Post Tagged with: "Mikko Koivu"

Vanek was a key piece for the Minnesota Wild in free agency. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

In Defense of Thomas Vanek

Let me just start with this before everyone gets all upset: Thomas Vanek could definitely be doing more for the Minnesota Wild. I’m not arguing that. All I’m trying to […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 5 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Jason Zucker is Ready to Stick in the NHL

It’s easy to forget that Jason Zucker is only 22 years old. From the time he was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the second round in 2010, he was labeled […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Minnesota Wild
Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota Wild October in Review

October was a bit of a roller-coaster for the Minnesota Wild. After starting out the season in dominant fashion, shutting out the Colorado Avalanche twice in a row, the Wild […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Breaking News: Minnesota Wild Sign Charlie Coyle to a 5-Year Extension

On Wednesday afternoon, the Minnesota Wild signed 22 year old and budding power forward, Charlie Coyle, to a 5-year contract extension. Coyle was set to be an RFA in the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
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4 Minnesota Wild Players Who Need A Bounce-Back Season

There’s an old bit of folk wisdom that I learned from my Grandfather years ago. He’d say, You’re not a true Wild fan until you’ve blamed Mikko Koivu for something. […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Koivu has been in and out of the lineup (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

6 Things About Your Minnesota Wild You Probably Don’t Know

At this point in the offseason, there’s really not too much happening in the hockey world. A player may get signed here or there, but that’s about it. On the […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Minnesota Wild
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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 […]

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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Avalanche Caves in on Minnesota Wild

The game started out well for the Minnesota Wild. They took a 1-0 lead off a Charlie Coyle goal early in the first period and then the lights went out […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 2 comments · Minnesota Wild
Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota Wild 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Playbook

Minnesota Wild Begin Their First Round Thursday in Colorado The Wild finished the regular season strong with a record of 6-3-1 in their final ten games. Perhaps the only team […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Two Major Setbacks For Team Finland

Two Major Setbacks For Team Finland

    Friday was not a good day for Team Finland.  Many projected the Finns as possible “spoilers” in Sochi, and although this is still possible,  it will now be […]

by · February 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Captain Koivu (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Minnesota Wild: A Brief History

The 2014-2015  season marks the fourteenth season for the Minnesota Wild. After the North Stars relocated to Dallas at the end of the 1992-1993 season, the NHL granted Minnesota an expansion […]

by · February 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Minnesota Wild