What Do We Make of Minnesota’s Revamped Defensive Corps?
By Aaron Heckmann - Aug 6, 2021
The Minnesota Wild were forced to go bargain shopping for defensemen in free agency after the Seattle Kraken plucked Carson Soucy in the Expansion Draft, the Wild […]
The Wild’s Approach At Center Will Have Short- and Long-Term Consequences
By Aaron Heckmann - Aug 5, 2021
The Minnesota Wild will likely approach the center situation the same way this season as they did last year. All indications point to a center-by-committee strategy again […]
Ryan Suter’s New Contract Is Proof the Wild Made A Mistake
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 31, 2021
Bill Guerin has made it clear that he doesn’t regret buying out Ryan Suter. It’s easy to believe him. There’s nothing to suggest the contrary, and every […]
Pius Suter Would Help Round Out the Wild’s Center Depth
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 27, 2021
Monday marked the deadline for teams to issue a qualifying offer to their pending restricted free agents. Players that didn’t receive a qualifying offer by the deadline […]
Minnesota Should Bow Out Of the Jack Eichel Sweepstakes
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 23, 2021
The Minnesota Wild are actively pursuing disgruntled star center Jack Eichel. This isn’t surprising news because they have desperately needed a No. 1 center since their inception […]
Why the Wild Exposed Kähkönen Instead Of Talbot
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 20, 2021
There was a long stretch of games last season where it appeared as though the Minnesota Wild maybe had their goalie of the future between the pipes. […]
Guerin Has Given Us Reason To Believe He Can Navigate the Pending Cap Hell
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 16, 2021
So far in his tenure as the general manager of the Minnesota Wild, Bill Guerin has made the right moves to help accomplish short-term goals while building […]
Finding the Right Contract for Kevin Fiala and the Wild
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 13, 2021
It’s well established by now that the Minnesota Wild are about to undergo a difficult offseason. Bill Guerin‘s legacy-defining summer will determine the DNA of this roster […]
Vladimir Tarasenko Is What the Wild Want but Can’t Have
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 8, 2021
The late-night news that St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko wants to be traded sent shockwaves through the hockey world. According to The Athletic, Tarasenko is dissatisfied […]
Should the Wild Pursue a Stopgap Center This Offseason?
By Aaron Heckmann - Jul 2, 2021
In one way or another, the Minnesota Wild must address their need down the middle this offseason. Beyond Joel Eriksson Ek, who has emerged as one of […]
The Wild Aren’t Really Going to Trade Fiala, Right?
By Aaron Heckmann - Jun 25, 2021
In the aftermath of Paul Fenton‘s turbulent 14-month reign over the Minnesota Wild, it didn’t appear there would be any silver linings. Even owner Craig Leipold admitted […]
Kaprizov Is Justified In Asking the Wild To Upgrade Their Center Depth
By Aaron Heckmann - Jun 17, 2021
If the Minnesota Wild want to lock up Kirill Kaprizov long-term this summer, Bill Guerin will have to convince the budding superstar that his vision will lead […]