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Talent, wit and skin color help Dumba stand out

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Matt Dumba doesn’t know his exact racial heritage, but it didn’t take him long to notice he was different from nearly every other hockey player.
With his dark skin, the Wild defenseman felt singled out on the ice when he was …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Talent, wit and skin color help Dumba stand out

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Matt Dumba doesn’t know his exact racial heritage, but it didn’t take him long to notice he was different from nearly every other hockey player.
With his dark skin, the Wild defenseman felt singled out on the ice when he was …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wild’s Vanek feels sense of belonging

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Before his first preseason game in St. Paul three weeks ago, Thomas Vanek sat alone at his new stall in the Minnesota Wild’s locker room.
Normally not one to get all sentimental, Vanek took a few minutes to himself, looking at …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wild’s Vanek feels sense of belonging

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Before his first preseason game in St. Paul three weeks ago, Thomas Vanek sat alone at his new stall in the Minnesota Wild’s locker room.
Normally not one to get all sentimental, Vanek took a few minutes to himself, looking at …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bryzgalov is No. 1 in Wild’s universe

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENVER — Much of Ilya Bryzgalov’s thinking is done out loud, but he’s no bore. When he talks, his Minnesota Wild teammates listen.
“I can just sit there and listen to him talk for a while and I’ll have a smile on my face, for sure,” lead…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hennen wins Wild mustache contest

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

All thanks to his mustache, a Douglas County resident had the opportunity to win a contest sponsored by the Minnesota Wild and kick off a game with the famed “Let’s Play Hockey” chant.

Mathew Hennen, an employee at the Runestone Community Ce…continue reading on echopress.com

Hennen wins Wild mustache contest

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

All thanks to his mustache, a Douglas County resident had the opportunity to win a contest sponsored by the Minnesota Wild and kick off a game with the famed “Let’s Play Hockey” chant.

Mathew Hennen, an employee at the Runestone Community Ce…continue reading on echopress.com

Minnesota sneaks past Hurricanes

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

By David Droschak
The Sports Xchange
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Minnesota Wild is living off of confidence, the game’s hottest goalie and a ton of ice time from defenseman Ryan Suter.
Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville all scored in the sh…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota sneaks past Hurricanes

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

By David Droschak
The Sports Xchange
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Minnesota Wild is living off of confidence, the game’s hottest goalie and a ton of ice time from defenseman Ryan Suter.
Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville all scored in the sh…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pominville scores twice, Wild top Canadiens

November 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jess Myers
SAINT PAUL, Minn. — When Jason Pominville scored in the second period on Friday night, he figured he had netted the game-winner. But after the Montreal Canadiens rallied to forge a 3-3 tie with the Minnesota Wild, Pominville made sur…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com