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Should the Wild Sign Mike Fisher?

We’re closing in on the end of July and the Minnesota Wild still have some moves to make. The Wild are without a veteran fourth-line center. They have some talented young players who are looking to crack the lineup, but veteran depth never hurts. Matt Cullen has been on the Wild’s radar for most of the summer. However, Cullen is still deciding on whether to return for another...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Why Minnesota is Truly the State of Hockey

Originally published in March of 2015, hockey in the great state of Minnesota only grows stronger with each passing year. The State of Hockey… What does it mean? Where does it come from? It’s hardly a secret that Minnesota has long been a hockey Mecca. The first hockey teams in Minnesota were formed a couple of decades before Henry Ford’s Model-T changed the world. The University...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 days ago

Minnesota Wild Top 4 Prospects 2017

The Minnesota Wild take pride in their small but very talented pool of prospects. They have a handful of skilled players who are either close to, or ready to make that jump into a full-time role in the NHL. With the recent departures of Marco Scandella, Alex Tuch and Erik Haula, there are some holes in the Wild lineup that need filling. These top four prospects all possess the skill...
Via The Hockey Writers
11 days ago

Wild re-sign defenseman Zach Palmquist to 2-way contract

Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Wild are a brand new team

It has been one of the busiest off seasons for NHL teams, particularly the Minnesota Wild. With both the expansion draft and the entry level draft occurring last week, the Wild were willing to make some pretty hefty trades to keep their team intact.  With free agency starting on July 1st, however, nothing is certain when it comes to the Wild’s 2017-18 roster. During draft week...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings sign longtime Wild G Darcy Kuemper to 1-year deal

Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild announce 6 free-agent signings

Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild free-agency primer

Via FOX Sports
24 days ago

Rudolph Tees Off With Jason Zucker, Celebrities, for Good Cause

INDEPENDENCE, Minn. – Kyle Rudolph is chasing some significant records on the football field, but he recently teamed up with a number of celebrities to set a record of a different kind. More than ...
Via Vikings.com
27 days ago

Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau believes his team will still make a trade

The Minnesota Wild were surprisingly quiet around the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft and the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Heading into those two events, it was widely believed that the Wild would move at least one of their defensemen, with reports circulating that offers were in for Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba.Wild GM Chuck Fletcher said that he’s more than willing to make a “hockey trade”...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Acquire Salituro for Jordan Schroeder

Via FOX Sports
June 24, 2017

Minnesota Wild late-round draft steals

Via FOX Sports
June 23, 2017

Wild have reportedly received 'quality' trade offers for Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft is less than a week away and already the league has seen a big trade in Jonathan Drouin as well as a ton of trade rumors surrounding just about every team. With teams expected to make their protected player lists public a few days before the draft, there’s bound to be plenty of action for fans to follow and digest.Now, on to the latest trade rumor!The...
Via The Comeback
June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 Hockey Wilderness NHL Mock Draft

The 2017 NHL Entry Draft is just around the corner, and you know what that means. It’s that time of year once again for Hockey Wilderness to throw caution to the wind and prognosticate just how the draft will shake out. It’s time for the 2017 edition of the Hockey Wilderness mock draft. We’re doing things a little differently this time around. You’ll still be getting the...
Via Hockey Wilderness
June 13, 2017

What we know about the Minnesota Wild’s new Assistant GM Andrew Brunette

If you are a diehard Minnesota Wild fan, you may recognize the name Andrew Brunette from his days as a left winger for the Wild back in 2001.  All throughout his 16 seasons in the NHL, six of those seasons were spent with the Minnesota Wild.  Brunette is arguably one of the best players in Wild franchise history ranking 3rd in all time goals and 2nd in power play goals.  Brunette...
Via isportsweb.com
June 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Should the Minnesota Wild trade Nino Niederreiter?

As we approach the expansion draft in June, NHL teams across the United States and Canada are reevaluating their most valuable players. In the expansion draft, each club has two options for how they arrange their protected lists.  They can either protect seven forwards, three defensemen and one goalie, or eight skaters (either forwards or defensemen) and one goalie.  Most clubs...
Via isportsweb.com
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL teams think Nino Niederreiter might be on the trading block

With the NHL Expansion Draft looming ahead in June, trade rumors are starting to swirl around the league as teams are forced to make some difficult decisions ahead of the 2017-18 season. One of the most interesting names to pop up is Nino Niederreiter of the Minnesota Wild who may be on the trading block despite a career year. As always, take the reports for what they are – reports...
Via The Comeback
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Inside the Brutal Electrode-Enhanced Training System That's Taking the NHL by Storm

If you were to walk in on one of Zach Parise's off-ice workouts, you might think you had stumbled into a grotesque science experiment. The Minnesota Wild winger might be down in a squat position for five straight minutes, sweat pouring from his face while multiple electrodes attached to his body send shockwaves through his muscles. No treadmill running. No cardio at all actually...
Via Stack
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

The Simple Diet Change That Helped Zach Parise Become an NHL All-Star

When Zach Parise first arrived in the NHL in 2005, he was just 21 years old. Like most 21-year-olds, he ate whatever required the least effort. For Parise, that often meant dining out at the closest restaurant. "When I first came in, I didn't really know a lot about nutrition. I was just out of college, and I was living on my own. So it was honestly what was easy and what was...
Via Stack
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL Star Zach Parise Reveals His Favorite Drill For Building Extreme Skating Speed

Minnesota Wild winger Zach Parise understands the importance of speed in the NHL. His ability to turn on the jets and beat defenders is a big reason why he's racked up 661 career points. STACK recently spoke with Parise, and the topic turned to how he builds skating speed. He revealed that his favorite drill for on-ice speed is Overspeed Crossovers. If you don't know what Crossovers...
Via Stack
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Devan Dubnyk is already playing the blame game against the Blues

The St. Louis Blues are returning home with a surprising 2-0 series lead against the Minnesota Wild. Those two wins were due to some outstanding play from Jake Allen, some timely offense and some fortunate bounces. Things are bright in the St. Louis dressing room while the blame game is already being played by the Wild on the other side of the rink. Following Game 2, Devan Dubnyk...
Via Frozen Notes
April 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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