Game Preview: Florida Panthers vs. Minnesota Wild
Both teams haven’t started the season the way they would’ve liked to, but when the Florida Panthers (2-6-0) host the Minnesota Wild (3-3-2) on Saturday night at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL it should provide some exciting hockey. Florida comes off of [...]
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 [...]
Should The Minnesota Wild Be Concerned Over Slow Start?
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]