9-2-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Bill Barber is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Rob Palmer is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Lubomir Sekeras is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Marian Gaborik is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dino Ciccarelli is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Filip Kuba has played 12 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kyle Wanvig has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-2-2003 Jacques Lemairre praises Joe Pavelski
Quebec Nordiques head coach Jacques Lemairre has praised young center Joe Pavelski in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Joe Pavelski has played 34 games with Frölunda Göteborg this season, collecting 23+15=38 with 23 PIM.


2-2-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Andrew Brunette has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Bill Barber has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras has played 25 games without a goal. Marian Gaborik has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-1-2003 Team captain meets with Pascal Dupuis
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Pascal Dupuis after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Pascal Dupuis as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

26-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Lubomir Sekeras is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Dino Ciccarelli is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Andrew Brunette has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Wes Walz is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-1-2003 Richard Park frustrated
Quebec Nordiques center Richard Park feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Richard Park was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Quebec Nordiques this season. He has played 49 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 4+10=14 with 14 PIM.


22-1-2003 Team captain meets with Darby Hendrickson
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Darby Hendrickson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Darby Hendrickson as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

21-1-2003 Jean Beliveau reaches career high !
Jean Beliveau marked a new career high in assists with 23 assists after assisting in tonights game against New Jersey Devils on a goal by Dino Ciccarelli. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said as he packed up his gear.

A native of USA, Jean Beliveau was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 8th round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 329 NHL games during his career, notching 41 goals and adding 100 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 47 games with the Quebec Nordiques this season, totalling 12+23=35 with 2 PIM.


20-1-2003 Rob Palmer frustrated
Quebec Nordiques defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 44 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 47 games with the Quebec Nordiques this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 6 PIM.


19-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Bill Barber is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Rob Palmer is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Pascal Dupuis is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dino Ciccarelli is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Kyle Wanvig is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Sergei Zholtok is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras has played 21 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-1-2003 Rob Palmer reaches career high !
Rob Palmer marked a new career high in assists with 16 assists after assisting in tonights game against New York Islanders on a goal by Pascal Dupuis. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 247 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 44 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 46 games with the Quebec Nordiques this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 6 PIM.


18-1-2003 Team captain meets with Sergei Zholtok
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Sergei Zholtok after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Sergei Zholtok as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

15-1-2003 Matt Johnson injured.
Matt Johnson of Iowa Wild suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Yes it does hurt, quite a bit actually, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

14-1-2003 Jean Beliveau reaches career high !
Jean Beliveau marked a new career high in points with 30 after assisting in tonights game against New York Rangers on a goal by Marian Gaborik. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of USA, Jean Beliveau was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 8th round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 325 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 96 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 43 games with the Quebec Nordiques this season, totalling 11+19=30 with 2 PIM.


14-1-2003 Darryl Laplante injured.
Darryl Laplante of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . I just kind of rolled over his back and I couldn't get my arm down to brace myself, so I landed awkwardly, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

13-1-2003 Team captain meets with Willie Mitchell
Following the team's recent 2-4 loss against Vancouver Canucks on 12-1-2003, Quebec Nordiques captain Jean Beliveau and Willie Mitchell were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jean Beliveau

12-1-2003 Jacques Lemairre praises Nathan Horton
Quebec Nordiques head coach Jacques Lemairre has praised young right wing Nathan Horton in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Nathan Horton has played 43 games with Montreal Rocket this season, collecting 33+13=46 with 46 PIM.


12-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Barber is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dino Ciccarelli is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Filip Kuba is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Sergei Zholtok is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras has played 17 games without a goal. Pascal Dupuis is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Marian Gaborik has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kyle Wanvig has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-1-2003 Rob Palmer reaches career high !
Rob Palmer marked a new career high in points with 16 after assisting in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a goal by Dino Ciccarelli. Yes, it does feel great, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 242 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 42 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 41 games with the Quebec Nordiques this season, totalling 2+14=16 with 6 PIM.


9-1-2003 Team captain meets with Marian Gaborik
Following the team's recent 0-3 win at St. Louis Blues on 6-1-2003, Quebec Nordiques captain Jean Beliveau and Marian Gaborik were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jean Beliveau

5-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Sergei Zholtok has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras has played 14 games without a goal. Pascal Dupuis is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kyle Wanvig has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-1-2003 Team captain meets with Jason Marshall
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Jason Marshall after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jason Marshall as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

2-1-2003 Minnesota Wild players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Minnesota Wild organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Jake Riddle (USA)


2-1-2003 Matt Johnson resumes full training.
Iowa Wild right wing Matt Johnson has resumed full training after his chest injury.

1-1-2003 Marian Gaborik resumes full training.
Minnesota Wild right wing Marian Gaborik has resumed full training after his arm injury.

31-12-2002 Jean Beliveau frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Jean Beliveau feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Jean Beliveau was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 8th round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 320 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 93 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 38 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 10+16=26 with 2 PIM.


31-12-2002 Marian Gaborik injured.
Marian Gaborik (MIN) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Vitaly Vishnevski (ANA). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he said after the game.

29-12-2002 Team captain meets with Pascal Dupuis
Following the team's recent 3-1 win against Arizona Coyotes on 29-12-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Pascal Dupuis were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jean Beliveau

29-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andrew Brunette is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Wes Walz is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Ladislav Benysek is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Dwayne Roloson is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Sergei Zholtok has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras has played 11 games without a goal. Pascal Dupuis is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Marian Gaborik has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dino Ciccarelli has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-12-2002 Matt Johnson injured.
Matt Johnson of Iowa Wild suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

22-12-2002 Rob Palmer frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 38 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 35 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 4 PIM.


22-12-2002 Team captain meets with Marian Gaborik
Following the team's recent 2-2 tie against Dallas Stars on 22-12-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Marian Gaborik did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Jean Beliveau

22-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Rob Palmer is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Dino Ciccarelli is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Andrew Brunette has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Stacy Roest is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Sergei Zholtok has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 27 games without a goal. Marian Gaborik has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-12-2002 Rob Palmer frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 234 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 37 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+9=10 with 4 PIM.


18-12-2002 Marian Gaborik resumes full training.
Minnesota Wild right wing Marian Gaborik has resumed full training after his ankle injury.

17-12-2002 Team captain meets with Pascal Dupuis
Following the team's recent 5-3 win against Los Angeles Kings on 17-12-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Pascal Dupuis did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Jean Beliveau

15-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andrew Brunette is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jean Beliveau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Wes Walz is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Bill Barber is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Filip Kuba has played 32 games without a goal. Sergei Zholtok has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with ankle injury.



13-12-2002 Marian Gaborik resumes light training.
Minnesota Wild right wing Marian Gaborik has resumed light training after his ankle injury and is listed day to day.

13-12-2002 Bill Barber reaches career high !
Bill Barber marked a new career high in goals with 10 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Winnipeg Jets on a feed by Jean Beliveau. I wouldn't have been able to do this without my great teammates, was his only statement before going to the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Bill Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 249 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 32 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 29 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 10+8=18 with 26 PIM.


11-12-2002 Team captain meets with Manny Fernandez
Following the team's recent 4-1 win against Nashville Predators on 10-12-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Manny Fernandez did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jean Beliveau

10-12-2002 Bill Barber reaches career high !
Bill Barber marked a new career high in points with 17 after scoring in tonights game against Nashville Predators on a feed by Dino Ciccarelli. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Bill Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 32 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 26 PIM.


9-12-2002 Team captain meets with Hnat Domenichelli
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Hnat Domenichelli after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Hnat Domenichelli as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

8-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Andrew Brunette has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Filip Kuba has played 29 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with ankle injury.



8-12-2002 Mike Crowley resumes full training.
Iowa Wild defenseman Mike Crowley has resumed full training after his injury.

6-12-2002 Team captain meets with Sergei Zholtok
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Sergei Zholtok after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Sergei Zholtok as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

5-12-2002 Rob Palmer frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 228 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 34 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 4 PIM.


3-12-2002 Shawn Carter resumes full training.
Iowa Wild left wing Shawn Carter has resumed full training after his injury.

3-12-2002 Mike Crowley resumes light training.
Iowa Wild defenseman Mike Crowley has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

2-12-2002 Jamie Ling agrees on a contract.
Jamie Ling has signed a one year deal with the Iowa Wild. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

1-12-2002 Team captain meets with Willie Mitchell
Following the team's recent 1-4 win at Arizona Coyotes on 30-11-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Willie Mitchell did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Jean Beliveau

1-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Bill Barber is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Lubomir Sekeras is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Filip Kuba has played 26 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with ankle injury.



30-11-2002 Shawn Carter injured.
Shawn Carter of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, he said to the press.

28-11-2002 Rob Palmer frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 226 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 34 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 4 PIM.


28-11-2002 Team captain meets with Filip Kuba
Following the team's recent 4-3 loss at San Jose Sharks on 28-11-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Filip Kuba did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jean Beliveau

26-11-2002 Team captain meets with Filip Kuba
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Filip Kuba after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Filip Kuba as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

26-11-2002 Team captain meets with Pascal Dupuis
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Pascal Dupuis after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Pascal Dupuis as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

25-11-2002 Dan Cavanaugh resumes full training.
Iowa Wild center Dan Cavanaugh has resumed full training after his injury.

24-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andrew Brunette is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jean Beliveau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Bill Barber has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Filip Kuba has played 23 games without a goal. Sergei Zholtok has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras has played 12 games without a goal. Pascal Dupuis is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with ankle injury.



24-11-2002 Dan Cavanaugh injured.
Dan Cavanaugh of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Rockford IceHogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . That was just good, clean, hard hitting hockey. If you think I look bad now you should see the other guy, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

21-11-2002 Rob Palmer frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 222 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 33 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 21 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 4 PIM.


21-11-2002 Bill Barber resumes full training.
Minnesota Wild left wing Bill Barber has resumed full training after his arm injury.

20-11-2002 Team captain meets with Wes Walz
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Boston Bruins on 18-11-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Wes Walz were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jean Beliveau

20-11-2002 Dan Cavanaugh resumes full training.
Iowa Wild center Dan Cavanaugh has resumed full training after his injury.

18-11-2002 Jean Beliveau reaches career high !
Jean Beliveau marked a new career high in goals with 7 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Boston Bruins on a feed by Filip Kuba. I just try to play hard for 60 minutes and give the team a chance for the 2 points. If I get a goal along the way that's just icing on the cake, he said before boarding the teams chartered jet.

A native of USA, Jean Beliveau was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 8th round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 302 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 81 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 20 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 0 PIM.


17-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Filip Kuba has played 20 games without a goal. Sergei Zholtok is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Bill Barber remains sidelined with arm injury. Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with ankle injury.



17-11-2002 Bill Barber injured.
Bill Barber (MIN) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Rhett Warrener (BUF). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

15-11-2002 Dan Cavanaugh resumes light training.
Iowa Wild center Dan Cavanaugh has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

15-11-2002 Dan Cavanaugh injured.
Dan Cavanaugh of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It hurts a bit but it'll be okay in a week or so I'm told, the injured player commented.

12-11-2002 Team captain meets with Mikko Koivu
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against Edmonton Oilers on 12-11-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Mikko Koivu were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jean Beliveau

12-11-2002 Matt Johnson resumes full training.
Minnesota Wild right wing Matt Johnson has resumed full training after his chest injury.

11-11-2002 Darby Hendrickson resumes full training.
Minnesota Wild left wing Darby Hendrickson has resumed full training after his thigh injury.

10-11-2002 Team captain meets with Willie Mitchell
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Chicago Blackhawks on 10-11-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Willie Mitchell were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jean Beliveau

10-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Wes Walz is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Stacy Roest is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Filip Kuba has played 17 games without a goal. Sergei Zholtok has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Darby Hendrickson remains sidelined with thigh injury. Matt Johnson remains sidelined with chest injury. Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with ankle injury.



10-11-2002 Darby Hendrickson injured.
Darby Hendrickson (MIN) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Mathieu Schneider (CHI). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. That was just good, clean, hard hitting hockey. If you think I look bad now you should see the other guy, were his words after the game.

8-11-2002 Bill Barber frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Bill Barber feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bill Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 27 assists along with 143 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 16 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 19 PIM.


7-11-2002 Richard Park frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Richard Park feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Richard Park was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 15 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 4 PIM.


7-11-2002 Matt Johnson resumes light training.
Minnesota Wild right wing Matt Johnson has resumed light training after his chest injury and is listed day to day.

7-11-2002 Matt Johnson injured.
Matt Johnson (MIN) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Ed Jovanovski (VAN). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. It is one of those nagging injuries that you just have to wait out, he said when he was taken off the ice.

5-11-2002 Marian Gaborik injured.
Marian Gaborik (MIN) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Bob Boughner (CGY). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. It's something we need to take care of now before it becomes a problem. It's one of those things where you can play with it, but as the wear and tear of the season goes on it becomes much more serious, he said after the game in the dressing room.

3-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Filip Kuba has played 13 games without a goal. Sergei Zholtok has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 9 goals in 2 games. Dino Ciccarelli has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-10-2002 Bill Barber frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Bill Barber feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bill Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 232 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 27 assists along with 143 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 12 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 19 PIM.


29-10-2002 Rob Palmer frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 213 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 30 assists along with 74 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 2 PIM.


27-10-2002 Team captain meets with Ladislav Benysek
Following the team's recent 4-2 win against Calgary Flames on 27-10-2002, Minnesota Wild captain Jean Beliveau and Ladislav Benysek were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jean Beliveau

27-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Wes Walz is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marian Gaborik is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Andrew Brunette has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Filip Kuba has played 11 games without a goal. Sergei Zholtok is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Dino Ciccarelli has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-10-2002 Kyle Wanvig resumes full training.
Iowa Wild right wing Kyle Wanvig has resumed full training after his injury.

25-10-2002 Mike Crowley injured.
Mike Crowley of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Saint-John IceCaps. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Hey sometimes you do all the right things but something still goes wrong, you can't worry about injuries or you won't be playing long, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

22-10-2002 Pascal Dupuis resumes full training.
Minnesota Wild left wing Pascal Dupuis has resumed full training after his abdomen injury.

22-10-2002 Kyle Wanvig resumes light training.
Iowa Wild right wing Kyle Wanvig has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

22-10-2002 Kyle Wanvig injured.
Kyle Wanvig of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the San Antonio Rampage. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . They just want to be careful after what happened to my back last time - it doesn't feel very serious though, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

20-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Aaron Gavey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lubomir Sekeras is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dino Ciccarelli has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Pascal Dupuis remains sidelined with abdomen injury.



20-10-2002 Pascal Dupuis injured.
Pascal Dupuis (MIN) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Todd Harvey (SJ). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he commented from the trainers bench.

18-10-2002 Richard Park frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Richard Park feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Richard Park was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 6 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean Beliveau is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-10-2002 Richard Park frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Richard Park feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Richard Park was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 3 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


12-10-2002 Team captain meets with Matt Johnson
Team captain Jean Beliveau called a short meeting with Matt Johnson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Matt Johnson as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

10-10-2002 Joe Rybar resumes full training.
Iowa Wild left wing Joe Rybar has resumed full training after his injury.

8-10-2002 Tony Virta resumes full training.
Iowa Wild right wing Tony Virta has resumed full training after his injury.

7-10-2002 Joe Rybar injured.
Joe Rybar of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Hockey is a physical game, it's not like we're playing chess out there, he said after the game.

6-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-10-2002 Tony Virta injured.
Tony Virta of Iowa Wild suffered head injury during tonights minorleague game against the San Diego Gulls. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

5-10-2002 Rob Palmer frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Rob Palmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Rob Palmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 201 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 28 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2002 Minnesota Wild name captain.
Minnesota Wild have named Jean Beliveau as the captain of the team.

3-10-2002 Joe Rybar agrees on a contract.
Joe Rybar has signed a one year deal with the Iowa Wild. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

30-9-2002 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Tom BarrassoA-A-A-27Carolina Hurricanes
Dominik Hasek BA-A-37Detroit Red Wings
Patrick Roy88878631Colorado Avalanche
Jean-Sebastien GiguereA-BB25Anaheim Ducks
Martin BrodeurBBB30New Jersey Devils
Billy SmithBBB28New York Islanders
Ed BelfourBBB30Dallas Stars
Ken DrydenB-BB28Montreal Canadiens
Mike RichterBBB29Columbus Blue Jackets
Curtis JosephB-B-B28Toronto Maple Leafs
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Brian LeetchA-B-B27New York Rangers
Rob Blake85828327Colorado Avalanche
Bobby OrrBBB29Boston Bruins
Scott NiedermayerB-BB29New Jersey Devils
Chris ProngerCAB27Edmonton Oilers
Sandis OzolinshB-B-B30Florida Panthers
Nicklas LidstromB-BB32Detroit Red Wings
Kimmo TimonenB-BB27Nashville Predators
Scott StevensC-AB28New Jersey Devils
Al MacInnisB-B-B29Buffalo Sabres
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sergei FedorovBB-B32Detroit Red Wings
John LeClairA-B-B29Philadelphia Flyers
Paul KariyaACB27Anaheim Ducks
Mike ModanoA-B-B32Dallas Stars
Mark MessierB-BB29New York Rangers
Adam GravesBB-B27San Jose Sharks
Keith TkachukBB-B30Edmonton Oilers
Gary RobertsB-B-B29Toronto Maple Leafs
Shayne CorsonB-B-B29Toronto Maple Leafs
Peter BondraBB-B28Washington Capitals
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe SakicAB-A-28Arizona Coyotes
Wayne GretzkyAB-A-27Edmonton Oilers
Jean BeliveauBB-A-27Minnesota Wild
Mario LemieuxAB-A-26Pittsburgh Penguins
Peter Forsberg86838529Colorado Avalanche
Ron FrancisB-BB29Carolina Hurricanes
Jeremy RoenickBBB27Philadelphia Flyers
Steve YzermanBB-B27Detroit Red Wings
Alexei YashinA-CB28New York Islanders
Adam OatesBB-B30Washington Capitals
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAC-A-30Washington Capitals
Teemu SelanneA-B-B27Anaheim Ducks
Tony AmonteA-CB28Chicago Blackhawks
Mark RecchiBB-B28Philadelphia Flyers
Brett HullB-CB28Detroit Red Wings
Maurice RichardBB-B28Montreal Canadiens
Eric LindrosA-BB29New York Rangers
Claude LemieuxB-BB27Arizona Coyotes
Pavel BureADB31Nashville Predators
Scott MellanbyB-B-B28Buffalo Sabres


29-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-9-2002 Dino Ciccarelli frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Dino Ciccarelli feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dino Ciccarelli was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 4th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 22 PIM.


22-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Matt Johnson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brad Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pascal Dupuis has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Antti Laaksonen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dino Ciccarelli has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Marian Gaborik is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Zholtok is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Willie Mitchell is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-6-2002 Training camp preview
Minnesota Wild will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild:
- Jason Marshall D
- Andrew Brunette L
- Aaron Gavey C
- Darby Hendrickson L
- Jim Dowd C
- Stacy Roest R
- Wes Walz C
- Richard Park C
- Jamie McLennan G
- Manny Fernandez G
- Matt Johnson R
- Cam Stewart L
- Brad Bombardir D
- Ladislav Benysek D
- Filip Kuba D
- Sergei Zholtok C
- Brad Brown D
- Willie Mitchell D
- Roman Simicek C
- Mark Beaufait C
- Curtis Murphy D
- Lubomir Sekeras D
- Steve Aronson R
- Garrett Burnett D
- Pascal Dupuis L
- Derek Gustafson G
- Derek Holland D
- Darryl Laplante C
- Cory Larose C
- Chris Longo R
- Mike Matteucci D
- Brett McLean C
- Lawrence Nycholat D
- Sylvain Blouin R
- Marian Gaborik R
- David Cullen D
- Trent Cull D
- Dwayne Roloson G
- Jason Shmyr L
- Shawn Carter L
- Antti Laaksonen L
- Mike Crowley D
- Hnat Domenichelli R
- Travis Roche D
- Ravil Gusmanov R
- Nick Schultz D
- Eric Reitz D
- Dan Cavanaugh C
- Kyle Wanvig R
- Stephane Veilleux D
- Tony Virta R
- Eric Johansson C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Matt Johnson R
- Cory Larose C
- Chris Longo R
- Brett McLean C
- Marian Gaborik R
- Dwayne Roloson G
- Antti Laaksonen L
- Hnat Domenichelli R
- Nick Schultz D
- Tony Virta R

Players reporting in good shape:
- Andrew Brunette L
- Aaron Gavey C
- Jim Dowd C
- Jamie McLennan G
- Manny Fernandez G
- Brad Bombardir D
- Roman Simicek C
- Pascal Dupuis L
- Derek Holland D
- Mike Matteucci D
- Lawrence Nycholat D
- Jason Shmyr L


27-6-2002 Matt Johnson frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Matt Johnson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Johnson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 316 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 14 assists along with 962 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


26-6-2002 Richard Park frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Richard Park feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Richard Park was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


23-6-2002 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2002 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


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