(Vancouver, British Columbia) — Ryan Suter and Jason Zucker scored less than a minute apart in the second period as the Wild clipped the Canucks 3-2 in Vancouver. Zach Parise lit the lamp in the first for Minnesota, which put an end to its three-game losing streak. Devan Dubnyk kicked aside 29 of the 31 shots he faced in the victory. The Wild visit Calgary tomorrow.
(Seattle, WA) — The National Hockey League is coming to Seattle. The league announced Tuesday that the city received unanimous approval by the Board of Governors to add a 32nd franchise. The Seattle franchise will begin play in the 2021-22 season in the Pacific Division. The addition will force the Arizona Coyotes to move to the Central Division.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves host the Charlotte Hornets tonight to wrap up their four-game homestand at the Target Center. Minnesota has won five of its last six games after Monday’s 103-91 triumph over Houston. The Wolves evened their record at 12-and-12. The Hornets sit at 11-and-12.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are gearing up for their Monday Night Football showdown with the Seahawks in Seattle. The Vikes have alternated wins and losses over their last six games and are now 6-5-and-1 on the season. They sit two wins behind the NFC North-leading Bears, who are 8-and-4. The Seahawks have posted back-to-back wins to get to 7-and-5.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers entertain 25th-ranked Nebraska tonight in their Big Ten home opener at Williams Arena. Minnesota is coming off a 79-59 setback at Ohio State on Sunday. The Gophers sit at 6-and-2 overall. The Cornhuskers are 7-and-1.
(Undated) — North Dakota is back in action tonight visiting UT Rio Grande Valley. The Fighting Hawks have lost three in-a-row to dip to 4-and-4 on the year. UND lost 67-54 at home to Idaho this past Saturday. The Vaqueros are 6-and-4. Elsewhere, North Dakota State hosts Eastern Washington on Saturday. The Bison are just 2-and-7.