Drew covers everything from the Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Twins to a mix of Gophers sports at Zone Coverage. He has bylines in the Minnesota Hockey Magazine and Pioneer Press, among many others. Drew also is currently an editor for SportsEngine locally, working with the Star Tribune's prep sports hubs. He is especially proud of his days working for the Minnesota Daily at the University of Minnesota. Follow Drew on Twitter @covedrew for his coverage here and unapologetic love for St. Paul.
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Jared Spurgeon Is Set Up To Have A Banner Year
By Drew Cove - Oct 20, 2021
The Minnesota Wild are off to a promising start in the young 2021-22 season with a couple of wins against two rebuilding California teams and a back-and-forth […]
Wild Veterans Who Could Be Unseated By Prospects
By Drew Cove - Oct 13, 2021
It’s been a while since Minnesota Wild fans have had reason to keep an eye on the AHL squad. This year, they will be eagerly awaiting TV […]
Kevin Fiala Needs Marco Rossi To Make the Wild Roster
By Drew Cove - Sep 29, 2021
It’s about time. Minnesota Wild fans have gone through a lot to get to this point. One trip to the conference final, one true “game-breaking” player in […]
Finally, Kirill Kaprizov Has Signed With the Wild
By Drew Cove - Sep 22, 2021
It’s done. It’s over. That’s it. In case you live under a rock, the Minnesota Wild finally re-signed their prized Calder Trophy-winning forward, Kirill Kaprizov, to a […]
What Would Life Without Kirill Kaprizov Look Like For the Wild?
By Drew Cove - Sep 18, 2021
Don’t let the headline induce any more anxiety about this situation than there already is. There is no “news” here. This was written because the prized forward […]
How Did the Wild Defensive Corps Get So Old?
By Drew Cove - Sep 1, 2021
We looked. I made the mistake of pointing out just how good the Minnesota Wild had it not even six months ago. Keyword there? Had. Minnesota has […]
Adam Beckman Could Be An Affordable Solution At Wing In the Near Future
By Drew Cove - Aug 18, 2021
The NHL Entry Draft is usually defined by the player a team selects in the first round. Locally, the 2000 draft is remembered as Marian Gaborik‘s, the […]
Is Ryan O’Rourke the Next Staple of the Wild’s Defense?
By Drew Cove - Aug 11, 2021
In Bill Guerin‘s first entry draft as general manager for the Minnesota Wild, he made some picks that received high praise from trusted analysts. The Athletic’s Corey […]
What the Panarin Situation Can Teach Us About Kaprizov
By Drew Cove - Aug 4, 2021
Kirill Kaprizov still hasn’t signed a new contract for the upcoming season. This much we know. While it’s still expected that he will eventually agree to an […]
Does the Wild’s Pursuit of Foligno and Goligoski Mean They’re Out On Eichel?
By Drew Cove - Jul 28, 2021
One could say it’s been an eventful week in the NHL. For Minnesota Wild fans, it’s been an exceptionally newsworthy offseason thanks to trade talk, Expansion Draft […]
The Wild Cannot Afford to Lose Carson Soucy In the Expansion Draft
By Drew Cove - Jul 21, 2021
In a few short days, the Minnesota Wild’s defensive corps could look quite a bit different from the one that left the ice in a game-seven loss […]
What If Minnesota Could Evenly Spread Out the Parise/Suter Buyout Money?
By Drew Cove - Jul 15, 2021
Alexei Yashin may not mean much to Minnesota Wild fans. An electric scorer in the late 1990s and early 2000s in the Eastern Conference, he commanded a […]