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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Rookie Matt Boldy scored his first career hat-trick and added an assist to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Red on Monday. Wings. Kirill Kaprizov scored two goals, Joel Eriksson Ek and Ryan Hartman also scored, and Mats Zuccarello added three assists for Minnesota, which rallied from a two-goal deficit early in the first period. The Wild is 11-1-1 since Jan. 6 and has won six in a row at home.READ MORE: Stray Doll Offers Compassion Lesson for Hopkins KindergartenersKaapo Kahkonen made 30 saves for Minnesota. One-year-old Boldy, who has made a huge impact through 13 career games of his, scoring seven goals and six assists. “It was amazing,” Boldy said. “Obviously it was nice to score the goals, but I think it was just the reaction of the fans and everyone, teammates and stuff. It was really special, for sure.” Dylan Larkin opened the scoring for Detroit with his 25th of the season, and Gustav Lindstrom scored his first career goal to give the Red Wings the early lead. Rookie Lucas Raymond and Sam Gagner also scored for Detroit, which pulled within a goal with 1:46 remaining. Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 18 shots on goal for the Red Wings, who had won three of four. “I think it was a game we could have won,” Larkin said. “I am shaking my head right now. It’s not a good feeling. We understand the position we are in. We know we’re not going to win every game, but I really felt like it was a game we could have won tonight.” Detroit quickly attacked with Larkin scoring 1:27 into the game. It was his 11th game-opening goal of the NHL-leading season, and he has five goals and seven assists in a six-game point streak. Lindstrom scored for the first time in 69 career games, throwing a puck out of nowhere. line past Kakhonen blocked to make it 2-0 four minutes later. The Red Wings scored on two of their first three shots. “Certainly, there were a lot of opportunities flying both ways without teams necessarily having to earn them. They were able to get to their game better than us as the game went on.” After the two Red Wings goals, Boldy took control. game in the middle of the first. For his first goal, he scrambled away from a defender in the middle of the ice and lifted a shot past Nedeljkovic. His second goal was a deflection from the middle on the power play. Boldy finished the hat-trick late in the second with another power play goal. It was the 33rd hat-trick in team history, the third this season and the fourth by a rookie. “I think his game speaks for itself,” said Wild forward Jordan Greenway, with whom Boldy lives. “It’s been great, it’s obviously had a huge impact on us. I’m sure it exceeded your expectations.” Boldy, the 6-foot-2 forward, made his professional debut last season after playing at Boston College and starring in the junior world championships with seven points in seven games to lead the US to the gold medal. .READ MORE: ‘I’m so grateful to be able to create’: Moose Lake artist creates driftwood sculptures “It’s crazy, for sure, definitely a big change and stuff like that,” Boldy said. “You definitely absorb as much as you can, but I guess you don’t want to take too much. Just build every night and obviously this is a big night for me.” AT ROLLOKaprizov, Minnesota’s rookie headliner from last season, gave the Wild the lead early in the second with a unique time on a Zuccarello pass. .Kaprizov has 22 goals this season and has 12 goals and 12 assists in his last 15 games. Zuccarello, his linemate, has six goals and 18 assists in the same span. OH BROTHERDetroit had brothers Gemel and Givani Smith in the lineup for the first time. They became the first set of brothers to play for the franchise since Frank and Peter Mahovlich in 1969. The Smiths also became the fourth set of brothers to play on the same team this season. Chicago’s Caleb and Seth Jones, Seattle’s Haydn and Cale Fleury and Tampa Bay’s Darren and Taylor Raddysh are the others. INJURY NEWS Both teams received unfortunate injury news before the game. Dakota Mermis of the American Hockey League. Detroit C Vladislav Namestnikov sat out with an undisclosed injury. UP NEXT Red Wings: Take on the Rangers in New York on Thursday.Wild: Play in Winnipeg on Wednesday.MORE NEWS: More Twin Cities schools are dropping Mandatory masks, but some question whether now is the right time(© Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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Gilbert Dominant On Mound To Lift Mariners Past Twins 5-0 – WCCO

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SEATTLE (AP) — At the rate he’s going, Logan Gilbert will find himself pitching in Los Angeles in the All-Star Game a month from now. -Batter in the Mariners’ 5-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. depression. But the only thing everyone wanted to talk about afterwards was another excellent performance from Gilbert. “It sounds to me like he’s putting together an All-Star season,” Seattle manager Scott Servais said. “I think he’s certainly setting himself apart as one of the best starters in this league.” Gilbert cut his ERA to 2.22, struck out six and walked one. Gilberto Celestino, batting No. 9, and Carlos Correa hit two singles off Gilbert, but the rest of the Twins’ lineup was unsuccessful. The only time Minnesota threatened was in the sixth with runners on first and second and two out, but Gilbert struck out Max Kepler on a 3-2 pitch. It was the fourth time this year that Gilbert won after a loss in Seattle. “I’m trying to always set the tone when it’s my day, and get ahead and keep zeros on the board and give us a chance to win,” Gilbert said. . “So win or lose, that’s my job. And that’s what I’ve tried to go out and do.” Gilbert (7-2) has allowed three runs or fewer in 12 of his 13 starts this season. He has pitched at least six innings in six straight outings, and only Seattle, wanting to keep the pitching countdown down against the Twins a bit, prevented Gilbert from entering the seventh inning. just a bunch of positive things combined,” Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said. “He made good pitches when he had to.” Erik Swanson, Diego Castillo and Matt Festa each worked an inning of relief to finish the shutout. home run an inning later to chase down Minnesota starter Joe Ryan. Sam Haggerty added an RBI double in the seventh. Seattle had scored three runs or fewer in four of the previous six games. The Mariners are 25-10 when scoring four or more this season, even if Gilbert didn’t need that much support.READ MORE: Buxton Homers Vs Seattle Again, Twins Top Mariners 3-2“When he goes out, it’s business, and playing behind a guy like that, he’s a lot of fun,” France said. “The game just flows. Hopefully we can get some racing support tonight.” Ryan (5-3) made his first start since he was placed on the COVID-19 disabled list on May 25. He retired 11 of his first 12 batters before Julio Rodriguez doubled with one. out in the fourth, and Suarez followed with an impressive home run down the left field line. An inning later with Ryan working, France hit a broken ball hanging on the first pitch. Ryan allowed five hits and struck out three in 4 2/3 innings. Injured back that the team expected and would be imagining a bit to see if there is something else at stake. Polanco has sat out the last two games. Mariners: SS JP Crawford was ruled out about an hour before first pitch after experiencing flu-like symptoms, Servais said. Crawford was ready to bat in the leadoff spot. Dylan Moore replaced him at shortstop. Servais seemed pessimistic that Crawford would be able to play Wednesday. … Jesse Winker was given the night off. Servais had planned to give each of his outfielders a day off during this stay at home, but Winker has been a huge disappointment at the plate. He is batting just .208 and has six hits in his last 39 at-bats. ROSTER MOVEMENT To make room for Ryan, the Twins designated Elliot Soto for the INF assignment a day after he was drafted out of Triple-A St. Paul. Soto did not appear in his only game with the Twins. Baldelli was hopeful Soto would remain in the organization if he clears waivers.UP NEXTTwins: Right-hander Sonny Gray (3-1, 2.41 ERA) is expected to be reinstated from the 15-day disabled list after missing time for a strain in the right pectoral. Gray hasn’t started for the Twins since May 29 when he pitched six innings against Kansas City. Mariners: LHP Marco Gonzales (3-6, 3.63) is making his 13th start of the season. Gonzales lasted 4 1/3 innings in his last start against Boston, allowing two runs on two hits with a career-high six walks. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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Storm wins for fourth straight time to extend Lynx losing streak – WCCO

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 29 points, including a go-ahead basket with 42.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-79 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Stewart floated into the lane to break a 79-all tie. After Minnesota was left empty-handed at the other end on a lopsided layup attempt by Moriah Jefferson, Stewart dribbled the clock past it to Jewell Loyd, who missed a contested shot down the lane. But Stewart grabbed the offensive rebound and knocked him out to run out time. Epiphanny Prince made four 3-pointers in the first five minutes of the fourth quarter and finished with 15 points for Seattle (9-5). Loyd added 13 points, including a 3-point play for a 57-54 lead after Seattle started the third quarter on an 18-8 run. Sue Bird did not play due to illness other than COVID. Breanna Stewart (Credit: Steph Chambers/Getty Images) Stewart had 15 points in the first half, but Seattle still trailed 46-39. The Storm finished 12 of 27 from 3-point range. Kayla McBride scored 20 points for Minnesota (3-12), including a 3-pointer to tie it at 79-all with 52 seconds left. Jessica Shepard added 12 points, Nikolina Milic added 11 points and the Aerial Powers had 10 points and seven assists. Minnesota, which has lost four straight, outscored Seattle 51.5% to 38.4 but gave it up 15 times. (© Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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‘We are only here to win’: Benilde-St. Margaret’s Boys Lacrosse team seeks fifth state championship – WCCO

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ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — They’re young, but they’re not insecure. “We are very confident. We know we are the best team in the state. It all comes down to whether we all play together,” said Benilde-St. Margaret’s senior spiker, Cam Gelling. READ MORE: ‘Take What’s Ours’: Championship Softball Turns Ruthless In FinalsThe Benilde-St. Margaret’s boys are back in the state, for the fifth year in a row, undefeated and in first place. “We know what to expect. We know the splendor around the state tournament,” said BSM Head Coach Rob Hunt. Margaret’s has been a sure success, winning the first state title in 2007 and last year. This week they go for title number five. (Credit: CBS) “I think it would just continue to cement our show as one of the best shows in Minnesota, if not the Midwest,” Hunt said. “We want to continue to help elevate the game not just locally, but for the entire state.” READ MORE: MSHSL passes name, image, and likeness policy for student athletes“It would mean a lot to us, especially going back,” Gelling said. The Red Knights have a reputation for winning every game. “I think you’re everyone’s target. Some people have said that. It really doesn’t affect us. We’re just here to win,” junior midfielder Brad Little said. Still, they try to reframe the narrative. “At one point this year, we positioned ourselves in our own locker room as if we were the chasers,” Hunt said. . “We were going to go out and hunt everyone down and let everyone know that we were still here. As the year progressed, it became clear that we were one of the best teams in the state. And we were going to get the best shot of all.” MORE NEWS: The Chanhassen HS lacrosse team is enjoying a dominant season despite few home game opportunities They are ready for whoever comes to take their place at the top.

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