The Competition On the Blueline Is About To Heat Up
By Cam Jensen - Sep 18, 2022
For years, the Minnesota Wild’s defensive core consisted of Ryan Suter, Jared Spurgeon, Jonas Brodin, and Matt Dumba. Buying out Suter was Minnesota’s first move to break […]
Forecasting the Wild’s Upcoming Roster Battles
By Cam Jensen - Aug 11, 2022
It’s already August, and training camp and the start of the preseason are quickly approaching. We are a month into free agency, and the Wild have yet […]
Filip Gustavsson Finally Gives Wild A Solid Transition Plan In Net
By Cam Jensen - Jul 15, 2022
According to Bill Guerin, “There’s no room for petty bullshit. We’re on a team together, and we’re trying to win.” Unfortunately, petty bullshit won out regarding the […]
A Different Approach Gives the Wild Its Best Prospect Pool Ever
By Cam Jensen - Jun 10, 2022
The Minnesota Wild arguably have a Top-3 prospect pool in the league, thanks mostly to general manager Bill Guerin and Director of Amateur Scouting Judd Brackett. The […]
Special Teams Were the Difference Again In Wild’s Game 2 Win
By Cam Jensen - May 5, 2022
The Minnesota Wild have two capable scoring lines, one of the best defensive lines in hockey, and a very strong D-core that can play both sides of […]
Does Losing Marco Rossi Hurt the Wild In the Playoffs?
By Cam Jensen - Apr 28, 2022
The Minnesota Wild drafted Marco Rossi 9th overall in 2020 because they did not have many options at center. Fans were pessimistic about how good the Wild […]
When Will Calen Addison Get A Real Shot?
By Cam Jensen - Apr 21, 2022
At the beginning of the season, Calen Addison seemed poised to get a shot at making the Minnesota Wild. Then something happened — they started signing depth […]
How Will the Wild Manage Their Goalies In The Playoffs?
By Cam Jensen - Apr 13, 2022
The Stanley Cup playoffs are right around the corner, and the Minnesota Wild are all but guaranteed a spot. This year’s playoffs are a big test for […]
Where Does Calen Addison Fit On Next Year’s Team?
By Cam Jensen - Apr 7, 2022
On the most recent episode of “Becoming Wild,” Calen Addison shaved his long curly hair into a pretty sweet mohawk to complement his famous caterpillar mustache. The […]
The Wild’s Added Size Is Paying Dividends
By Cam Jensen - Mar 30, 2022
The Minnesota Wild addressed their No. 1 need at the trade deadline with Marc-Andre Fleury. But they also targeted another attribute they’ve lacked all year: size and […]
Did the Wild Trade the Wrong Goalie?
By Cam Jensen - Mar 22, 2022
The NHL trade deadline has come and gone, and the Minnesota Wild have added 2021 Vezina Trophy winner and future Hall-of-Famer Marc-Andre Fleury. In a subsequent move, […]
Do Minnesota’s Goalies Have What It Takes for a Deep Playoff Run?
By Cam Jensen - Mar 17, 2022
Kaapo Kahkonen and Cam Talbot have shown that they can be starting goaltenders throughout their careers. Lately, though, it seems like neither of them wants the role. […]