Found June 03, 2013 on
A team to watch closely this month as the NHL entry draft draws closer is the Minnesota Wild. According to Mike Russo if the Star Tribune, Minnesota, like many NHL squads, will begin their organizational review meetings this week. Wild GM Chuck Fletcher will meet with his hockey operations and scouting departments in an effort to get gauge the time and temperature inside the Wild organization....
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ST. PAUL, Minn. One is the longest tenured member of the Minnesota Wild. One is the oldest member of the team to play more than eight games this season. Together, they were two-thirds of one of Minnesota's top lines this season at times, and when they were going strong was when the Wild were at their best.
The cases of Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Matt Cullen will be interesting...
Make no mistake about it, Goalies are difference makers and several teams this year found themselves in the post season and deep in the playoffs because they either had the goalie or they did not.
Enter Nik Backstrom, Minnesota Wild, who many would argue was the reason the Wild made the final dance. In a league where there are teams dying for help in goal, Backstrom tops an...