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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 · 0 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
Captain Koivu (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Minnesota Wild: A Brief History

The 2013-2014  marks the thirteenth 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 franchise […]

by · February 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, 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)

The 2013-14 Minnesota Wild: How They Were Built

The architect of the current Minnesota Wild roster in general manger Chuck Fletcher hired on May 21, 2009 by owner Craig Leipold. This is the most talented Wild team in […]

by · January 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
What will be the lingering effects of Ryan Suter and Zach Parise? (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Zach Parise’s Injury Scare in St. Louis

In a wild turn of events, Zach Parise’s foot injury that he suffered in the club’s recent game against St. Louis may not cause him to miss significant time. Many […]

by · November 28, 2013 · 0 comments · Injury Report, Minnesota Wild
(Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Is the Most Complete Forward in the NHL?

When looking at the best NHL forwards in the game and the ever changing debate that it always ensues around who that is, inevitably the focus is fantasy based and the top offensive […]

by · October 16, 2013 · 10 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
Elliott has been a key to the Blues' success the past three seasons (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Andrew Brunette and the Minnesota Wild Power Play

As the Minnesota Wild begin a new season, one area that they have actively sought to improve upon is the power play. Many games are won on a very slim […]

by · October 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
(Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Charlie Coyle Destined for Greatness?

On June 24, 2011, forward Charlie Coyle was acquired by the Minnesota Wild along with Devin Setoguchi and a first round pick in exchange for a second round selection and veteran […]

by · September 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Player Profiles
(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

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 […]

Aleksander Barkov (Photo: 
Jarno Hietanen)

Aleksander Barkov – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

  Aleksander (Sasha) Barkov THW Close-Up: Team: Tappara, SM-Liiga (Finland) Birthdate: September 2, 1995 Hometown: Tampere, Finland Height: 6’2″  Weight: 205 lbs Position: Centre Shoots: Left NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: @Barkovsasha95 […]

by · June 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Frederik Gauthier (Rimouski Oceanic)

Frederik Gauthier – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Besides the mammoth blueliner, Samuel Morin, the Rimouski Oceanic have, they also are in possession of a hulking center in Frederik Gauthier.  He stands 6’5″, but is a very proficient […]

by · June 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Captain Koivu (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Minnesota Wild’s New Core Struggle In First Playoff Series

Perhaps the Minnesota Wild’s first round exit at the hands of the President’s Trophy winning Chicago Blackhawks last week in five games was simply inevitable. It was definitely a ‘positive […]

by · May 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild NHL Playoffs Game Three: $14 Million Needs To Step Up

Minnesota Wild NHL Playoffs Game Three: $14 Million Needs To Step Up

The Minnesota Wild fell into a 2-0 hole with a 5-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 on Friday night. After playing a tough and tight opening game, […]

by · May 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild