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How the Minnesota Wild Could Benefit From Pittsburgh Deferring the First Round Pick from the Zucker Trade to 2021
By Joe Bouley - Aug 13, 2020
It’s not likely that the Minnesota Wild will benefit from the Pittsburgh Penguins deferring the first round pick they will send over in the Jason Zucker trade […]
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The Minnesota Wild’s Veteran Players Have Not Fared Well in Elimination Games
By Joe Bouley - Aug 7, 2020
An old adage in playoff hockey says that eliminating a team in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is one of the hardest things to do.  Not the Minnesota Wild. Minnesota may have the upper hand in playoff game experience over the Canucks. But the only thing they have experienced in those extra games is losing
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2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Top Minnesota Wild Stories of the Postseason
By Joe Bouley - Aug 6, 2020
It’s time for bubble hockey as the Wild set to forge ahead in the Stanley Cup playoffs from Edmonton. There’s no fans in the building, and post […]
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The Minnesota Wild Fall 4-3 in a Penalty-Marred Game 2 to Even Series with Vancouver
By Joe Bouley - Aug 5, 2020
There’s nothing pretty about a penalty-marred game. That’s the way most would characterize Game 2 between the Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild. If the game plan […]
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Wild Power Play: From Threat to Difference-Maker in Game 1
By Joe Bouley - Aug 4, 2020
In the Stanley Cup Playoffs small moments become amplified. Nowhere is that more apparent than in moments of special teams. Whether it is the penalty kill or […]
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The Minnesota Wild Win Game 1 3-0 After Galchenyuk Line Snatches Back Momentum
By Joe Bouley - Aug 3, 2020
Game 1 was a walk in the park. The Minnesota Wild looked like the veteran team that didn’t have a problem handling high stakes hockey. From the […]
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Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks Qualifying Round Series Predictions
By Joe Bouley - Jul 31, 2020
The Minnesota Wild are set to take on the Vancouver Canucks in the Qualifying Round. Game 1 is schedule for a 9:30 PM CT puck drop in […]
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Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks Qualifying Series Roundtable
By Joe Bouley - Jul 30, 2020
The Minnesota Wild are in the Edmonton bubble ready to begin the Qualifying Round match-up against the Vancouver Canucks. In preparation for this five-game series, I sat […]
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The Minnesota Wild Need Mikko Koivu to Deliver Defensively Against the Vancouver Canucks
By Joe Bouley - Jul 28, 2020
The Vancouver Canucks aren’t going to be an easy team to defend against. They sport strong centers down the middle, with speed on the wings. Oh, and […]
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Takeaways From the Minnesota Wild’s First Summer Training Camp Scrimmage
By Joe Bouley - Jul 20, 2020
The Minnesota Wild were back on the ice for summer training camp this week as they prepare for a Qualifying Round series against the Vancouver Canucks. Game […]
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No, the Minnesota Wild Aren’t Trading for Brock Boeser
By Joe Bouley - Jul 17, 2020
Ever since Brock Boeser was passed over by the Minnesota Wild in the 2015 draft, it has felt like he was the one that got away. Well, […]
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Drafting Kirill Kaprizov was a Low Risk, High Reward Proposition for the Minnesota Wild
By Joe Bouley - Jul 15, 2020
The waiting was the hardest part. Uncertainty prevailed after years of teases, cryptic social media “likes” and multiple visits from Minnesota Wild general managers. On Monday, Kirill […]