(Calgary, Alberta) — Alex Stalock stopped 18 of the 20 shots he faced as the Wild were shutout by the Flames 2-0 in Calgary. Minnesota has dropped four of its last five games to dip to 15-11-and-2 overall. The Wild close out their three-game Canadian road trip tonight in Edmonton.
(Portland, OR) — The Timberwolves begin a four-game west coast road trip tomorrow night in Portland against the Trail Blazers. Minnesota will also visit the Warriors, Sacramento and Phoenix on the trek. The Wolves have won two straight and six of their last seven overall to up their record to 13-and-12.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins are adding infield depth. They have signed second baseman Jonathan Schoop to a one-year, $7.5-million contract. The Twins also inked infielder Ronald Torreyes. Schoop hit .233 with 21 home runs and 61 RBI in 131 games combined between Baltimore and Milwaukee last season.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings get an extra day to prepare for the Seahawks. Minnesota will travel to Seattle for Monday Night Football. The Vikes fell to 6-5-and-1 with a 24-10 setback at New England last Sunday. Chicago leads the NFC North at 8-and-4. The Seahawks have won two straight to improve to 7-and-5.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are back on the hardwood tomorrow hosting Arkansas State in non-conference action at Williams Arena. Minnesota split its two Big Ten games last week and now sit at 7-and-2 overall.