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NHL.com Fantasy Rankings Reveal Wild Goaltending Conundrum

Wild fans don’t need me to tell them that the goaltending situation in Minnesota for the 2014-15 season is a little messy. But, despite general manager Chuck Fletcher saying he’d […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Minnesota Wild
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Wild Open to Long-Term Deal with Nino Niederreiter and Other Harbingers

Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher has deftly navigated some tricky waters this off-season. One of the most difficult jobs he faces is not signing stars like Thomas Vanek, but […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Is Thomas Vanek Minnesota’s Next Dany Heatley?

The Thomas Vanek signing has proved to be a little divisive among the State of Hockey faithful. Many are excited and see the Wild nabbing one of the NHL’s elite […]

by · July 14, 2014 · 3 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Winnipeg vs Minnesota – Which NHL Market Would I Rather Live In?

I visited Winnipeg this past 4th of July weekend. It had been two years since my last visit to the city I grew up in. Winnipeg is still Jets crazy […]

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With Qualifying Offers Not Issued, The Wild Could Target These Free Agents

With the June 30 deadline to issue qualifying offers to RFAs having passed, a slew of young players have entered the unrestricted free agent pool at the 11th hour. With […]

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Top 10 Minnesota Wild Draft Picks

With the 2014 NHL Entry Draft behind us and free agency opening, let’s take a look back at Minnesota’s short history and pick the ten best Wild draft picks in […]

Reading Too Much Into the Wild’s Signing of Michael Keränen

Reading Too Much Into the Wild’s Signing of Michael Keränen

#488139757 / gettyimages.com On Thursday the Minnesota Wild signed Finnish Elite League forward Michael Keränen (pronounced Mee-KAH-el) to a one-year, two-way contract. At 24-years-old, Elite Prospects tags him as a […]

by · June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Prospects
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Great 8: The Best Undrafted Free Agents In Minnesota Wild History

While there is an impressive list of great NHLers who went undrafted, players like Curtis Joseph, Ed Belfour, Dino Ciccarelli, Antti Niemi, and Adam Oates are the exception rather than […]

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Loaded Baby Wild Squad in Iowa for 2014-15 AHL Season

The depth of young players collected by Chuck Fletcher during his five years as the Minnesota Wild general manager will be on full display during the 2014-15 season. The NHL […]

by · May 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Iowa Wild, Minnesota Wild
Déjà Koivu: Assessing Mikko’s Postseason Performance

Déjà Koivu: Assessing Mikko’s Postseason Performance

There’s no shortage of speculation during the off-season. Some of it will seem logical and be disregarded quickly, like the Sharks putting goaltender Antti Niemi on the market in order […]

by · May 26, 2014 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
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MNWild’s Young Core Changes Fletcher’s Offseason Priorities

The Minnesota Wild entered the 2013-14 NHL season seeking to take step forward in their pursuit of the franchise’s first Stanley Cup. A lockout shortened season saw a return to […]

by · May 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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A Flahr For Scouting: Wild Re-Sign Assistant GM Brent Flahr

The Minnesota Wild signed Assistant General Manager Brent Flahr to a multi-year contract on Friday, according to the Star Tribune’s Michael Russo. #mnwild assistant GM Brent Flahr has agreed to […]