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Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher has Earned Contract Extension

Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher has Earned Contract Extension

When Chuck Fletcher was hired as only the second general manager in Minnesota Wild team history, he was viewed as a young up and coming personnel type with a legendary […]

by · March 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
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The 1995 New Jersey Devils — Where Are They Now?

It has been almost 20 years since the underdog New Jersey Devils stunned the hockey world by sweeping the heavily favored Detroit Red Wings in the 1995 Stanley Cup Finals […]

by · September 5, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History, New Jersey Devils
Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Goal Celebrations

Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Goal Celebrations

The Montreal Canadiens have scored a lot of goals in its 100+ years. Puckloads — over 20,000 to be precise. Which also means there have been a heckuva lot of […]

Zach Parise and Ryan Suter both signed with the Wild last summer (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Zach Parise: Leading Identity Change For Minnesota Wild

For the first eight years of their existence, the Minnesota Wild knew exactly who they were. Head coach Jacques Lemaire’s firm hand ensured that the expansion franchise maximized their potential, […]

by · February 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
2009-10 Collector's Choice #72 Mikko Koivu

Minnesota Wild: A Tradition of Busted Hopes

Much like the New Year, a new NHL season is also a time to hope. Minnesota Wild fans have hopes that cross and are at a crossroads this New Year: […]

by · January 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Minnesota Wild
Minnesota’s Devilish Connections

Minnesota’s Devilish Connections

July 4, 2012 was the day that Zach Parise and Ryan Suter broke free from their original squads to sign with the Minnesota Wild.  The day that Wild fans broke […]

by · December 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils
A Brief Hockey Card History of the Minnesota Wild

A Brief Hockey Card History of the Minnesota Wild

Millions of paintings have been painted, but it’s a few, well-chosen paintings that make a museum.  Much the same way, millions of hockey cards have been manufactured, and it’s a […]

by · November 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey, Hockey History, Minnesota Wild
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“The Last Gladiators” Delivers Harsh Truth About Fighting in NHL

While fighting has been an ongoing debate throughout the NHL, the art of dropping the gloves is not for everyone. NHL enforcers are some of the toughest men in the […]

Koivu has been in and out of the lineup (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Top Five Minnesota Wild Forwards All-Time

The NHL lockout is a depressing time for hockey fans, but it does provide us with the opportunity to reflect on the tremendous history of our teams and the game. […]

by · October 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
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Who Should Be Ilya Kovalchuk’s Center Next Year?

One of the more interesting decisions facing New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer heading into next season will be which player will center his top gun Ilya Kovalchuk? The two […]

by · August 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
8 Defensemen on the New Jersey Devils Vying for 6 Spots

8 Defensemen on the New Jersey Devils Vying for 6 Spots

Assuming the New Jersey Devils don’t make any trades or signings before training camp opens, they will have eight defensemen competing for the top six slots. Each blueliner brings some […]

by · July 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
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Parise and Suter Sign With Minnesota: The Day That Changed The Wild

Minnesota is the state of hockey. However, it has very rarely been the state of NHL hockey. The city lost its NHL franchise in 1993 when the Minnesota North Stars […]