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? […]
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 […]
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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. […]
Is Niklas Backstrom Capable Of Making The Minnesota Wild A Stanley Cup Threat?
Heading into the 2013 season, it was pretty clear that the Minnesota Wild were among the deeper teams in the league, as far as their goaltenders throughout the organization were concerned. With a pair of starting caliber guys on the big club, […]
Minnesota Wild Top Line Could Be Among Game’s Best In 2013-14
When the Minnesota Wild snagged the two biggest free agents off the market in the summer of 2012, they instantly became one of the more talked about teams in the league. And that talk came with expectations. The Wild failed to meet […]
Matthew Dumba: Can He Crack The Minnesota Wild Roster In 2013-14?
When he was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the summer of 2012, Matthew Dumba was looked at as one of the most NHL-ready prospects to come out of that crop. The lockout didn’t help his chances of starting with the team, though, as […]
Fresh Start Should Benefit Keith Ballard With Minnesota Wild
The Minnesota Wild were among the teams to utilize a compliance buyout, sending defenseman Tom Gilbert out of town, but they were also one of the teams to snatch up another buyout victim up off the market. They signed d-man Keith Ballard to a two-year contract, […]