Jon Merrill’s Contract Could Be A Prelude to Bigger Blue Line Changes
By Aaron Heckmann - Jan 14, 2022
The buyout penalties from Zach Parise and Ryan Suter will start to squeeze the Minnesota Wild this summer. That’s why the organization began preparing for it early […]
Potential Wasn’t Enough To Keep Rem Pitlick In Minnesota
By Aaron Heckmann - Jan 13, 2022
The Minnesota Wild placed Rem Pitlick on waivers Tuesday. A day later, the Montreal Canadiens claimed him off of waivers. The Habs are reuniting Pitlick with his […]
Rossi and Boldy Made A Strong Case to Stay With Wild In Debuts
By Aaron Heckmann - Jan 7, 2022
The Minnesota Wild entered Thursday night’s game shorthanded with Jared Spurgeon, Joel Eriksson Ek, Cam Talbot, and Nick Bjugstad all injured. Jordan Greenway and Brandon Duhaime were […]
Who Besides Kaprizov Should Represent Wild At All-Star Game?
By Aaron Heckmann - Dec 31, 2021
The Minnesota Wild wouldn’t be holding the top spot in the Western Conference by points percentage if it wasn’t for Kirill Kaprizov. It shouldn’t be a surprise […]
Goalie Jesper Wallstedt Is Giving the Wild A Glimpse Of Their Future At World Juniors
By Aaron Heckmann - Dec 29, 2021
The Minnesota Wild are getting a glimpse of Swedish goaltender Jesper Wallstedt at the World Juniors. On Monday, their potential franchise goaltender stopped 27 of 30 shots […]
The Parise/Suter Buyouts Were Absolutely The Right Call
By Aaron Heckmann - Dec 27, 2021
The Minnesota Wild knew the financial ramifications of buying out Zach Parise and Ryan Suter‘s identical contracts. But they still made the monumental decision to do so, […]
Marco Rossi Is the Clear Choice To Fill In For Joel Eriksson Ek
By Aaron Heckmann - Dec 22, 2021
The Minnesota Wild enter the holiday break on a four-game losing streak, a big letdown following an eight-game winning streak. They’ve gone from the top of the […]
What Ryan Hartman’s Emergence Means For the Wild Moving Forward
By Aaron Heckmann - Dec 17, 2021
When the Minnesota Wild signed Ryan Hartman to a three-year contract that carries a $1.7 million cap hit, not even Bill Guerin could have anticipated the impact […]
The Minnesota Wild Are Legitimate Stanley Cup Contenders
By Aaron Heckmann - Dec 10, 2021
The Minnesota Wild’s 19-6-1 record is the best in the Central and is among the best starts in franchise history. Their 39 points is tops in the […]
It’s Not Worth Sacrificing Fiala to Temporarily Upgrade At Center
By Aaron Heckmann - Dec 3, 2021
The Minnesota Wild indicated that Kevin Fiala may not be in their plans last summer. They had a contract standoff which led to a rare case of […]
Which Wild Players Are Trending Up, Down At the Quarter Mark?
By Aaron Heckmann - Nov 26, 2021
The Minnesota Wild are 12-6-1 through the first 19 games, good for 25 points, and first place in a very competitive Central Division. With the Wild nearing […]
Should the Wild Be Pursuing A Center?
By Aaron Heckmann - Nov 19, 2021
The Minnesota Wild’s complex center situation is always a focal point of the team because they don’t have a true bonafide top-line center. It will likely remain […]