The Minnesota Wild did it – they bought out both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. Nine years after signing them to 13-year, $98 million deals, they ended the Era. There’s plenty of time to reminisce later, but Joe and Tony break down a shocking day, discussing:
- Wow, holy crap, they actually did this
- Why buying out Suter was such a shock
- Would we have bought out Suter?
- The prospects gotta step up now
- Minnesota suddenly has more Matt Dumba leverage
- Will the Wild throw away their strong defensive core?
- The two Alternate Captain vacancies – who gets the As?
- Darren Dreger reports the Wild ready to make an offer on Jack Eichel
- What Expansion looks like now for Minnesota
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