 26, 2014: Wild's Vanek Dealing With Soreness|
Vanek likely won't play in Saturday's exhibition game against the Jets since he's dealing with soreness "after getting bumped" in Thursday's exhibition game, Chad Graff of the Pioneer Press reports.Vanek's status seems to be precautionary when considering that the Wild's first game of the season is on Oct. 9. A little added rest will be the norm in the preseason before the long grueling season starts and time off the ice is less affordable.