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The Minnesota Wild have spent the entire year dealing with goalie issues. Injuries have resulted in the team having to start five different netminders through the regular season. The real surprise, though, is the fact that, every time a new […]

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Finally. For a while now I’ve said that the New York Rangers need to fix their defense before the offense even though this Rangers’ team struggles to score goals.  I mean what is the point of scoring goals if you […]

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Chicago Blackhawks

Thursday night as the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Minnesota Wild, they will be missing a few important and talented players from the second and third lines. First off, Michal Handzus, who was just recently brought back from being injured, is […]

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Josh Harding Backstrom Injury

The Minnesota Wild have managed to shrug off a slow start and hang on near the top of an incredibly competitive Central Division that also features the Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues and the surprising Colorado Avalanche. Goaltender Niklas Backstrom […]

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Zach Parise

Heading into the 2013-14 season, it was no secret that something was different about this Minnesota Wild club. A team that made significant changes in the summer of 2012, the Wild spent the last calendar year adding multiple marquee players, none coming […]

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  Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta is no stranger to meeting with the NHL and chief disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan. For example, in 2011 he was suspended four games after he head-butted Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek, an act he’s been […]

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Ryan Suter

Coming into the season, nobody pegged the Minnesota Wild as Stanley Cup contenders. They were, however, decisive playoff contenders in the Western Conference. Given their core group, and improving cast of supporting players, there’s no doubt this team could make some noise […]

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Jonas Hiller Ducks Wild

The Anaheim Ducks and Minnesota Wild were each handed losses in their first games of the season, but on Saturday night one will get a win when the two up against each other at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild […]

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  The Minnesota Wild made some news Thursday ahead of their season opener against the Los Angeles Kings, signing winger Jason Pominville to a five-year contract extension worth $28 million (per Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune). The deal […]

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Dany Heatley

The Minnesota Wild enter the 2013-14 in a somewhat interesting position. They’re not quite Stanley Cup contenders at this point, at least on paper, but at the same time, they’re not exactly bottom feeders in the Western Conference. They’re planted right in […]

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