2022 Minnesota Wild Draft Preview: Sleepers and Steals

In the summer of 2021, the Minnesota Wild did something unprecedented, they signed Kirill Kaprizov, who had just 55 games…

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2022 Minnesota Wild Draft Preview: Goaltenders

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Colorado’s 3-2 victory to seal their 3rd Stanley Cup in franchise history on Sunday may have stung a bit for…

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2022 Minnesota Wild Draft Preview: Defenseman

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A week after the Minnesota Wild concluded their season in a six-game playoff series loss to Saint Louis, team general…

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2022 Minnesota Wild Draft Preview: Forwards

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Have a great summer.  It was the repeated message you wrote in school yearbooks as a kid.  NHL fans hope…

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2022 NHL Central Scouting Movement Tracker

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Minnesota’s Game 6 loss to Saint Louis Blues in the Western Conference Quarterfinals compels Wild fans like me to shift…

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Blues End the Minnesota Wild’s Season in an all too familiar way, a series autopsy

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True crime shows are popular these days.  People are allowed to exercise some deductive reasoning or they just enjoy the…

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Game #4: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues 5/8/22 @ 3:30PM at Enterprise Center

Minnesota leads the series 2-1 Minnesota Wild 3.67 Goals For Per Game (8th in the NHL) 2.33 Goals Against Per…

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Game #2 Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues 5/4/22 @ 8:30PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

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Blues lead series 1-0 Minnesota Wild 0.0 Goals For Per Game (16th in the NHL) 4.00 Goals Against Per Game…

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2022 NHL Playoffs Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues

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Series is at 0-0 Minnesota Wild (53-22-7)  113pts  2nd in the Central 3.72 Goals For Per Game (5th in the…

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Minnesota Secures home ice advantage in 4-1 Victory in Regular Season Finale Against Colorado

Just 58 seconds into the game, Jordan Greenway would gather up a puck from behind the Colorado Avalanche goal and…

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Kulikov Delivers in 5-4 Overtime Thriller Against Nashville

Ryan Hartman raised over $38,000 dollars for Children’s Hospital in Minnesota after his infamous ‘bird’ he gave Edmonton’s Evander Kane…

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Spurgeon Scores Twice to Lift Wild to 5-4 Overtime Victory Against San Jose

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I’ve heard it said that character is revealed with how someone behaves when they feel no one is watching.  Did…

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Wild with Six Unanswered Goals in 6-3 Victory Over Los Angeles

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Surprises can be fun.  Raise your hand if you expected the Minnesota Wild to respond with six unanswered goals to…

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Early Goals Carry Wild to 5-1 Rout Over Washington

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Being a long-time Minnesota sports fan is a practice in patience as well as restraint.  Call it pessimism or keeping…

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Wild Win 3-2 Overtime Thriller Against Colorado To Cap Off An Eventful Week

To all Minnesota Wild fans out there, was this the best week during the regular season in franchise history?  Seriously,…

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Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche 3/27/22 @ 5:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

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Minnesota Wild (39-20-4)  82pts  2nd in the Central 3.63 Goals For Per Game (3rd in the NHL) 3.11 Goals Against…

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Minnesota Wild Add Marc-Andre Fleury and others in NHL Trade Deadline Day Blitz

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Trade deadline day is a time of excitement and anxiety for players, teams and fan bases all across the NHL…

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Minnesota Wild Hold On To Earn 3-1 Victory Over Chicago

Almost 20 years ago, I remember coaching a 9th grade football game where my team won 44-0.  As a coach…

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Minnesota Wild Trades Nico Sturm to Colorado for Tyson Jost

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During the first day of training camp on September 22nd, 2021, Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin addressed the team. …

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Porous Penalty Kill Spoils Mikko Koivu’s Jersey Retirement in Wild’s 6-2 loss to Nashville

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Narratives can be powerful things.  Especially when they get repeated over and over.  Why?  Because people begin to believe them,…

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Ugly 6-3 Loss To Dallas at home caps off a rough week for the Minnesota Wild

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When I was a kid, I remember when my dad got a foam ‘purple’ brick for Christmas from one of…

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2022 Minnesota Boys State Hockey Tournament Preview

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A major reason Minnesota calls itself the ‘State of Hockey’ is because of the state’s proud tradition of celebrating the…

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Minnesota Wild’s 7-3 Loss To Calgary Extends Losing Streak to 3 Games

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The Minnesota Wild will probably be glad to be out of Canada after a rough 4-game road trip that saw…

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7-3 Rout of Edmonton Helps Give Minnesota a Bright Spot After a Rough Week

It’s not about how you start but how you finish is a common cliche used in sports.  I’m not entirely…

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Minnesota Wild Outlasts Carolina in 3-2 Thriller

Roller coasters are normally good fun, but when its meant to be a metaphor of your emotions it may not…

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Minnesota Extends Winning Streak to Five Games in 4-3 Victory Over the Islanders

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Its no big secret, but the Minnesota Wild’s schedule the last two months has made it tough to build any…

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Marcus Foligno Delivers in Overtime in 4-3 Wild Win Against Chicago

Happy Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 everyone! Besides a lot of nostalgic outdoor scenes of hockey throughout the day, the nightcap…

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Game Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche 1/17/21 @ 2:00PM CST at Ball Arena

Minnesota Wild (22-10-2)  46pts  4th in the Central 3.68 Goals For Per Game (3rd in the NHL) 3.03 Goals Against…

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Own Goal Proves Costly for Washington as Minnesota Wild escape with 3-2 Shootout Victory

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Raise your hand if you thought a depleted Minnesota Wild team really had a chance against the Washington Capitals or…

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