Jesse Puljujarvi Would Fill Minnesota’s Final Roster Spot Nicely
By Justin Wiggins - Aug 7, 2022
August is typically when NHL front offices shut off the lights until September. They escape with their families to their vacation spots for the only quiet time […]
How The Wild Rebuilt Without Rebuilding
By Justin Wiggins - Jul 23, 2022
Along with the rest of the other three major North American men’s pro sports leagues, the NHL has been slipping into a rather unpleasant trend over the […]
The Fiala Trade Lacked Creativity
By Justin Wiggins - Jul 2, 2022
Well, it finally happened. After months of realizing electrifying winger Kevin Fiala was pricing himself out of Minnesota, the Wild traded him to the Los Angeles Kings […]
How Can the Wild Imitate the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Power Play?
By Justin Wiggins - Jun 27, 2022
The NHL has always been a copycat league. Coaches emulate other successful systems year after year, decade after decade. The problem for the 2021-22 Minnesota Wild was […]
The Wild Must Be Creative In Finding a Goalie Solution
By Justin Wiggins - Jun 11, 2022
It’s time for Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin to think outside the box again. Or the crease. Following goaltender Cam Talbot’s up-and-down first half of the […]
The Iowa Wild Are About To Receive A Much-Needed Influx Of Talent
By Justin Wiggins - May 29, 2022
The 2021-22 season for the Minnesota Wild’s AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild, ended with a thud in late April as a last-second push couldn’t quite save their […]
It’s Time for Evason To Match Berube’s Creativity
By Justin Wiggins - May 12, 2022
In the first round of the playoffs this year, head coach Dean Evason has continued his tenure-long trend of relying on the depth of the Minnesota Wild […]
Marc-Andre Fleury Reminded Everyone Why It’s His Net
By Justin Wiggins - May 6, 2022
Dean Evason doubled down on Flower Power following a deflating 4-0 loss in Game 1 on Monday, even when it seemed like the only logical choice was […]
Adam Beckman Got A True Taste Of Pro Hockey This Season
By Justin Wiggins - Apr 28, 2022
A young rookie stood out as the Minnesota Wild fine-tuned their roster during training camp. So much so that he was almost able to seize one of […]
The Wild Have Stronger Fourth-Line Options Than Deslauriers
By Justin Wiggins - Apr 14, 2022
General manager Bill Guerin re-shaped the Minnesota Wild roster at the deadline. With a strong run since then, those decisions helped position his team for a deep […]
3 Simple Steps the Wild Can Use To Beat the Predators In the Playoffs
By Justin Wiggins - Apr 8, 2022
Anyone watching the Minnesota Wild’s 6-2 loss against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday could be forgiven for thinking they were a team in disarray. Not so much. […]
Newly-Acquired Tyson Jost Impresses in Wild Debut
By Justin Wiggins - Mar 17, 2022
Tyson Jost made his Minnesota Wild debut on Wednesday, and the Wild flashed signs of their pre-All Star break ways against the streaking Boston Bruins. It was […]