The Wild Wasted A Once-In-A-Career Kaprizov Performance
By Tony Abbott - May 14, 2022
A decade ago, in 2012, the Minnesota Wild made themselves relevant again by signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. Ever since, the State of Hockey has, by […]
Bad News, Wild Fans: It Only Gets Harder From Here
By Tony Abbott - May 13, 2022
The monumental disbelief and disappointment of the best Minnesota Wild team ever racking up a first-round playoff loss will fade. Not completely, as this spring’s loss, like […]
The Blues Stole the Wild’s Trademark Resilience
By Tony Abbott - May 11, 2022
When everyone — players, coaches, media, fans, and us here at 10KRinks.com — glowingly spoke about what made this Minnesota Wild team different, it all came back […]
The Wild Blue Line Got Healthy At The Perfect Time
By Tony Abbott - May 7, 2022
How did the Minnesota Wild jump out to just their third 2-1 series lead in their playoff history? By reversing a lot of other unfortunate trends. There’s […]
Joel Eriksson Ek Is Proving To Be Wild’s Most Clutch Playoff Performer
By Tony Abbott - May 5, 2022
It’s an old adage in sports that the team with the best player in a playoff series will probably win. It makes sense. There are two kinds […]
Empty-Calorie Shots Sank Wild In Game 1
By Tony Abbott - May 3, 2022
What positives can Minnesota Wild fans take away after Monday night’s Game 1 beatdown from the St. Louis Blues? The most talented team in franchise history entered […]
Do the Wild Have the Star Power To Win A Cup?
By Tony Abbott - Apr 29, 2022
Think of all the big names the Minnesota Wild tried to bring in over the years. Martin Havlat coming off a 77-point season. Former 50-goal scorer Dany […]
Can Fleury and Talbot Withstand the Blues’ Offensive Attack?
By Tony Abbott - Apr 27, 2022
When most folks picture the St. Louis Blues, you know what you’re going to get. A stout defensive team that isn’t afraid to muck it up. Led […]
Kevin Fiala’s Trade Value Is Skyrocketing With Every Game
By Tony Abbott - Apr 26, 2022
The Minnesota Wild have a franchise-record 50 wins, are a week away from the playoffs, and their superstar player just hit the 100-point mark. With a Hall […]
Expanded NHL Playoffs Won’t Help the Wild and Is Also Silly and Bad
By Tony Abbott - Apr 24, 2022
It’s understandable if the Minnesota Wild have some beef with the NHL’s playoff format. In Year 2 of the Zach Parise/Ryan Suter Era, the league adopted a […]