NHL: Minnesota Wild at Detroit Red Wings

Matt Dumba wins King Clancy Award, an Opportunity for Something Greater

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I will admit, I’m not a person that watches a lot of awards shows.  I don’t watch the Grammy‘s or…

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NHL: Ottawa Senators at Los Angeles Kings

The NHL Should Cancel the 2019-20 Season Or History May Repeat Itself

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March 18th, 2002, was like nearly every other day around the NHL.  Fans eagerly made their way to the arenas…

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NHL: NHL Draft

Minnesota Wild Fire General Manager Paul Fenton

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If you have ever seen the YouTube clip of Fenton the dog, you can see how a calm walk through…

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NHL: Dallas Stars at Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild in Denial as Not-So-Subtle Hints Pile Up During the Off-Season

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Life provides people with lots of different messages to consider.  At times its pretty direct such as when you are…

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NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues

Minnesota Wild Free Agency Conundrum; to Spend or Not to Spend?

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My first job that I had that gave me an actual ‘paycheck’ was working at a local basketball camp when…

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NHL: NHL Draft

Wild Hire Mike Modano, and Swing and Miss on a Phil Kessel Trade

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Say cheese Minnesota Wild fans. So there I am last Thursday, minding my own business. In fact, I’m barely even…

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Is Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton In Over His Head?

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One aspect of leadership that is essential is confidence.  Whether you’re managing a business, a quarterback in the huddle or…

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NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at Minnesota Wild

Wild Fans Speak: 2018-19 Off Season Edition Part 3 of 3

As we go into the last part of our Wild Fans Speak: 2018-19 Off Season edition, it feels sort of…

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NHL: Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche

Wild Fans Speak: Off Season Edition Part 2 of 3

On many a game night, KFAN’s Brandon Mileski and Pat Micheletti host Wild Fanline, a chance for fans to go…

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NHL: Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild

Wild Fans Speak: 2018-19 Off Season Edition Part 1 of 3

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Thomas Jefferson once said, if you are angry count to ten before you speak if very angry count to a…

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A Look Back: the Definitive History of Why the Minnesota North Stars left

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Before I go any further, I’d like to give a huge thank you to the “Way Back Machine” at web.archive.org…

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NHL: Minnesota Wild at Calgary Flames

Wild Trade Deadline – Fenton’s Follies

In what has been a season overshadowed by injuries and streaky play, the Wild limped into the trade deadline. Paul…

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NHL: Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche

Wild Fans Speak 2018-19 Edition: Season Preview, Part 3 of 3

Blogs are often nothing more than the voice of the fans.  I am not sure most people that blog are…

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NHL: Minnesota Wild at San Jose Sharks

Wild Fans Speak 2018-19 Edition: Season Preview, Part 2 of 3

I don’t feel as though as if I’m going off on a limb, by saying this season has been a…

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NHL: Minnesota Wild at Vegas Golden Knights

Wild Fans Speak 2018-19 Edition: Season Preview, Part 1 of 3

If there is anything I’ve learned from blogging is that fans represent their own sort of community.  Whether they band…

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NHL: Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild

The NHL Analytics Debate, My View

In North America, beyond church and sports, there has been a long tradition of discussing politics in shows like NBC’s…

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Bon Voyage, Wild.com Message Boards: a eulogy for an old friend

If you’re a child of the 1980s or older, you should be very familiar with the classic television sitcom Cheers. To…

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The Minnesota Wild’s Future, Is Going to Get Ugly(ier)

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The Minnesota Wild are a lot like a used car like the AMC Hornet above (Thanks to Josh Ostrem for…

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Wild Fans Speak: 2017-18 Season Thoughts, Part III

One more week left before the NHL regular season begins.  Teams have be steadily trimming players from its roster, sending…

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St Louis Blues v Minnesota Wild - Game Five

Wild Fans Speak: 2017-18 Season Thoughts, Part II

With football in full swing and the drive for the Major League Baseball playoffs in full swing it means the…

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Minnesota Wild v Ottawa Senators

Minnesota Wild Sign Mikko Koivu to 2-Year, $11 Million Extension And Why I Hate It

My wife works for a fairly well-known technology company as a member of tech support and every 3 months her…

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Chicago Blackhawks v Minnesota Wild - Game Three

Wild Fans Speak: 2017-18 Season Thoughts, Part 1

There are plenty of ‘experts’ to peruse on the internet and in television.  The Hockey News‘ has picked the Minnesota…

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Minnesota’s Best Move For the Summer of 2017 May Just Be Trade Baby, Trade!

The Stock Market game, perhaps one of my favorite memories from my junior high days.  In 8th grade, our Social…

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Dallas Stars v Minnesota Wild - Game Three

Minnesota Wild 2016-17 Season Summary With Some Magic, the Gathering Levity

Everyone needs a little time to process and calm down from what was another disappointing finish to a Wild season….

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St Louis Blues v Minnesota Wild - Game Three

Hate to Say It, This is the New Normal With Zach Parise

Gordie Howe, Chris Chelios and Jaromir Jagr; all of them are legendary hall of fame-level players who not only excelled…

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