Matt Dumba Needs To Have A Monster Season
By Aaron Heckmann - Oct 13, 2021
After displaying promising growth in the 2017-18 season, the Minnesota Wild rewarded Matt Dumba with a five-year deal that paid him $6 million annually. He was coming […]
Mats Zuccarello Needs To Stay Productive In Minnesota’s Cap-Strapped Years
By Aaron Heckmann - Oct 8, 2021
The last thing the Minnesota Wild need is another Zach Parise and Ryan Suter contract albatross, which is why it is paramount that Mats Zuccarello remains a […]
The Wild Are Projected To Be Top 10 Team, but Can They Live Up To the Hype?
By Aaron Heckmann - Oct 6, 2021
Even after significant defensive changes and not upgrading center position in the offseason, the Minnesota Wild continue to be an analytics darling. Dom Luszczyszyn of The Athletic […]
It’s Now or Never For Jordan Greenway
By Aaron Heckmann - Oct 1, 2021
The Minnesota Wild might not have Jordan Greenway in their future plans right now. If that’s the case, this season will be his last to sell the […]
The Wild Compromised and Still Will Get Value On Kaprizov’s Deal
By Aaron Heckmann - Sep 24, 2021
The Minnesota Wild didn’t expect to hand out such a massive payday to Kirill Kaprizov on a medium-length deal. While Kaprizov’s star power is evident, the 24-year-old […]
Can the Wild Afford To Land A Top Center In Free Agency Next Summer?
By Aaron Heckmann - Sep 17, 2021
The Minnesota Wild are trending in the right direction, but several things still need to be accomplished before they reach contender status. And the center predicament is […]
The Wild Are A Bubble Team After Moving Back To the Central
By Aaron Heckmann - Sep 14, 2021
The Minnesota Wild were moved to the realigned “West Division” last season, and they finished third with 75 points, including a playoff appearance that was cut short […]
The Wild Are Still Several Pieces Away From Contending
By Aaron Heckmann - Sep 10, 2021
The Minnesota Wild are in a position than they were a few years ago. They now boast one of the best prospect pipelines in the league, and […]
The Wild’s Roadmap To Finding A Center Should End At Tomas Hertl
By Aaron Heckmann - Sep 3, 2021
Timing is one of the most important qualities a general manager needs to have. Identifying when the time is right to execute a move is essential to […]
From Lackluster Start to Inspiring Recovery, Boldy Has the Tools to Become A Game-Breaker
By Aaron Heckmann - Aug 27, 2021
Just before the dismissal of Paul Fenton, the Minnesota Wild drafted Matt Boldy 12th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft. Many fans preferred the “draft for need” […]
Kirill Kaprizov Created Leverage Without Committing to the KHL
By Aaron Heckmann - Aug 13, 2021
The Minnesota Wild were never going to easily be able to re-sign Kirill Kaprizov. Both sides desire different resolutions: The Wild want to lock up their star […]
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 […]