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Which Cap-Strapped Teams Can Bill Guerin Poach From?
By Tony Abbott - Oct 6, 2022
The clock is ticking for teams above the salary cap. In the NHL, teams can exceed the salary cap by 10% in the offseason. But the fun […]
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Why Is Marco Rossi Pulling Fourth-Line Duty?
By Tony Abbott - Oct 5, 2022
If Marco Rossi isn’t the Minnesota Wild’s most important player this season, he’s at least their biggest X-Factor. Minnesota needs a player to replace some of the […]
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Can the Wild Ride A 38-Year-Old Fleury To the Playoffs?
By Tony Abbott - Sep 28, 2022
Throughout the Minnesota Wild’s history, time has not been a particularly great ally to their goalies. Over the past decade, the State of Hockey has seen Niklas […]
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Why Is Freddy Gaudreau A Lock For A Big Role?
By Tony Abbott - Sep 22, 2022
Every coach in the league has Their Guy. Their Guy is usually a role player who doesn’t have a ton in the way of skills or offensive […]
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Will Kaprizov Make MacKinnon Money On His Next Contract?
By Tony Abbott - Sep 21, 2022
Nathan MacKinnon finally got his money. The Colorado Avalanche locked him into a 7-year, $44.1 million ($6.3 million AAV) in 2016 coming out of his entry-level deal. […]
Twins
When Is Falvey’s Pitching Pipeline Going To Reach Minnesota?
By Tony Abbott - Sep 19, 2022
When Derek Falvey and Thad Levine took over the Minnesota Twins, you could explain why in one word: pitching. By the time he landed the top job, […]
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The Wild Should Load Up Their Top Two Lines
By Tony Abbott - Sep 14, 2022
For the past two seasons, Dean Evason‘s Minnesota Wild were defined by two things: balance and depth. Evason spread the talent between the Top-9 while reserving enough […]
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Have We Already Seen Kirill Kaprizov’s Best?
By Tony Abbott - Sep 13, 2022
Kirill Kaprizov‘s 2021-22 season was so good that — four months after the regular season ended — we’re still not done finding new ways to be amazed. […]
Twins
How Many Wins Have Injuries Cost the Twins?
By Tony Abbott - Sep 13, 2022
On Sunday, the Minnesota Twins appeared to let the season slip away entirely. Instead of salvaging a game against the Cleveland Guardians, the Twins went down 4-1 […]
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No. 1 Wild Prospect Marco Rossi Will Make Up For Lost Time
By Tony Abbott - Sep 12, 2022
Pinning a big chunk of your hopes on a 21-year-old kid being good is usually not a great sign in the NHL. Sure, if that 21-year-old kid […]
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10K Rinks’ Top 10 Wild Prospects Of 2022
By Tony Abbott - Sep 9, 2022
Hello! 10K Rinks is counting down our Top-10 Minnesota Wild prospects, as voted by our staff. This page will update as our countdown goes live. 10. Servac […]
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Is Simeon Woods Richardson Ready To Make An Impact This Fall?
By Tony Abbott - Sep 5, 2022
Seemingly every day brings a new pitching need for the Minnesota Twins. First, the Twins brought in Chris Paddack this spring to help replace Kenta Maeda. Then […]