Post Tagged with: "Jacques Lemaire"

Wayne Cashman, right, fired two goals for the Generals

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hockey’s Next Superstar?

With a dark night throughout the hockey world last night, we thought we’d provide the next in our series of player profiles.  This time, we go off the board a […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
L-R: Tom Chorske, Ryan Carter, Lance Pitlick (mspdigiparties/Flickr)

Q and A With Stanley Cup Champion Tom Chorske

After making his NHL debut with the Montreal Canadiens in 1989, Tom Chorske was then traded to New Jersey by the Habs with Stephane Richer for Kirk Muller and Roland […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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 · Comments are Disabled · 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
Nick Schultz and the Wild are off to a rough start.  (Source: XGeorge, Wikipedia Commons)

Top Five Minnesota Wild Defensemen All-Time

The second edition of this article series looking at the history of the Minnesota Wild looks at the franchise’s top five defensemen of all time. The Minnesota Wild have made […]

by · October 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · 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