Found September 29, 2013 on Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors:
Ryan Suter of the Minnesota Wild is the #6 defense points-only hockey pool pick. He is an American born player who is 28 years old. When he was with the Nashville Predators, he was overshadowed by Shea Weber. With Minnesota, he is the number one defenseman and had a tremendous season last year, showing that he is more valuable than his ex-teammate Weber. A downside to drafting is he is

Josh Harding’s goalie mask this season is fantastic

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding recently revealed his new goalie mask for the upcoming season, and it’s probably one of the better ones you’ll see in the NHL. Harding’s new headwear is designed to look like he is wearing a Wild toque/winter hat – pom-pom on top and all. We’ve seen goalies wear the hats over their helmets during outdoor games in the past, but never an...

Minnesota Wild make final preseason roster cuts

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo has his roster for the regular-season opener this week. Yeo has cautioned the final roster isn't permanent though. Minnesota assigned forwards Jason Zucker, Jake Dowell and Brett Bulmer to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Sunday to get to the 23-player roster limit for the regular season. Minnesota opens the season...

Brad Ratgen: Did Zucker Get Screwed? Analyzing the Decision to Demote Him to the AHL.

Jason Zucker was waived to the AHL by the Minnesota Wild earlier today and fans went nuts while media types mocked fans for their outrage. Who was right? Who was wrong? Let’s take a look. First, as for me, as a fan, I thought that regardless of his pre-season performances, which were cut short by 2 games due to an in-game injury, I think he deserved a spot on the Wild...

Owner: Current Wild team is 'best we've ever had'

Craig Leipold was relaxing in his owner's suite at the Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday night preparing for the Minnesota Wild's preseason game against the St. Louis Blues and said his anxiety was a 2 on a scale of 1 to 10. It was the preseason after all. When Minnesota starts its season Oct. 3 at home against the Los Angeles Kings Leipold will be back in his suite at center...

Tony Dean: MNWild: Iowa Wild Training Camp Roster and Brief Introduction!

The AHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild has relocated to Des Moines, Iowa this season after a lease dispute caused a rift between the Wild organization and Toyota Center Operators. It is widely believed that Les Alexander the current owner of the Houston Rockets and the operator of the Toyota Center was the driving force behind the Aeros no longer playing in the Toyota Center. Houston...

Brad Ratgen: Re-Visiting My Pre-Season Thoughts. Hits and Misses.

With the pre-season firmly behind the Minnesota Wild and having gone 4-2 through this process, it's all over except for the final cuts. As such, I thought it would be interesting to take a stroll through my pre-season blogs to see what I and others in the "official" media said and see how close or far away we were. To begin with, here's what Wild beat writer...
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