Player News - Wild

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Devan Dubnyk allowed four goals on 34 shots in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

The Wild were up 3-1 heading into the second period and 5-3 going into the third frame. Dubnyk is now 5-0-1 in his last six outings. He has a 9-6-2 record with a 2.66 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage this season. Since posting three consecutive shutouts earlier this month, Dubnyk has now allowed four goals in each of his last three games.
Nov 22 - 10:10 PM

Mikael Granlund scored two goals in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Granlund's first goal gave the Wild a 2-1 lead in the first period, while his second tally (scored on the power play) made it 5-2 for his team in the second frame. He finished the game with six shots on goal in just over 20 minutes of ice time. Granlund has now picked up four goals and five points in his last two games. He's up to five goals and 14 points in 16 games this season.
Nov 22 - 10:02 PM

Kyle Quincey will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against Buffalo.

Quincey has three assists in 15 games this season. He had suited up in each of Minnesota's last three games. Gustav Oloffson will take his spot in the lineup.
Nov 22 - 6:44 PM

Devan Dubnyk will get the start in Wednesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

He has an 8-6-2 record with a with a 2.57 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage this season. He's gone five games without suffering a regulation loss (4-0-1).
Nov 22 - 6:10 PM

Luke Kunin has been sent down to the AHL's Iowa Wild.

Kunin has notched two goals and four points in 17 contests with Minnesota this season. He hasn't picked up a point in 10 appearances this month and will seek to get some confidence back in the minors.
Nov 21 - 2:33 PM

Joel Eriksson Ek has been assigned to Iowa of the AHL.

Eriksson Ek has earned only three points (one goal, two assists) along with 30 hits in 20 games with Minnesota this season. Unfortunately, he hasn't hit the scoresheet in his last 12 NHL outings. Eriksson Ek should get a larger role with Iowa and could return to the big club down the road.
Nov 21 - 2:29 PM

Zack Mitchell has been recalled by Minnesota.

Mitchell has produced 16 points, including 11 assists, in 11 games with Iowa of the AHL this season. He also has one goal and two points in five appearances with Minnesota in 2017-18.
Nov 21 - 2:25 PM

Mikko Koivu contributed two assists in Monday's 4-3 OT loss to New Jersey.

Koivu picked up secondary helpers on power-play goals by Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter in the match. He has four assists over a three-game point streak and 12 points in 20 matches this season.
Nov 21 - 11:19 AM

Charlie Coyle got back in the lineup on Monday night against New Jersey.

Coyle missed 16 games after he suffered a fibula fracture back on Oct. 12 and surprisingly he returned before he participated in a full practice. He started Monday's contest on the fourth line with Matt Cullen and Tyler Ennis, but saw some shifts on the top combination. Coyle should be back in top-six forward role once he gets his timing back.
Nov 21 - 11:15 AM

Devan Dubnyk allowed four goals on 25 shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils.

The Wild were down 3-1 in the third period, but they were able to force overtime thanks to two goals from Mikael Granlund. Unfortunately for Minnesota, their comeback came up just short, as John Moore scored the game-winner for the Devils in the extra frame. The loss snaps Dubnyk's four-game winning streak. He has an 8-6-2 record with a 2.57 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage this season.
Nov 20 - 11:58 PM

Mikael Granlund scored two goals and an assist in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils.

Granlund registered the primary assist on Nino Niederreiter's power play goal in the second period before scoring twice in the third frame. The Wild forward has three goals and 12 points in 15 games this season. His point streak has now hit four games (he has seven points during that stretch).
Nov 20 - 11:51 PM

Chris Stewart will be a healthy scratch as the Minnesota Wild host the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

Stewart has six goals and eight points in 19 games with the Wild so far this season, although he has failed to record a single point in his past 13 games. Charlie Coyle is returning from injury, so Stewart sits in the press box alongside Mike Reilly.
Nov 20 - 7:44 PM

Devan Dubnyk will be back in the crease Monday against New Jersey.

Dubnyk got Saturday's game off after he made eight straight starts. His string of three straight shutouts ended on Nov. 16, but the Wild netminder has won each in each of his last four outings. Dubnyk has a mark of 8-6-1 with a 2.48 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage this campaign.
Nov 20 - 5:33 PM

Zach Parise has been moved to long-term injured reserve.

In a corresponding move, Minnesota also activated forward Charlie Coyle from LTIR on Monday. Parise had successful microdiscectomy surgery back on Oct. 24. He hasn't played yet this season and isn't expected to be available until late December of early January.
Nov 20 - 4:02 PM

Minnesota has activated Charlie Coyle from long-term injured reserve.

Coyle has missed the last 16 games because of a right fibula fracture. He could be back in the lineup as soon as Monday night.
Nov 20 - 3:58 PM


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