• Minnesota wide receiver Melvin Holland Jr. breaks through Rutgers defense during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota hangs on to beat Rutgers 34-32

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Emmitt Carpenter’s 28-yard field goal with 10 seconds left helped Minnesota survive for a 34-32 victory against Rutgers on Saturday.

  • Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal moves the puck against the Toronto Maple Leafs' Connor Brown in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Staal scores twice as Wild beat Maple Leafs, 3-2

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal signed with the Minnesota Wild ready to prove his skills hadn’t diminished despite slipping to 13 goals in 83 games last season.

  • A shot on goal by Minnesota Wild's Mikael Granlund, right, of Finland, misses the net as Winnipeg Jets goalie Michael Hutchinson, left, and Mark Stuart defend in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Newcomers Staal, Stewart lead Wild to 4-3 win against Jets

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal and Chris Stewart each got their first goal with Minnesota since being acquired in the offseason, helping the Wild overcome a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday night.