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 […]
Minnesota’s Offseason Additions Paying Off Early
By Aaron Heckmann - Nov 12, 2021
This offseason, the Minnesota Wild made a monumental decision by buying out the remainder of Ryan Suter and Zach Parise‘s contracts. Fortune is favoring the bold. They […]
There’s No Need To Worry About Kaprizov and Fiala
By Aaron Heckmann - Nov 5, 2021
The Minnesota Wild’s stars haven’t performed up to expectations. Kirill Kaprizov and Kevin Fiala combined for one goal through eight games, and Joel Eriksson Ek has one […]
Marcus Foligno Is the NHL’s Most Valuable Role Player
By Aaron Heckmann - Oct 29, 2021
The Minnesota Wild have a specific role for Marcus Foligno. They deploy him to play a physical, hard-nosed forechecking game with superior defensive play and game-altering fights. […]
Depth and Newcomers Carried the Wild This Weekend
By Aaron Heckmann - Oct 18, 2021
The Minnesota Wild closed out their weekend with a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Kings after beating the Anaheim Ducks the day before. The Wild are […]
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 […]