What’s Going On With Jonas Brodin’s Game?
By Tony Abbott - Nov 11, 2022
There’s something off with the Minnesota Wild so far this season. They’re sitting at .500, which sounds fine until you realize they have the exact same record […]
Can We Declare the Wild’s Power Play Fixed Yet?
By Tony Abbott - Nov 1, 2022
For the last two seasons, the most frustrating question surrounding the Minnesota Wild concerned the power play. They had talented players like Kirill Kaprizov, Jared Spurgeon, Mats […]
Do the Wild Need A “True” Center Alongside Kaprizov To Succeed?
By Tony Abbott - Oct 31, 2022
You might have heard this before: The Minnesota Wild need a center. Their leading scorer, Mats Zuccarello, plays the wing. So do their two most talented forwards, […]
Don’t Count Ryan Hartman Out Yet
By Tony Abbott - Oct 27, 2022
Not even the most optimistic Minnesota Wild fans expected Ryan Hartman to score 34 goals again. Hartman’s incredible season was so out-of-nowhere, going from 16 goals in […]
The Wild Have A Fiala-Sized Hole In Their Lineup
By Tony Abbott - Oct 26, 2022
Through six games, the spotlight on the Minnesota Wild has been their defense and goaltending. Allowing 20 goals in their first three games will do that, as […]
The Wild Should Shake Things Up With A New Dynamic Forward Duo
By Tony Abbott - Oct 25, 2022
When the Minnesota Wild surrendered 20 goals in their first three games, you knew Dean Evason would reach for his security blanket. In Game 4, the team […]
How the Wild Can Survive Historically Awful Goaltending
By Tony Abbott - Oct 24, 2022
It took four games, but the Minnesota Wild finally started getting some saves. Between Thursday’s win and Saturday’s overtime loss, Marc-Andre Fleury looked like Patrick Roy compared […]
Marco Rossi’s Development Plan Is Already Going Haywire
By Tony Abbott - Oct 17, 2022
We’re just two games into the season, and we must address Marco Rossi‘s playing time once again. The push and pull arguments over his deployment are well […]
Boldy Is Starting To Challenge Kaprizov’s “Best Player” Status
By Tony Abbott - Oct 15, 2022
Is Matt Boldy the best player on the Minnesota Wild? You can’t say that right now. Not after Kirill Kaprizov took the league by storm with 108 […]
The Wild’s Worst Fear Played Out On Opening Night
By Tony Abbott - Oct 14, 2022
The Minnesota Wild entered the offseason promising change, and on paper, they delivered. The Wild publicly declared fixing their special teams — their 18th-ranked power play and […]
Why Are Advanced Stats So High On the Wild?
By Tony Abbott - Oct 13, 2022
Opening Night is the time of year when most teams, even garbage ones, talk themselves into optimism. Can your perennial loser be a playoff team? Sure, why […]
Can Calen Addison Accomplish Something No Wild Defenseman Has In Over A Decade?
By Tony Abbott - Oct 10, 2022
Throughout Opening Week, 10K Rinks staff will be going on the record with the boldest predictions they can muster. Will they be proven right? Will their picks […]