Tag Archives: Minnesota Wild

  • Watch the Avs’ Max Talbot Flop During Game 7 vs. Wild (GIF)

    Watch the Avs’ Max Talbot Flop During Game 7 vs. Wild (GIF)

    Anyone who began watching Game 7 between the Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild without caring who emerged victorious probably found themselves cheering for the underdog Wild after witnessing this embarrassing flop from the Avs’ Max Talbot late in the game. Check it out: And those who did find themselves siding with the Wild following that flop […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Justin Fontaine

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Justin Fontaine

    Through the first 38 games of his NHL career, Minnesota Wild right winger Justin Fontaine had scored a respectable eight goals.  In game 39 of his NHL career, he added three more to his career totals. Despite seeing only 13:23 of ice time, Fontaine was still able to record his first career hat-trick.  And those […]

  • Wild Defenseman Jonas Brodin Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Wild Defenseman Jonas Brodin Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    For the longest time in the NHL, having teeth knocked out has just been considered “part of the game.” If you still had a pretty smile, the thinking went, you probably were not playing hockey the right way. More recently, however, thinking has begun to shift. Guys are still getting their teeth knocked out, of […]

  • Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Hockey is one dangerous sport. If you’re not falling face-first to the ice, you’re almost getting your face sliced off or taking a puck to the kisser. Last night in Buffalo, the Minnesota Wild’s Keith Ballard was just the latest NHLer to experience this last bit of pleasantness. It wasn’t a slap shot or anything, […]

  • Wild’s Mike Rupp Breaks His Skate Blade, Hilarity Ensues (Video)

    Wild’s Mike Rupp Breaks His Skate Blade, Hilarity Ensues (Video)

    Mike Rupp‘s bone-crushing checks are enough to make any player a little wobbly on their skates.  He threw a total of six of them during Game One of the Wild’s first round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks last night, and wouldn’t you know it, his final check of the evening would actually leave Rupp himself unbalanced on […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Almond vs. Shaw — 4/1/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Almond vs. Shaw — 4/1/12

    It was a busy day of fisticuffs in the NHL yesterday, as a brawl between players and coaches unfolded during a game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins, while the other five games on Sunday’s schedule helped contribute an additional six fights to the day’s total.  And while the Pens and Flyers clearly […]