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Senators Blank Wild 3-0
The Minnesota Wild lost 3-0 at Ottawa Thursday night in the first game of a 3-game road trip. Ottawa scored 2 goals in the 2nd period and 1 in the 3rd. Niklas Backstrom had 14 saves and the Wild outshot Ottawa 35-17.
Gopher Men’s Basketball Beats UMD in Exhibition Game
The Gopher men's basketball team defeated Minnesota-Duluth 95-68 Thursday night at Williams Arena. Minnesota had 5 players score in double figures led by junior college transfer Carlos Morris with 23 points on 10-17 shooting.
Wild to Play Without Parise; at Ottawa Tonight
The Minnesota Wild will play at least the next 3 games without left winger Zach Parise. Parise has what is being called an "upper body" injury.
Timberwolves Win at Brooklyn
The Timberwolves scored the last 9 points last night to win at Brooklyn 98-91. Kevin Martin led 5 players in double figures with 26 points, rookie Andrew Wiggins had 17 points,
Penguins Down Wild 4-1
The Minnesota Wild lost 4-1 at home to Pittsburgh Tuesday night. The Penguins scored 1 goal in the 1st period and 2 in the 2nd before Minnesota scored 1 goal in the 3rd period.
Twins Introduce Molitor as Manager
The Twins introduced Paul Molitor as their 13th manager today at the Press Conference at Target Field. Molitor takes over for Ron Gardenhire.
Thad Young Returns to Practice For Wolves
Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young has returned to practice after passing concussion tests. He was involved with a scary collision with Bulls guard Jimmy Butler Saturday night in Minnesota's loss to Chicago.
Twins Select Molitor as Manager
The Twins have hired Paul Molitor as their new manager. He will introduced at a press conference tomorrow at 10am. Molitor will reportedly get a 3-year contract after the team has lost 90+ games for 4 straight seasons.
Local Teams to Play in Football State Tournament This Week
Many local schools will play in the high school football state tournament quarterfinals this week. In Class 5-A Sartell-St. Stephen will match up with Simley at 6pm at St. Cloud State Saturday November 8.
Timberwolves Top Thunder in Preseason Game
The Timberwolves won 112-94 in Tulsa, Oklahoma against the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday night. The Wolves were led by veteran guard Mo Williams with 19 points. Ricky Rubio, Robbie Hummel and Kevin Martin each added 13 points for Minnesota.
High School Football Section Pairings Set
The High School Football section pairings have been announced for the upcoming playoffs. Moorhead is #1 in Section 8-5-A, Sartell is #2, Apollo is #3, Alexandria #4, Tech is #5 and Sauk Rapids-Rice is #6.
Wild Claim Prosser Off Waivers
The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from the St. Louis Blues. The 28-year old Elk River native had 2 goals and 6 assists while playing for the Wild in 2013-2014.