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This is the second of 8 daily installments on the teams in the new NHL Central Division, culminating in a predicted order of finish.
The Minnesota Wild, under GM Chuck Fletcher and head Coach Mike Yeo, really did what they should have been expected to last season. Flush with big ticket free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise, they made the playoffs, and gave a...
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When one or two power-play goals could have changed the complexion of the Wild’s first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks last spring throwing up a series goose egg tends to gnaw at a coach.
Mike Yeo is looking for an improvement from the power play this season and he didn’t have to look far for help. In addition to his duties as adviser to the hockey operations...
Joe Mauer is the hometown star drafted by the Minnesota Twins. Zach Parise left for a while, but was brought back home by the Minnesota Wild.
The two are considered humble, hard-working pillars of their teams and the similarities don't end there.
After Mauer and his wife, Maddie, welcomed their own set of twins into the world this year, Parise and and his wife, Alisha, are...
News broke a few days ago that former Nashville Predator Ryan Suter and 2013 1st round draft pick Seth Jones would be rooming together at USA Hockey's Olympic Orientation Camp.
It's almost a given that Team USA General Manager David Poile cooked this up. You know Poile's thinking "Ryan, here's what you're missing out on. Have fun tossing passes to Zenon...
from Brian Stubits of Eye On Hockey at CBS Sports,
This week the focus at USA Hockey's Olympic Orientation Camp is only on USA Hockey and the Olympics early next year in Sochi, Russia. But let's not forget that these guys are mostly all in the NHL and have their own teams and situation from those teams to deal with.
Which makes things like this so interesting .....