What Should the Wild Do With Matt Dumba?
By Aaron Heckmann - Jun 26, 2022
The Minnesota Wild’s defensive core has been a gold standard in the NHL over the past decade. There’s a reason they’ve finished top-5 defensively in allowing expected […]
What Should the Wild’s Fourth Line Look Like Next Season?
By Aaron Heckmann - Jun 16, 2022
The Minnesota Wild’s roster is nearly set in stone at forward heading into the summer, with the exception of a few changes. That starts with Kevin Fiala, […]
When Exactly Is Minnesota’s Stanley Cup Window?
By Aaron Heckmann - Jun 6, 2022
This summer, the Minnesota Wild are faced with many crucial questions as they figure out how to field a competitive roster under a tight salary cap. But […]
Should the Wild Explore A Martin Necas For Kevin Fiala Trade?
By Aaron Heckmann - Jun 1, 2022
The story is nearly written between the Minnesota Wild and Kevin Fiala. Minnesota’s budding superstar, a pending RFA with arbitration rights, will be a cap casualty this […]
The Wild’s Top Prospects Are the Key To Replicating This Season’s Success
By Aaron Heckmann - May 26, 2022
The Minnesota Wild are coming off a historic regular season, reeling off 53 wins and collecting 113 points. The record-breaking season happened because multiple players had career […]
Who Stays? Who Goes? Every Player’s Chance Of Surviving Wild’s Cap-Strapped Summer
By Aaron Heckmann - May 19, 2022
The Minnesota Wild’s season came to a screeching halt at the hands of the St. Louis Blues. Their historic season ended abruptly with a few sloppy losses […]
The Wild Must Take An Honest Look In the Mirror Before A Franchise-Altering Summer
By Aaron Heckmann - May 16, 2022
Different year on the calendar, different roster, same outcome. All year long, it felt like this Minnesota Wild club was different than years past. But the result […]
Turnovers and Unlucky Bounces Proved Too Costly In Game 4
By Aaron Heckmann - May 9, 2022
The Minnesota Wild’s 5-2 loss against the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 was not the byproduct of getting outplayed but rather sloppy defensive turnovers and a […]
Paul Fenton Deserves (A Little Bit Of) Credit For Wild’s Historic Season
By Aaron Heckmann - Apr 30, 2022
Paul Fenton‘s tenure lasted only 14 months and was a disaster by many accounts. The Minnesota Wild fired him after he failed to build relationships and grasp […]
Kaprizov and Fiala Need To Dominate To Make Playoff Noise
By Aaron Heckmann - Apr 22, 2022
The Minnesota Wild came up short against the Vegas Golden Knights in the playoffs last season. After being down 3-1 in the series, the Wild fought back […]
The Wild Suddenly Have A Top-Tier Goalie Tandem
By Aaron Heckmann - Apr 16, 2022
The Minnesota Wild front office sent a strong message to the team by making a major investment at the trade deadline. Now they’re experiencing success, and nobody […]
The Wild Must Continue To Let Jost Shine In An Offensive Role
By Aaron Heckmann - Apr 10, 2022
There’s no doubt that the Minnesota Wild significantly improved their roster at the trade deadline. While Marc-Andre Fleury headlined the Wild’s investment, Tyson Jost and Jacob Middleton […]