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Anton Khudobin has rounded into form as of late while Cam Ward has hit some road bumps, so fantasy managers should definitely keep the back-up in mind. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Anton Khudobin: The Long and Winding Road

Anton Khudobin has done something that very few people can claim to have accomplished. Not only has he established himself as an NHL regular, a feat in and of itself, […]

Jonathan Quick is easily among the league's best goaltenders. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

The Kings’ Next Road Trip Will Shape The NHL Playoffs

The NHL playoffs are right around the corner and it’s no secret the situation the Los Angeles Kings are in. The Kings currently have 82 points and sit two points […]

Niklas Backstrom has pushed his way among the top 100 in multiple goalie categories. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota’s Missing Goaltender: What Happened to Niklas Backstrom?

Niklas Backstrom. Ah, yes, do you still remember that name? No, no, not Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals. Niklas Backstrom, the backup goalie for the Minnesota Wild. Surprisingly, he […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, NHL Goaltending
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Minnesota Wild By the Numbers

Since the all-star break, Minnesota has been on a historic run that has catapulted the Wild into playoff contention. From January 27th to right now, no team in the National Hockey […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Chin up Marian! You are fantasy hockey free in Columbus now. (bridgetds/Flickr).

Former Minnesota Wild: Where are They Now?

Hockey is a sport, but it’s also a business. Players are acquired and traded every day. If you’re a hockey fan, you’ve most likely experienced that horrible feeling of watching […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Mike Yeo’s Wild No Stranger to Panic Button

Depending who you ask in Minnesota, the Wild are one of two things: Either an under-achieving team that tends to impede itself with repeated mid-season struggles, or a resilient one […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Minnesota’s Curious Special Teams Conundrum

It’s hard to overstate the importance of special teams in the NHL. 9 of the 16 teams currently in the playoffs are in the upper half of the league in […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Swing Goals and What They Mean

One of the most commonly used talking points in hockey broadcasting is “the next goal”. At some point in every broadcaster’s career, they’ve brought up the idea of “the next goal” being […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Right Place, Right Time: Zach Parise Putting in Work for Wild

When one thinks about the Minnesota Wild at this point in the season, Devan Dubnyk seems to be the first thing that comes to mind. And for good reason – […]

by · March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Elliott goes in to camp this year as the No. 1 goalie (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Looking Ahead: Who Could Minnesota Meet in the Playoffs?

The Minnesota Wild have turned around their season since acquiring Devan Dubnyk form the Arizona Coyotes. Dubnyk has made 24 consecutive starts for the Wild, taking them on an unprecedented 19-4-1 […]

Captain Koivu (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Game of Numbers: Minnesota Wild Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise player […]

by · March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Chris Stewart will be a hot commodity at the trade deadline. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota Wild Trade Deadline Report Card: One Week Later

Today marks a week from the NHL trade deadline. Last Monday, the Minnesota Wild acquired Jordan Leopold and Chris Stewart, as well as Jared Knight, who is currently playing with […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild