Strong 3rd Period Propels Wilderness Win

A 3-goal 3rd period rally led the Minnesota Wilderness to a 4-1 victory over the Kenai River Brown Bears Friday night. All three Minnesota goals in the final frame were scored within a 2:44 span. A slapshot from the left circle from Brian Lonergan broke a 1-1 tie with 11:59 left in the third.  Lonergan’s […]

Co-Captain Gordon is Desert-Bound

Through more than his first year-and-a-half of junior hockey, statistics would have convinced many that Division 1 college hockey was not in the cards for Cole Gordon. In his rookie season of 2020-21 with the Minnesota Wilderness, the forward from Windsor, CO, failed to register a single point, while appearing in 27 games. Through his […]

Wilderness Kick Off Final Alaska Trek with Pair at Kenai

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Kenai River Brown Bears When: March 3-4; 7:30 p.m. each night (AK time) Where: Soldotna Regional Sports Complex, Soldotna, AK The lead:  The Wilderness seek to tame a red hot Brown Bear squad that has won its last 4. Media:  All of the action can be seen on Records:  Kenai […]

TPT Jersey Auction Re-opens

The NAHL has re-opened the auction for unsold jerseys from players who participated in the Top Prospects Tournament last month in Pittsburgh.  This gives Minnesota Wilderness fans one more chance to obtain a piece of history and support the franchise with one purchase. The jerseys worn by Reid Daavettila, Kevin Marx Norén and Michael Quinn […]

Wilderness Snap 5-Game Losing Skid

Sawyer Scholl scored twice and Isak Posch turned aside 18 shots to lead the Minnesota Wilderness to a 4-1 victory over the Springfield Jr. Blues Saturday night.  The win snaps a season-high 5-game losing streak and splits a two-game weekend series. After giving up two goals on the penalty kill Friday night plus one short-handed […]

Wilderness Drop Opener to Springfield

The Springfield Junior Blues scored four third period goals Friday night to complete a 5-3 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wilderness. After Minnesota lit the lamp twice in the 2nd period to take a 2-0 lead, Springfield answered with four straight tallies—one in the second and three more in the third before the Wilderness would […]

Wilderness & Jr. Blues to Close Out Regular Season Series

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Springfield Jr. Blues When: Feb. 24-25; 7:15 p.m. each night Where:  Northwoods Credit Union Arena, Cloquet, MN The lead:  The Minnesota Wilderness attempt to snap a 4-game losing skid this weekend vs. Springfield. Media:  All of the action can be seen on Records:  Springfield: 20-22-1; Minnesota: 23-14-7 Midwest Division standings […]

Wilderness Again Fail to Protect 3-goal Lead in OT Loss to Windigo

For the second time in three games, the Minnesota Wilderness could not protect a 3-goal lead, and fell in overtime to the Wisconsin Windigo Saturday night, 6-5. Cole Mickel’s first goal of the season with 16 seconds left in overtime gave the Windigo it’s seventh consecutive win against Minnesota and extended its hold on first […]

Wilderness Falls to Second Place in Shutout Loss to Windigo

A tight-checking battle between the top two squads in the Midwest Division went the way of the Wisconsin Windigo Friday night, as it defeated the Minnesota Wilderness, 3-0. That result allows the Windigo to swap places with the Wilderness in the Midwest Division, with Wisconsin taking over first place and dropping the Wilderness to second […]

Wilderness Get Another Chance for First Win in Eagle River

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Wisconsin Windigo When: Feb. 17-18; 7:00 p.m. each night Where:  Eagle River Sports Arena, Eagle River, WI The lead:  The Minnesota Wilderness seek to hang on to the Midwest Division’s top spot at 2nd place Wisconsin. Media:  All of the action can be seen on Records:  Wisconsin: 24-15-3; Minnesota: 23-13-6 […]