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3 Places Better Than Washington For The 2015 Winter Classic

3 Places Better Than Washington For The 2015 Winter Classic

On Saturday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they will play in their second NHL Winter Classic, which left every hockey fan not wearing a Caps #8 jersey asking… “Why Washington?” […]

How A $20 Bill Turned Into Twenty Minnesota Wild Tickets

How A $20 Bill Turned Into Twenty Minnesota Wild Tickets

In a not so kind world, there are always a few people who hold fast to their sense of integrity. Apparently Joey Prusak of Hopkins, Minnesota is exactly that kind […]

by · September 20, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Cares
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Pominville’s Past and His Wild Future

Prior to the NHL trade deadline, the Minnesota Wild acquired Buffalo Sabres’ forward Jason Pominville. The official trade included Jason Pominville and a fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry […]

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Is Opportunity Knocking For Mathew Dumba?

When the lockout ended and the 2012-2013 season began last January, Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher extended a training camp invite to young defenseman Mathew Dumba. The Wild selected […]

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Wild Invites to Olympic Orientation Camps

Seven members of the Minnesota Wild were recently invited to participate in the Olympic orientation camps for their respective countries. This came after the NHL and NHLPA reached an agreement last […]

Niklas Backstrom Needs rest. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

A Look At the Wild’s 2013-2014 Regular Season Schedule

    The Minnesota Wild look to build upon the success of last season. The path towards accomplishing this goal was mapped with the release of the 2013-2014 regular season schedule. […]

by · July 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
Zach Parise and Ryan Suter both signed with the Wild last summer (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Previewing the Wild and the Competition: Division B Offseason Edition

The NHL will be reborn in the 2013-2014 season with new divisions and a new playoff format. Realignment will provide a more favorable travel schedule for most teams now that […]

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Nashville’s Free Agent Flops

Free Agent Frenzy wasted no time descending on the NHL, Friday, with the league’s new preliminary negotiation period allowing UFA’s to find new homes with the quickness.  As with the […]

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Minnesota Wild: 2012-13 Regular Season Review

Pre-season projection: Playoff team Final team record: 26-19-3 (8th in Western Conference) Flip a coin. The Minnesota Wild made the playoffs for the first time in five years; they almost […]

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
Blue Jackets Beat:  Howson’s Revenge or Kings’ Folly?

Blue Jackets Beat: Howson’s Revenge or Kings’ Folly?

It seemed so innocuous at the time . . . harmless really.  When former Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson proposed a tie-breaking revision that would make non-shootout wins the first tie-breaker […]

by · April 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Niklas Backstrom Needs rest. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Exposed: Niklas Backstrom’s Playoff Flubs

A game-by-game autopsy of Niklas Backstrom’s playoff failings is in order on the cusp of his first playoff start in five years. These games are particularly worth examining as the […]

by · April 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Why The Anaheim Ducks Need To Win The Pacific Division

  Forty-four games into the compacted NHL season, the Anaheim Ducks have sat atop the Pacific Division the entire time; a stellar 18-3-3 record midway through the season will do […]

by · April 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks