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November 16, 2018 5:52 AM Down to their fourth-string goalie, Canucks get blown out on the road in Minnesota

Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists, and the Wild rebounded from a recent hiccup by beating the Canucks 6-2 on Thursday night. Eric Staal and Matt Dumba had a goal and an assist, and Charlie Coyle, Nino Niederreiter and Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild, who had a season high in goals. Ryan Suter had two assists, and Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves 6

November 7, 2018 2:31 AM Golden Knights’ Haula stretchered off after hit vs. Leafs

It was a clean hit, but as Haula hit the boards near centre ice, his right leg buckled as he fell backwards. There was no penalty on the play. Haula waved to the crowd as he was taken off the ice. It’s another injury blow for Vegas, which already has centre Paul Stastny on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. Haula, a native of Pori, Finland, moved 11

October 31, 2018 5:23 AM Poor special teams play dooms Oilers in home loss to Wild

EDMONTON—On the front end of their longest road trip in franchise history, the Minnesota Wild managed to bounce back from a loss in Vancouver despite playing for the second night in a row. “We have good players and we have a good team,” Staal said. “We feel like we can come back any time and if we stay with our game and our structure, we have the talent 11

October 30, 2018 6:04 AM Elias Pettersson scores twice as Canucks run wild over Minnesota

Jordan Greenway, with his first NHL goal, and Ryan Sutter, on the power play, scored for the Wild (6-3-2). Canuck goaltender Jacob Markstrom stopped 37 shots. Dubnyk, making his third consecutive start, stopped 26 shots for Minnesota. Virtanen’s goal came at 5:15 of the second. He took a long pass from defenceman Alex Biega and let go a shot that sailed 19

October 25, 2018 6:04 AM Granlund scores in shootout, Canucks beat Golden Knights on home turf

Marchessault, Pacioretty, Erik Haula and William Karlsson all missed their opportunities in the shootout. The Canucks, who played their seventh road game in their last nine contests, are 2-0 in overtime games and now 1-0 in shootouts. The Golden Knights, who won a shootout in Minnesota in their second game of the season, are 1-1 in shootouts. While the Golden 18

October 20, 2018 4:17 AM Butler turns boos to ‘M-V-P!’ chants in Timberwolves home opener win

Butler elicited a roar from the crowd early in the second when he threw down an alley-oop from Tyus Jones on a fast break. Shortly after, Butler went to the free-throw line and the first “M-V-P!” chant broke out. Butler then helped finish off Cleveland in the fourth with 15 of his 33 points in the final frame. After the Cavs cut the deficit to 127-123 with just under 14

October 19, 2018 4:08 PM Eagles fan finds fame after running into a pole

The moment in the spotlight isn’t over yet for a Philadelphia Eagles fan who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into a subway pillar earlier this year. Jigar Desai is now the subject of an NFL digital short feature, shot ahead of the Eagles game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on Oct. 28. In the short, he’s surprised with tickets 14

October 11, 2018 3:42 AM Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler blows up in first practice of season

The Timberwolves have had talks with several teams since Butler made the request — including Miami — and nearly got a deal done with the Heat over the weekend. But those negotiations broke down, a person with direct knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press. The person said on Wednesday that the Heat have not initiated any further conversation 22

October 9, 2018 11:42 PM One of oldest U.S. coal companies files for bankruptcy as fuel demand drops

The restructuring agreement, which must be approved by a judge, includes refinancing an outstanding loan and a “business transformation” meant to significantly increase cash flow, the company statement said, without providing details. The group of lenders that holds a majority of Westmoreland’s debt also plans to bid for the company’s assets, the statement 19

August 29, 2018 7:09 PM Packers make Aaron Rodgers NFL’s highest-paid player

Rodgers, a two-time NFL most valuable player, unseats Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan atop the list of the league’s highest-paid players. Ryan agreed to a five-year, $150-million extension with the Falcons in May. His deal surpassed that of Kirk Cousins, who struck a fully guaranteed three-year, $84-million agreement with the Minnesota Vikings 15