(St. Paul, MN) — Joel Eriksson Ek and Ryan Suter scored just over two minutes apart in the second period as the Wild held on to beat the Lightning 3-2 in St. Paul. Zach Parise opened the scoring for the Wild, who put an end to their four-game losing streak. The Wild host Dallas tomorrow.
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Timberwolves will rematch with the Pacers tonight in Indiana. The Pacers topped the Wolves 104-99 in the front end of the home-and-home set on Wednesday at the Target Center. The Wolves have lost three straight overall to dip to 15-and-25 on the season. The Pacers are 26-and-15.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are making a trade well ahead of the February 6th deadline. They have sent guards Jeff Teague and Treveon Graham to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for guard Allen Crabbe. All three players are on expiring contracts. Crabbe is averaging just 5.1 points in 28 games this season.
(New Brunswick, NJ) — The Golden Gophers are headed to New Jersey to play Rutgers on Sunday. Minnesota has won two in-a-row after Wednesday’s 75-69 victory over Penn State. The Gophers are now 10-and-7 on the season and 4-and-3 in Big Ten play. The Scarlet Knights are 13-and-4 and 4-and-2.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx will tip off next season on the road at Chicago on May 15th. Minnesota’s complete 2020 schedule was released yesterday. The Lynx’s home opener will be May 17th versus Indiana. The schedule expands to 36 games this season, with the regular-season finale September 20th at home against Phoenix.