Where Did the Exciting Minnesota Wild Go?
By Joe Bouley - Nov 23, 2022
It’s been hard to characterize the first month of the season of the Minnesota Wild. Then, while scrolling the pending doom of Twitter, the perfect adjective showed […]
Minnesota’s Penalty Kill Improvement A Small But Significant Win
By Joe Bouley - Nov 21, 2022
Not much has gone right for the Minnesota Wild this season. The players they depended on to backfill Kevin Fiala’s vacant roster spot haven’t had the success […]
The Wild Need Their Big Players To Play A Lot Bigger
By Joe Bouley - Nov 8, 2022
There’s widespread concern about the Minnesota Wild’s lack of size this season. Only two of the six Wild defensemen, for example, are taller than 6’2″ — Jon […]
Former Gopher Sammy Walker Quickly Becoming Go-To Player In Iowa
By Joe Bouley - Oct 18, 2022
Previous iterations of the Iowa Wild were built for a big, physical American Hockey League. Skilled players skated alongside hulking bruisers like Cody McLeod, Kurtis Gabriel, or […]
“This Is Hockey In Des Moines!” A Look Back at 10 Years of the Iowa Wild
By Joe Bouley - Oct 11, 2022
On Sep. 20, 2018, the Iowa Wild were weeks away from commencing their sixth season in Des Moines. But that night, it wasn’t the AHL squad who […]
Minnesota’s Prospect Army Will Allow Them To Stop Signing Old Players
By Joe Bouley - Sep 29, 2022
The Minnesota Wild were largely stable for a decade, but change is inevitable in the NHL. Players have collective bargaining rights that allow them to change teams […]
Marco Rossi Makes A Splash Without Kaprizov and Boldy’s Flash
By Joe Bouley - Sep 26, 2022
The Minnesota Wild are five days into training camp. Everyone, including the coaching staff led by Dean Evason, is setting out to improve upon a record-setting season […]
Bill Guerin Should Avoid Spending His Newfound Cap Space
By Joe Bouley - Sep 19, 2022
As it stands now, the Minnesota Wild are about to open training camp with a full roster and some intriguing roster battles. All eyes are on Marco […]
Marat Khusnutdinov’s Extra Time In the KHL Aligns With the Wild’s Zuccarello Decision
By Joe Bouley - Sep 7, 2022
The Minnesota Wild must be exhausted waiting for their KHL prospects to come over. Waiting for Kirill Kaprizov was enough for one lifetime. Once Marat Khusnutdinov re-signed […]
Adam Beckman Is Ready To Put His AHL Struggles Behind Him
By Joe Bouley - Sep 3, 2022
10K Rinks is counting down the Minnesota Wild’s Top-10 Prospects, as voted by our staff. Today, we give you everything you need to know about our No. […]
Looking Back On Three Years Of Bill Guerin
By Joe Bouley - Aug 28, 2022
Last Tuesday, the Minnesota Wild posted a Tweet celebrating three years of Bill Guerin as general manager. The replies to the tweet are overwhelmingly positive. Declarations of […]
Wild Should Experiment with Line Combinations for Next Season
By Joe Bouley - Aug 22, 2022
The Minnesota Wild’s first preseason game is a little more than a month away. Training camp is the first chance the coaching staff will have to tinker […]