1969: Ted Hampson scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Seals to a 6-5 win over the North Stars in Oakland. Rookie Danny Grant had a goal and two assists for Minnesota.
1976: Minnesota North Stars set franchise records with 42 penalty minutes in the second period and 57 penalty minutes in the game, a 3-2 loss at Philadelphia.
1977: Defenseman Gary Sargent had two goals and two assists in the Kings' 4-3 win over the Red Wings, at Detroit.
1977: Goaltender Pete LoPresti recorded his third career shutout to lead the Minnesota North Stars to a 3-0 win over Vancouver at the Met Center.
1980: Defenseman Brad Maxwell had three assists to lead the North Stars to a 5-4 win over Vancouver in Minnesota.
1980: Two days after the USA Hockey Team captured the Gold Medal in the Lake Placid Winter Olympics (Feb. 24), the 12 home-town Minnesota players, Coaching staff and Management participated in a celebration ceremony at First Bank Downtown Minneapolis, and rode in a motorcade from Minneapolis through the University of Minnesota campus, to the State Capital in convertibles in 20 degree temperatures in a heroes welcome back home. The motorcade was capped off at a pep-rally at Williams Arena (old Mariucci Arena) on the University of Minnesota campus.
1981: Steve Payne set a Minnesota North Stars' record with 39 penalty minutes in the first period of a 5-1 loss to the Bruins at Boston Gardens. The two teams combined for 67 penalties and 406 penalty minutes, an NHL record at the time, and Keith Crowder set a Bruins record with 43 PIM.
1983: Doug Wilson scored a goal and added two assists to lead the Black Hawks to a 4-4 tie, at Minnesota. Brad Maxwell had three assists for the North Stars.
1984: Jim Korn scored two goals and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs tied 4-4, at Vancouver.
1991: Minnesota North Stars extended their team-record home undefeated streak to 8 straight games (6-0-2) with a 2-2 tie against the Philadelphia Flyers.
1992: Minnesota Wild center, Mikael Granlund born in Oulu, Finland. Grandlund has played in the NHL since 2012-2013 with the Minnesota Wild.
1996: New Jersey obtained Phil Housley and Dan Keczmer from Calgary, in exchange for Tommy Albelin, Cale Hulse and Jocelyn Lemieux.
2008: Edmonton's Tom Gilbert tied a team record for rookie defensemen with his 8th goal of the year in a 4-3 win over the visiting Red Wings. Gilbert, who also had 2 assists, tied the mark of 8 goals by a rookie defenseman (Paul Coffey & Marc-Andre Bergeron).
2008: Anaheim traded right wing Brandon Bochenski to Nashville for future considerations.
2008: Atlanta traded left wing Alexandre Giroux to Washington, in exchange for right wing Joe Motzko.
2008: New York Islanders traded left wing Chris Simon to the Minnesota Wild, in exchange for Minnesota's 6th-round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft.
2011: Grand Rapids native Alex Goligoski (playing in just his 3rd game with Dallas) scored the tying goal then set up the winning goal to lead the Stars to a come from behind 3-2 victory over the visiting Nashville Predators.
2012: Jed Ormeyer scored at 15:47 of the 3rd to become the first player in Minnesota Wild history whose first goal with the team was the go-ahead goal with less than 10 minutes to play, as the Wild beat the visiting Sharks 4-2.
2013: Minneapolis, MN native Zach Parise scored :27 into overtime to give the Wild a 2-1 win over the visiting Calgary Flames.
2014: Minnesota Wild acquired forward Brad Winchester from the Blackhawks in exchange for defenseman Brian Connelly.
2015: Minnesota Wild defeated the NHL's best Nashville Predators 4-2 on the road. Nino Niederreiter hit the 20-goal mark of the season and per Elias Sports Bureau became the 1st ever Swiss-born NHL player in history to reach the 20 goal milestone.
2017: Wild traded Grayson Downing, as well as first and second round draft picks to Arizona for Martin Hanzel, Ryan White and a fourth round draft pick.
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