(St. Paul, MN) — Matt Dumba scored midway through overtime to lift the Wild past the Blackhawks 3-2 in St. Paul. Kevin Fiala scored twice in the second period for Minnesota, which has won four-of-six. Alex Stalock stopped 27 of the 29 shots he faced in the victory. The Wild will wrap up their seven-game homestand tomorrow against Vancouver.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are moving forward Robert Covington in a massive four-team deal. Multiple reports say the Wolves will get Malik Beasley, Juan Hernangomez, Evan Turner, Jarred Vanderbilt and a 2020 first-round draft pick from Atlanta via Brooklyn. Covington lands in Houston as part of the trade that also included Denver.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves, riding a 12-game losing streak, are back home to host the Atlanta Hawks tonight at the Target Center. Minnesota’s skid reached 12 with Monday’s 113-109 setback in Sacramento. The Wolves are now 15-and-34 on the season. The Hawks enter at 13-and-38.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins are making a splash ahead of spring training. Multiple reports say they have acquired veteran starting pitcher Kenta Maeda [[ my-AYE-duh ]] from the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-team trade involving Boston. The Twins will give up right-hander Brusdar Graterol, who will go to the Red Sox in the deal.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are back on the hardwood tonight battling the Wisconsin Badgers at Williams Arena. Minnesota has lost two in-a-row following last Thursday’s 59-51 setback at Illinois. The Gophers are 11-and-10 on the season and 5-and-6 in Big Ten play. The Badgers sit at 13-and-9 and 6-and-5.
(Undated) — College football’s National Signing Day is here. Players will officially sign their national letters of intent around the country today. Minnesota’s 2020 class currently ranks 35th nationally by 247 Sports. The Golden Gophers have received 24 commitments, including two four-star athletes. North Dakota State’s 2020 class currently ranks 138th nationally by 247 Sports. The Bison have received 10 commitments including three, three-star athletes. North Dakota’s ranks 198th.