The Minnesota Wild acquired Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim on Tuesday in exchange for a 2016 third-round draft choice.
Jason Pominville and Zach Parise each scored on assists from Mikko Koivu, and Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves to lead the Minnesota Wild in a 2-1 victory on Thursday over the Florida Panthers.
The Minnesota Wild and Florida Panthers are both on the outside of the playoff picture looking in, but both teams sit in 9th place in their respective conference and are just four points back of the final playoff spot.
After getting their season off to a very rocky start, the Carolina Hurricanes have had a hard time stringing wins togehter.
The Florida Panthers returned to the BB&T Center on Monday following a four-game road trip, but couldn’t retain the strong efforts put fourth while away from home.
Wild coach Mike Yeo took away mostly positives despite Minnesota having its win streak snapped the last time out, but Zach Parise remains concerned about the club’s power play.
Taking penalties remains the main thing keeping the Florida Panthers from reaching their full potential, and it cost them another two points on Saturday night in the desert.
A pair of teams that have stumbled out of the gate will face off tonight in Denver.
Bob Suter, a member of the “Miracle On Ice” team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57.
Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in a shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.