Warriors Complete Sweep to End Wilderness Season

The 2022-23 Minnesota Wilderness season has come to an end.  After a 35-win regular season, and advancing through two playoff rounds to capture its 2nd Midwest Division title in team history, Minnesota’s post-season run ended Saturday night at the hands of the Oklahoma Warriors. The Warriors took game 2 of the Robertson Cup playoffs 3-1 […]

Third Period Rally Dooms Wilderness in Semifinal Opener

A 2-0 Minnesota Wilderness lead going into the latter stages of the third period Saturday night was not enough, as the Oklahoma Warriors fought back to take a 4-2 victory in game 1 of the Robertson Cup Semifinals. The Warriors scored four times over a 5:47 span to complete the comeback win.  Kaden Nelson first […]

Wilderness to Meet Oklahoma in Robertson Cup Semis

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Oklahoma Warriors When: May 18 and 19, 4:30 p.m.; If necessary, May 20, 3:00 p.m. (all times CDT) Where: Fogerty Arena, Blaine, MN The lead: After capturing the Midwest Division crown last weekend, the reward for the Minnesota Wilderness is the top overall seed in the NAHL Robertson Cup playoffs—the South […]

Wilderness Hold Off Windigo to Clinch Division Crown

Three special teams’ goals helped the Minnesota Wilderness contain a desperate Wisconsin Windigo squad and win game 4 of the Midwest Division Finals, 5-3 Saturday, clinching the series at 3-games-to-one and advancing to the NAHL Robertson Cup semifinals. The win marks Minnesota’s first division championship since it won the Midwest and the Robertson Cup in […]

Wilderness Offense Breaks Out in Game 3 Win

The Minnesota Wilderness scored goals even strength, on the power play and short-handed Saturday night en route to a 5-1 victory over the Wisconsin Windigo in game 3 of the Midwest Division finals.  The win moves Minnesota back in front in the best-of-five series 2 games to 1. Michael Quinn scored twice and added an […]

Marx Norén Lands on All-NAHL, All Division teams

Minnesota Wilderness forward Kevin Marx Norén landed on two end-of-season all star teams this week. The NAHL announced its 2022-23 awards, with the divisional honors unveiled Wednesday followed by the league awards Thursday. Marx Norén was among three forwards selected by NAHL coaches to the league’s All-NAHL 2nd team, and the All Midwest Division team. […]

Midwest Division Finals Come to Cloquet for Games 3 and 4

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Wisconsin Windigo When: May 12 and 13, 2023, 7:15 p.m. both nights; if necessary, May 14, 2023, 6:00 p.m. Where: May 12 and 13 at Northwoods Credit Union Arena, Cloquet, MN; May 14 at Eagle River Sports Arena, Eagle River, WI The lead: After splitting games 1 and 2, the Minnesota […]

Valiant Comeback Falls Short in OT Loss

A goal from Victor Widlund 1:12 into overtime gave the Wisconsin Windigo a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wilderness in game 2 of the Midwest Division Finals. The Windigo win evens the best-of-5 series at 1-1. The goal capped off a back-and-forth battle that began with Wisconsin building up a 2-0 lead in the first […]

Posch’s First Playoff Shutout Paces Game 1 Win

It was a night full of firsts for the Minnesota Wilderness Friday. Most importantly, for the team, it was the first win in its Midwest Division Final series vs. the Wisconsin Windigo.  Beau Janzig scored the lone goal in the 2nd period and Isak Posch turned aside 26 Wisconsin shots to earn his fourth victory […]

Wilderness/Windigo Kick Off Battle for Midwest Division Crown

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Wisconsin Windigo When: May 5 and 6, 2023, 7:00 p.m. both nights Where: Eagle River Sports Arena, Eagle River, WI The lead: The top two seeds in the Midwest Division tangle in games 1 and 2 of the best-of-five division finals, with the second-seeded Minnesota Wilderness visiting the top seed Wisconsin […]