Kirill Kaprizov’s Contract Keeps On Giving
By Aaron Propson - Oct 8, 2022
Last September, the Minnesota Wild and Kirill Kaprizov put pen to paper on a 5-year, $45 million extension. The agreement locked the winger in Minnesota through the […]
World Junior Championships? More Like Wild Junior Championships
By Aaron Propson - Aug 6, 2022
Here at 10K Rinks, we cannot stop talking about the Minnesota Wild’s elite prospect pool. Despite missing the postseason only once over the last ten seasons, Minnesota […]
Has Bill Guerin Already Replaced an Aging Wild Defense Corps?
By Aaron Propson - Jul 28, 2022
The Hockey Gods blessed the Minnesota Wild with a reliable defense corps for almost a decade. It began with the arrival of Ryan Suter ten years ago […]
Hunter Haight Already Looks Like the Wild’s Latest Day 2 Draft Steal
By Aaron Propson - Jul 19, 2022
Minnesota Wild fans got their first glimpse at the future of Wild hockey last week at its annual prospect development camp. The camp featured two days of […]
Will the Wild Pursue Anyone in Free Agency?
By Aaron Propson - Jul 12, 2022
Well, the 2022 Unrestricted Free Agent class got much more interesting. A flurry of qualifying offers, or lack thereof, stole the headlines Monday. First, the Chicago Blackhawks […]
Can the Wild Compete In the Central Division Next Year?
By Aaron Propson - Jun 29, 2022
The Minnesota Wild face a harsh reality no matter how you slice it. They’ll have to build a competitive roster using only 85% of the NHL salary […]
The Wild Can’t Compete With This Avs Team
By Aaron Propson - Jun 21, 2022
It’s been a dreadful 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs for Minnesota Wild fans. The Wild’s magical season ended embarrassingly, bowing out to the St. Louis Blues in six […]
What Will Jake Middleton’s New Deal Look Like?
By Aaron Propson - Jun 7, 2022
There’s no doubt that acquiring Jake Middleton at the trade deadline was a stroke of genius from Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin. Kaapo Kahkonen proved himself a […]
Ranking Minnesota’s Overtime Goals From This Season
By Aaron Propson - May 31, 2022
The Minnesota Wild were 14-32 in games decided by 3-on-3 overtime with Mike Yeo, John Torchetti, and Bruce Boudreau behind the bench. But Minnesota is 19-7 in […]
Is Ryan Hartman’s Breakout Campaign Sustainable?
By Aaron Propson - May 24, 2022
It was a breakout campaign for seemingly every member of Minnesota’s top nine. Kirill Kaprizov eclipsed the 100-point mark for the first time in franchise history. Kevin […]
What Adjustments Do the Wild Need To Make Before Game 6?
By Aaron Propson - May 12, 2022
Sunday’s loss to the St. Louis Blues featured 40 minutes of abysmal hockey, followed by 20 minutes of semi-inspired play. Tuesday’s performance featured 20 minutes of above-average […]
10K Rinks Wild vs. Blues Series Preview Roundtable
By Aaron Propson - May 2, 2022
The Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues are set to square off in the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and what a series it […]