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The Minnesota Wild Have Choices and Flexibility as Rosters Expand for 24-Team Playoff
By Joe Bouley - May 29, 2020
The NHL officially announced the format of play for if and when the NHL resumes play on Tuesday. For hockey-starved Minnesota Wild fans, the news that the […]
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If the Minnesota Wild Trade Brodin or Dumba, Bill Guerin Will Have a Tough Time Replacing Them
By Joe Bouley - May 22, 2020
Trade rumors were loud across the league about the Minnesota Wild’s Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba this season. Prior to the deadline The Athletic mentioned Brodin’s name […]
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Why the Minnesota Wild Should Pair Kevin Fiala and Kirill Kaprizov on the Top Line
By Joe Bouley - May 15, 2020
The Wild’s wait for Kaprizov is *pinches fingers* this close to being over. Even if Minnesota may have to wait a bit longer for his official signing […]
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Dean Evason’s Interrupted Audition May Still Be Enough to Remove Interim Label
By Joe Bouley - May 8, 2020
It was quite the week for the Minnesota Wild back mid-February. After trading long-rumored forward Jason Zucker at the beginning of the week, Wild GM Bill Guerin […]
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Kevin Fiala, Minnesota’s Breakout Star, is the Wild’s 2020 MVP
By Joe Bouley - May 1, 2020
Kevin Fiala captured the imagination of Wild fans for what is both now, and in the future when Kirill Kaprizov and other prospects join the fun in Minnesota. When voting for Minnesota Wild team MVP, it only makes sense to pick Kevin Fiala.
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What Exactly Was the Haul for Jason Zucker?
By Joe Bouley - Feb 11, 2020
Not waiting any longer to put his stamp on his new team, Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin has finally made a big trade. He traded forward Jason […]
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Minnesota Wild Bye-Week Mailbag
By Joe Bouley - Jan 29, 2020
What player would be your white whale that you'd sacrifice everything to acquire?
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Midseason Reflection: The Minnesota Wild’s Biggest Disappointments at the All-Star Break
By Joe Bouley - Jan 24, 2020
As the Minnesota Wild officially hit the All-Star break for the 2019-20 campaign, they’re looking up the standings at the playoff chase. That was not unexpected when […]
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Midseason Reflection: Finding the Minnesota Wild’s Bright Spots at the All-Star Break
By Joe Bouley - Jan 23, 2020
As the Minnesota Wild officially hit the All-Star break for the 2019-20 campaign, they’re looking up the standings at the playoff chase. That was not unexpected when […]
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Brodin, Dumba Trade Rumors Create Wild Trade Value Dichotomy
By Joe Bouley - Jan 20, 2020
Minnesota needs to win trades if they are going to be a player at the trade deadline. In order to win trades, they need to make trades that abide by the economic investment strategy, "buy low, sell high."
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Back in Action: Breaking Down the Time Missed by Jason Zucker
By Joe Bouley - Jan 13, 2020
Fans got a glimpse of what life without Jason Zucker is like these last 10 games. Yet, his impact is noticeable on the ice both in terms of analytics and aesthetics.
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Making Room for Kirill Kaprizov
By Joe Bouley - Jan 9, 2020
The goal is to get Kaprizov into the the line-up and into a place where he can succeed early.