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Blackhawks Acquire Potential Second Line Center

Similar to the Kris Versteeg deal that came out of nowhere in November, Stan Bowman was working the phones again Thursday. His efforts culminated in another trade, this time with […]

by · February 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Misreading the Marketplace: Nashville’s Confusing Spending Spree

Fourteen years for four guys.  That was the price of doing business for the Nashville Predators when free agency opened on July 5.  Actually, it was fourteen years and $36.4 […]

by · August 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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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
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Minnesota Wild Third Quarter Review

Pre-season projection: Playoff team Current stock: Holding Team record: 21-13-2 (3rd in Western Conference, 1st in Northwest Division) Surprisingly, the Minnesota Wild held their grip to the top of the […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Wild Winning Streak Overshadowed By Penguins, Iginla

It’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Penguins’ acquisition of Jarome Iginla and their baker’s dozen of wins in succession have stolen most of the NHL media attention. Perhaps the extensive […]

by · March 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Minnesota Wild: Four Who Must Step Up

The Minnesota Wild is headed for a fall. It’s no exaggeration to say that Devin Setoguchi and Matt Cullen have ignited the 14-5-1 explosion which has propelled the Wild near […]

by · March 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Fantasy Hockey: Five Wingers Under 25% Owned

With the playoffs approaching rapidly in most fantasy hockey formats, managers are probably scrambling to pick up the last bits of waiver-wire/free agent gems in their respective pools. Since some […]

by · March 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy
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Minnesota Wild Suffering Trouble with Tribbles

Captain Kirk once learned that one Tribble is cute, but too many Tribbles are trouble.  The same goes for rookies on an NHL team. In a topsy-turvy season, the Minnesota […]

by · February 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Minnesota Wild First Quarter Review

Pre-season projection: Playoff team Current stock: Dropping Team record: 6-5-1 (11th in the conference, tied for eighth) As the Wild thrashed the Avalanche on opening night, Mike Greenlay, Minnesota’s TV […]

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Game On, Minnesota: Time for a Wild Training Camp!

It was announced in the early hours of Sunday morning that the National Hockey League and the NHL Players Association reached a deal agreeing on the framework of a new […]

by · January 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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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
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Do Zach Parise and Ryan Suter Make Minnesota A Contender?

Early Wednesday afternoon, just shortly after noon, news broke that Zach Parise and Ryan Suter were the two newest members of the Minnesota Wild. They were considered to be the […]

by · July 6, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild, Trades Contracts and Transactions