Minnesota Wild 2014 NHL Draft capsules

A complete listing of the Minnesota Wild's 2014 NHL Draft picks with a capsule summary of each. This list will be updated through the end of the draft.  Round 1, pick 18 -- RW/C Alex Tuch (6-foot-3, 213 pounds), U.S. National Team Development Program: Forget trading back and acquiring more picks. Once Tuch was on the board for Minnesota, the big power forward was their pick...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild prospect profile: Gustav Olofsson (video)

What the Minnesota Wild’s Iowa farm currently lacks in elite talent it makes up for with depth at every position. With the emergence of Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Erik Haula for the big club, Iowa has been restocked with prospects in order to continue feeding the pipeline to the NHL. One of those prospects is Gustav Olofsson. Born in Boras, Sweden, Olofsson was a 2nd...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ballard undergoes sports hernia surgery; Backstrom, Harding recovering

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- When the Minnesota Wild's season ended in the second round, several players were suffering from the bumps and bruises that go along with a long season and extended playoff run. Charlie Coyle had played through two separated shoulders, among them. Yet, Minnesota came out on the fortunate end when it comes to the annual ritual of post-season cleanup surgeries...
Via Fox Sports North
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild head coach Mike Yeo has earned his contract extension

Mike Yeo is the right man to lead the Minnesota Wild in their quest for a Stanley Cup, at least in the minds of the franchise’s front office. On Saturday afternoon Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced that Yeo has agreed to a three-year contract extension that’s believed to be worth around $3 million. For Wild fans, Yeo’s three-season tenure in Minnesota has been...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Coyle says playing with two separated shoulders wasn’t a big deal

Charlie Coyle separated one shoulder in Game 4 against Colorado, the other on the first shift in Game 3 against Chicago. The Wild second-year power forward missed no playoff games because of the injuries. “You forget about it once you’re out there, but everyone’s in the same situation,” Coyle said after his exit meeting with Wild brass Friday. “Everyone has one ache or...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilds' Charlie Coyle played with two separated shoulders

The Minnesota Wild were eliminated in round two from the playoffs. After the exit is was announced that forward Charlie Coyle played through the games with two separated shoulders.The 22 year old star showed his passion for the sport while playing through injuries. He did not play his best games (towards the end of the series) but now the reason is out and who could blame the guy...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild have turned the page, ready for key offseason

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Xcel Energy Center was eerily silent Friday. No Christmas-colored lights reflecting off the glass. No sound of sticks colliding with pucks over the ambience of skates cutting up the ice. Save for a few media exchanges, the only noise came behind closed doors as general manager Chuck Fletcher, coach Mike Yeo and the rest of the Wild front office conducted player...
Via Fox Sports North
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild’s Charlie Coyle played with two separated shoulders

Here’s another article on hockey toughness. The Star Tribune reports Minnesota’s Charlie Coyle played with not one, but two separated shoulders against the Chicago Blackhawks. Coyle was visibly in pain several times throughout the series and this report confirms the suspicion he was battling through an injury. Still, the fact Coyle suited up and played with both of his shoulder...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild’s Charlie Coyle played with two separated shoulders

Here’s another article on hockey toughness. The Star Tribune reports Minnesota’s Charlie Coyle played with not one, but two separated shoulders against the Chicago Blackhawks. Coyle was visibly in pain several times throughout the series and this report confirms the suspicion he was battling through an injury. Still, the fact Coyle suited up and played with both of his shoulder...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Wild’s Charlie Coyle Played With Two Separated Shoulders During Playoffs

Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle has become the latest player to be added to the “hockey players are tough” collection. The Weymouth, Mass., native put up impressive numbers in the 2014 NHL playoffs, scoring three times with four assists in 13 games before the Wild were eliminated by the Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday night. But Coyle’s production becomes even more impressive...
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Coyle was playing with two separated shoulders

Mike Yeo alluded to it last night, but in the coming days when the Wild has its end-of-the-year access, we're going to find out the rigors that some players were playing under. One I can tell you for sure after digging a little today: Charlie Coyle was playing with both a separated left shoulder and right shoulder, sources say. It was very noticeable to me in Chicago that he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sexy Minnesota Wild fan was back for Game 3 and this time she had a 'friend'

Minnesota Wild superfan, and Hooters waitress, Alyssa Nelson is making quite the name for herself during these 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. At the same time, she is making guys across North America feel all tingly. During Game 7 of Minnesota's first round series against the Colorado Avalanche, Nelson became internet famous for shouting at Charlie Coyle to, "Whoop his ass...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sexy Blonde Wild Fan Returns For Game 3, Smooches Gal Pal During Game

You remember Alyssa Nelson, that crazy blonde Minnesota Wild superfan/Hooters waitress who quickly gained Internet fame after screaming at Charlie Coyle to whoop some ass in Game 6 against the Avalanche? Duh, how can you forget. Well, she was spotted at Xcel Energy Center once again rooting on her Wild in Game 3 of their series against the Blackhawks and, once again, she served...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kane too much for the Wild as he scores twice in the 3rd to lift Chicago to a 5-2 Game 1 victory

Charlie Coyle tries to skate by Chicago’s Marian Hossa. 10 years ago, the Chicago Blackhawks were the laghingstock of the NHL.  The arena was mostly devoid of fans, apart from a few die-hards and then a slew of business people trying to schmooze clients over a ‘quiet’ game of hockey.  No one was calling the United Center the Madhouse on Madison when the Blackhawks were in...
Via State of Hockey News
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild’s Charlie Coyle Receives 15 Stitches After Taking Shot To Face (Photo)

The Minnesota Wild’s Charlie Coyle will have a nice new scar to show off thanks to teammate Ryan Suter. In the first period of Game 7 between the Wild and the Colorado Avalanche, Coyle inadvertently blocked Suter’s shot with his face, earning himself some immediate medical attention and a trip down the tunnel. Coyle managed to return for the start of the second period, and helped...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Hot, Crazy Minneosta Wild Fan Alyssa Nelson

  “Whoop his ass Charlie.” That’s Alyssa Nelson screaming at the Minneosta Wild’s Charlie Coyle during Monday night’s Game 6 against Colorado, a…
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Attractive Minnesota Wild Fan Steals Hearts Yelling “Whoop His Ass”

During last night’s Game 6 between the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche, an attractive fan was spotted by @cjzero screaming at the Wild’s Charlie Coyle to ‘whoop the ass’ of an Avalanche player. As you can see, Alyssa Nelson, the blonde identified by the internet, not only works at Hooters but is a Diehard Wild fan.  [NextImpulseSports] The post Attractive Minnesota...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet the attractive Wild fan who wanted Charlie Coyle to ‘Whoop his ass!’ (video/pics)

The Minnesota Wild recovered from blowing an early two-goal lead to the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night courtesy of Zach Parise’s redirection of a Mikko Koivu shot from the point and two empty-netters in the waning moments of the third period to walk away with a 5-2 win. The huge home win means there will […] The post Meet the attractive Wild fan who wanted Charlie Coyle to...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Internet Quickly Fell In Love With This Feisty Blonde Minnesota Wild Fan

The Minnesota Wild pulled even in their series and forced a Game 7 against the Colorado Avalanche at home on Monday. While the Wild seemed to be focused on the task at hand, I was too busy focused on the intense blonde girl screaming at Charlie Coyle in the video clip below: The crazy, Bud Light Lime lovin’ beauty was later identified as Alyssa Nelson, who – according to a quick...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Refs blew it in Colorado

#487023775 / gettyimages.comBack in the 1990's there was a popular and re-occurring comment that was made towards the on-ice officials at the old Ralph Engelstad Arena, "Get off your knees ref you're blowing the game." This couldn't be more accurate following last night's game between the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche. By now, you have probably seen...
Via Goon's World
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild even series at 2 games apiece with 2-1 win over Avalanche

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second straight game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday night that evened the first-round matchup at two apiece. The Wild outshot the Avalanche a stunning 32-12, establishing a franchise record for fewest allowed by Minnesota. Colorado has...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryzgalov and the 4th line help lift the Wild to convincing 4-0 home win over Pittsburgh

Charlie Coyle battles near the Pittsburgh crease. The last time these two clubs played one another the Wild was in the depths of despair.  Injuries were mounting, the team couldn’t seem to score almost at all and Minnesota Head Coach Mike Yeo was starting to feel the pressure and rumors started swirling that the organization may be looking to drop the axe.  The Wild were tired...
Via State of Hockey News
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Players trending up and trending down

After a home-and-home series with the Detroit Red Wings in which the Wild pulled out 2 out of a possible 4 points, a grueling stretch now awaits Minnesota as they go on the road for four of its next five games. Despite struggling overall as of late, several players made huge strides in their level of play, some for the better and others for the worse. Trending up Charlie Coyle The...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Seeking chemistry, Yeo puts rookie Haula on Wild's second line

EDINA, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo's line changes during a three-game road trip led to a decisive 6-0 win against the New York Islanders in which three lines scored and Minnesota could exhale momentarily. A 4-3 overtime loss at New Jersey showed Yeo wasn't done trying to find the right mix of forwards since Minnesota made the big trade-deadline move to acquire...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Zach Parise returns for Minnesota

Minnesota Wild alternate captain Zach Parise will play for the first time in 14 games on Thursday night against the Chicago Blackhawks. Parise has been out with a foot injury since Dec. 22. Parise says he’s feeling good: we’re going to give it a shot tonight. #mnwild — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) January 23, 2014 Parise, 29, has 15 goals and 12 assists in 37 games this season...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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