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    THE STORY: There may be 14 points between them in the Western Conference standings, but the Minnesota Wild and Edmonton Oilers are going through similar mid-season pains as they meet Thursday night at Rexall Place. …

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    22 Dec 11
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings need to win their final two games to avoid the worst record in the franchise’s 51-year history. Whatever happens, coaches and players know that many jobs are …

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    22 Dec 11
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    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Timberwolves refused to panic down the stretch and came away with a victory. Michael Beasley made two free throws with 9.1 seconds left to lift Minnesota to an 85-84 comeback victory …

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    22 Dec 11
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    C John Sullivan has impressed the Vikings enough to earn a five-year, $25 million contract extension. An undersized center, Sullivan has worked hard to improve his technique and strength. He has made improvements, especially in …

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    21 Dec 11
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    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames are making the most of a very short stay at home. Iginla scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist for the Flames who made …

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    21 Dec 11
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    DTs Fred Evans and Letroy Guion have had a knack for committing stupid penalties at the worst of times, even though they’re backup players. It started with the season opener, when they jumped offsides a …

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    20 Dec 11
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    The Wild got Pierre-Marc Bouchard back Monday in Vancouver, but it wasn’t enough in a 4-0 loss to the Canucks. Severely depleted, the Wild got outskilled by the Sedin Twins as Daniel and Henrik combined …

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    20 Dec 11
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    After six consecutive losses, the Vikings (2-12) need to beat the Redskins in Washington and the Bears at home just to finish ahead of Les Steckel’s infamous 3-13 team of 1984. But on an, um, …

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    19 Dec 11