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April 29, 2016
Wilderness forward Brett Heikkila tries to score through the legs of Jets defenseman Jeff Alderfer (10) as Heikkila is being held by Jack Gates (72). Jets goalie Jack Lafontaine made the save during an action-packed Game Four of the NAHL divisional playoff series between the Wilderness and the Janesville Jets in Cloquet Saturday night. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness down Jets in first round of playoffs, face Ice Dogs next
April 29, 2016 - 3:52pm
April 21, 2016
A referee tries to separate Wilderness forward Kyle Patava and a Jets player as a fight broke out during the second period of a feisty playoff game in Janesville Saturday night. The Wilderness’ Alex Toscano had a double minor for roughing and Pat Gazzillo of Janesville was ejected with a five-minute major and a 10-minute fighting misconduct as well. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness disrupt Jets’ flight path
April 21, 2016 - 10:47am
April 14, 2016
Wilderness forward Ashton Caulder celebrates his goal in the third period of Sunday’s game against Coulee Region. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness travel to Janesville for first round of playoffs
April 14, 2016 - 2:38pm
April 7, 2016
Wilderness forward Jack Forbort (of Duluth) chases the puck into the corner with a Chill player as the referee looks on during the first period of Friday night’s home game against Coulee Region. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness in battle for home ice during playoffs
April 7, 2016 - 3:58pm
March 31, 2016
Former Wilderness player is moving to the pros
March 31, 2016 - 11:24am
March 24, 2016
Minnesota Wilderness forward Isak Bergland is tripped on his way to the Blues net in the third period of Saturday night’s home game against Springfield. Zach Balodis (6) drew a two-minute penalty for the trip. The Springfield Blues is the oldest franchise in the NAHL. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness need two more wins to go to playoffs
March 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
February 19, 2016
Coulee Region Chill forward Larry Jungwirth loses his footing and slides towards the net, taking out Wilderness goalie Chase Munroe and enabling the Chill to score during the first minutes of Friday night’s game. There was no penalty on the play, but the Wilderness came away with a 6-4 win. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness win at home and away over the weekend
February 19, 2016 - 1:19pm
February 4, 2016
Wilderness goaltender Luke Kania steers the puck past his net in Sunday's game against the Janesville Jets. The Wilderness won 5-4 in a shootout. Jamie Lund/
Injury-plagued Wilderness have tough call to make
February 4, 2016 - 11:57am
January 14, 2016
Cloquet native Koby Bender struggles to get the shot off as a Bruins player tries to knock him out of position in front of the Austin net in the third period of Thursday night’s Wilderness game. Jamie Lund/
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Wilderness regain second place in NAHL Midwest division
January 14, 2016 - 2:27pm
January 7, 2016
Wilderness forward Aaron Miller is hooked around the waist by Jets forward Kip Hoffmann as he tries to get to the Janesville net during the second period of Wednesday’s home game. The Wilderness fell 5-2 to the Jets. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness struggle over holidays
January 7, 2016 - 3:55pm
December 22, 2015
Bender chose to play his senior year in high school for the Minnesota Wilderness, but he announced Monday that he will play for the University of Minnesota Duluth in college. File Photo
Cloquet’s Bender will play for UMD
December 22, 2015 - 4:29pm
December 18, 2015
Bender will play for Chicago Steel this weekend
December 18, 2015 - 10:34am
December 17, 2015
Tyler Cline, Wilderness forward, controls the puck against Chill defenseman Chad Saski during the home game against the Coulee Region Chill Friday night. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness slow down in December
December 17, 2015 - 9:43am
December 3, 2015
Tyler Vold, Wilderness defenseman, is pestered by Alex Lambacher of the Magicians during the second period of Wednesday’s matchup. Jamie Lund/
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Wilderness hang tough over Thanksgiving holiday
December 3, 2015 - 10:35am
November 6, 2015
Hometown player Koby Bender prepares to take a shot against Bismarck goalie Hunter Shepard, who played high school hockey at Grand Rapids, during the second period of Saturday’s game. The Wilderness lost Friday night and won Saturday against the Bismarck Bobcats at Northwoods Credit Union Arena. Jamie Lund/
Wilderness in division second place after splitting with Bismarck
November 6, 2015 - 7:42am