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The Xcel Energy Center Remains A Premier Venue After 20 Years
By Giles Ferrell - Nov 25, 2020
This is the third in a three–part series celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Xcel Energy Center opening. Arenas of the past never had a long shelf […]
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The Top Events in the Xcel Energy Center’s 20 Years
By Giles Ferrell - Nov 23, 2020
This is the second in a three part series celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Xcel Energy Center Opening. Despite being a venue built primarily for hockey, […]
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The Xcel Energy Center 20 Years Later: Constructing and Opening
By Giles Ferrell - Nov 18, 2020
This is the first in a three part series celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Xcel Energy Center Opening. June 23, 1998. Just 363 days after the […]
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The Wild Didn’t Quite Get it Right With Their Retro Jerseys
By Giles Ferrell - Nov 16, 2020
Nothing quite kills the negative buzz of a Monday morning quite like a jersey drop by all 31 NHL teams. That’s exactly what the NHL and Adidas […]
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3 Guesses at What the “Retro” Wild Jersey Will Look Like
By Giles Ferrell - Nov 5, 2020
For the first time since 2017, the Minnesota Wild will have jersey related news this offseason! If you haven’t heard, the league is going with a line […]
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GILES AND THE GOALIE Ep. 247: All Good Things…
By Giles Ferrell - Oct 30, 2020
Thank you to all our listeners! A Zone Coverage Podcast Network Production Follow the Crew on Twitter: @BenRemington | @gilesferrell  | @GatGWildPodcast Follow Zone Coverage: @ZoneCoverageMN Listen to the show on Libsyn, iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Google Play, iHeart […]
My Ode to Sid Hartman
By Giles Ferrell - Oct 19, 2020
My parents had to work, work, work to pay the bills. This is a fact that is never lost on me daily, as they did all this […]
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What Does the Cam Talbot Deal Mean for Kaapo Kahkonen and Hunter Jones?
By Giles Ferrell - Oct 9, 2020
On Friday afternoon, the Minnesota Wild addressed their need for a No. 1 goalie by signing veteran goaltender Cam Talbot to a three-year deal worth $11 million […]
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It Didn’t Take Long for Bill Guerin to Overhaul the Wild’s Center Depth
By Giles Ferrell - Oct 8, 2020
In early August, Wild general manager Bill Guerin watched his team get dominated down the middle in their play-in series against the Vancouver Canucks. Aging veterans Eric […]
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What Can We Learn From Judd Brackett’s Previous Drafts?
By Giles Ferrell - Oct 5, 2020
Tuesday evening marks the beginning of the 2020 NHL Draft. For the Minnesota Wild, it will be the first draft with general manager Bill Guerin and Judd […]
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2021 Expansion List 2.0: Jonas Brodin’s Extension Changes Up The Format
By Giles Ferrell - Sep 21, 2020
Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin put his stamp on the 2020-21 roster and beyond last week, making a flurry of moves and announcements in his quest […]
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Projecting the Minnesota Wild’s 2021 Expansion Protection List: It’s Not As Bad As You Think
By Giles Ferrell - Aug 25, 2020
Remember just three years ago when the Vegas Golden Knights had their expansion draft? Those are three long years if you’re a Minnesota Wild fan. Well, here […]