Post Tagged with: "Darcy Kuemper"

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
Devan Dubnyk now plays for the other team in this picture, and he has been faring quite well with the Minnesota Wild. (Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Devan Dubnyk the Minnesota Wild’s Saviour?

In the midst of their worst stretch of play this season, Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher needed to take action to shake up his team. Instead of doing the easy […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
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Masked Men: Wild Year For Dubnyk

Devan Dubnyk is getting another chance to establish himself as a starting goaltender in the NHL. The Arizona Coyotes dealt Dubnyk to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in exchange for […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild, NHL Goaltending
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Is it Time for the Wild to Fire Mike Yeo?

The Minnesota Wild are going through a rough stretch. The Wild have lost 11 of 13 games (2-7-4) and if the Stanley Cup Playoffs started today, the Wild would be […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 7 comments · Minnesota Wild
Since signing together, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter have played a huge part in the Wild's success. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Midseason Meltdown: A Look at the Minnesota Wild’s First Half

The first three months of the 2014-2015 season haven’t exactly gone as planned for the Minnesota Wild. Here’s to hoping the remaining three go better than the first. October: This […]

by · January 10, 2015 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
Josh Harding has cleared waivers and will be playing for the Wild's AHL affiliate, but this certainly hasn't spelled the end of the goalie's career by any means. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Where is Josh Harding’s Future?

On Monday, the Minnesota Wild activated Josh Harding off of the injured reserve and placed him directly on waivers. He had 24 hours to be claimed by another team, but […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 3 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
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Are the Minnesota Wild the Best Team in the NHL?

For all Minnesota Wild news, subscribe to The Hockey Writers Wild newsletter. The Minnesota Wild are 10 games into the 2014-15 season and, although they don’t boast the most points […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 5 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Alexander Semin - Photo Credit:   Andy Martin Jr

Fantasy Hockey: Super Studs and Dreadful Duds

Welcome everyone to my second edition of Fantasy Hockey Studs and Duds! My first edition during the pre-season can be found here. It’s been a crazy, awesome, exciting, troubling, and […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 8 comments · Fantasy, News/Commentary
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2014-15 Vezina Trophy Winner: Darcy Kuemper?

When predicting the candidates for the Vezina Trophy, as best goaltender in the league, the usual names come up. The likes of Tuukka Rask, Carey Price, Henrik Lundqvist, and Jonathan […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
Darcy Kuemper (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Darcy Kuemper: The Real Deal?

At the beginning of the 2014-15 season, I must admit I was a bit skeptical about the Minnesota Wild-Darcy Kuemper situation. Niklas Backstrom was finally healthy and is being paid […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, NHL Goaltending
Erik Haula (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Things You Need to Know: Wild vs. Ducks

This Friday, the Minnesota Wild will play their third game of the season and first game against an opponent that isn’t the Colorado Avalanche. Here are three things you need […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild
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Minnesota Wild News: Week One Could Not Have Gone Better

Well, the 2014-15 NHL regular season has been underway for a week now, and what a week it was, especially for Minnesota Wild fans. They took a 2-0-0 start to […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary