The Minnesota Wild (31-20-7) lost to the visiting Anaheim Ducks (29-20-11) 3-2 this afternoon at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, following the longest post-regulation shootout in Wild team history.
The National Weather Service says that we are in for a mixed bag of winter weather across Central Minnesota for Sunday and Monday -- with snow, and maybe even freezing rain and drizzle possible as two waves of winter weather will affect our area.
The #3 St. Cloud State Men's Hockey team (19-6-4) officially skated to a 5-5 tie at #15 Western Michigan (14-13-2) Friday night in Kalamazoo, Michigan -- but then scored in the 3-on-3 overtime to earn an extra point in the NCHC standings.
One man is dead and another is recovering from surgery after being shot in Sauk Rapids. Police Chief Perry Beise says they responded to a report of gunshots at about 2:45 a.m. Friday at 3466 Old Creek Place.