The NHL’s Growing Revenues Are Good News For the Cap-Strapped Wild
By Joe Bouley - Jun 25, 2022
The Minnesota Wild are in a hellacious salary cap situation for the next three seasons. By now, everyone understands that the Zach Parise and Ryan Suter buyouts […]
A Laissez-Faire Approach To Practice Doomed Wild’s Postseason Chances
By Joe Bouley - May 28, 2022
Few things in the sport of hockey are static. The puck is constantly in motion, as are the players on the ice. NHL teams are constantly in […]
Evason Can’t Blame His Players For Lack Of Execution On the Power Play
By Joe Bouley - May 23, 2022
This season, the Minnesota Wild’s record books needed to be written from scratch. A total of 13 players set new personal bests in goals, assists, or points. […]
Dean Evason’s Ego Got the Best Of Him Against the Blues
By Joe Bouley - May 16, 2022
Just ask any coach, and they’ll tell you that their system works. The difference lies is in the execution and player talent to work within that system. […]
Who Else Besides Kaprizov Will Make A Play?
By Joe Bouley - May 11, 2022
He’s trying. In fact, Kirill Kaprizov is doing everything for the Minnesota Wild. But hockey is not a sport like basketball where a team can just ride […]
Minnesota’s Patience Cost Them Game 4
By Joe Bouley - May 9, 2022
The Minnesota Wild knew that after they embarrassed the St. Louis Blues on home ice, St. Louis was going to return in Game 4 with a lot […]
The Wild Used Skating and A Heavy Dose Of Discipline To Win Game 3
By Joe Bouley - May 7, 2022
It’s tough not to draw on the past when the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild meet in the playoffs. After all, this is the third series […]
The Blues Have the Edge In Net, Unless Late-Season Trends Continue
By Joe Bouley - May 2, 2022
Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin saw problems in the goal crease before the deadline. Rather than ride it out, he made a point to add a goalie […]
Kevin Fiala’s Defensive Improvements Are Sparking His Offense
By Joe Bouley - Apr 25, 2022
It’s been a record-setting year for the Minnesota Wild. They already have the most points in franchise history, and each win until Game 82 pushes that bar […]
Jordan Greenway Is Playing Playoff-Style Hockey
By Joe Bouley - Apr 4, 2022
Something finally clicked with Jordan Greenway. When the Minnesota Wild signed him to a 3-year, $9 million contract extension, there were questions about whether or not he […]
Tyson Jost Needs A Chance To Show His Offensive Side
By Joe Bouley - Mar 28, 2022
Don’t look now, but Minnesota Wild are suddenly on another tear. Sunday night’s OT victory over the Colorado Avalanche was the sixth victory in a row and […]
The Wild Are Taking Their Shot With Marc-Andre Fleury
By Joe Bouley - Mar 21, 2022
Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin suggested last week that despite the stats, he was going to trust his goalies for a playoff run this season. Turns […]