Minnesota Wild: Charlie Coyle Injury Opens Door For Jason Zucker
The Minnesota Wild have suffered their first big setback of the 2013-14 season, as they learned that forward Charlie Coyle will be out for up to a month with a knee injury. While losing one of their young players isn’t [...]
Minnesota Wild, Vancouver Canucks Show Promise This Season
There is no doubt that both the Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks can cause some noise when it comes to the playoffs. They are two teams that can be a real threat to the teams in the Western Conference. Coming into their matchup, [...]
Consistency Of Mikko Koivu Is Great News For Minnesota Wild
The Minnesota Wild sit just behind the Chicago Blackhawks for first place in the Central Division despite having been without starting goaltender Niklas Backstrom for most of the season. Backup goalie Josh Harding has been phenomenal and ranks near the [...]
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Minnesota Wild: Decision Time Approaches Regarding Mathew Dumba
We’ve reached that point in the season where players must be sent back to junior, or risk burning a year off of their entry-level contract, for most teams. We haven’t quite reached that point in regard to the Minnesota Wild and their [...]
Minnesota Wild: Josh Harding Can Make Statement With Win Over Carolina Hurricanes
The Minnesota Wild have been without starting goaltender Niklas Backstrom for most of the 2013-14 season, but so far that hasn’t been a problem. Backup netminder Josh Harding is off to a great start, with a 4-2-1 record and a [...]
Can the Minnesota Wild Challenge for the Central Division?
The Minnesota Wild have listened to how good every team in their division is. Whether it’s the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, the St. Louis Blues or the revamped Dallas Stars, Minnesota has to be thinking, “what about us?” Are their concerns legitimate, though? [...]
Jason Zucker Gets Early Season Chance To Stick With Minnesota Wild
One of the more surprising cuts that the Minnesota Wild made heading into the regular season was sending down Jason Zucker to the team’s AHL affiliate. Zucker had a solid run with the Wild last year, and appeared destined for a secondary role heading into the [...]
The Minnesota Wild and Jason Pominville Agree To Contract Extension
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 [...]
Youth Will Put Minnesota Wild Over The Top In 2013-14
The Minnesota Wild come into the 2013-14 season with pretty lofty expectations. They’ve built up their roster in free agency and trade, but also through drafting and player development. That latter aspect has been a bit overlooked with their recent big name [...]
Minnesota Wild: Will Matt Cooke Actually Be An Asset?
One of the more questionable moves of the NHL offseason was the Minnesota Wild and their signing of noted goon Matt Cooke. It wasn’t so much the fact that they signed him as it was that they signed him to a quite lucrative three-year pact. [...]