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Yahoo Last Season: 38-33-11 (87 points); 5th in Central; 2nd Wild Card spot in West The first two-thirds (ish) of the season wasn’t an easy one for the Minnesota Wild. The team was constantly dancing around the ‘will they, won’t they’ question of firing…Share Tweet
Boudreau wants Wild to add another veteran to build reliable fourth-linethehockeynews.com Sep 1The Minnesota Wild added Eric Staal, Chris Stewart and college free agent Sam Anas over the course of the off-season, but coach Bruce Boudreau is hoping there could be a few more additions before the campaign begins. Boudreau, who himself might be the m…Share Tweet
Parise glad to ‘move on’ from back injury, cleared for World Cupthehockeynews.com Aug 28The past season came to a rather unceremonious close for Minnesota Wild winger Zach Parise. He was getting prepared for the post-season when a nagging back injury became so bad he began to lose feeling in his leg and foot. Parise, 32, would end up out o…Share TweetMinnesota Wild switching to Prince for their goal songShare Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15[Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Aug 11Zach Parise missed 12 games in 2015-16 and still managed to lead the Minnesota Wild with 25 goals. Considering his production, it’s hard to imagine what Parise could have accomplished had he not been dealing with a back injury so bad that he was hobbled…Share TweetThe Minnesota Wild locked up their lone remaining restricted free agent Thursday evening when Matt Dumba put pen to paper on a two-year, $5.1-million deal. For Dumba, 22, the deal is a standard bridge contract and he knows that. Dumba became an NHL regu…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 27Minnesota Wild on Twitter from before Game 6 against the Dallas Stars in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs The Minnesota Wild may change their longtime goal song to a piece made by an iconic local musician. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Wil…Share Tweet
Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get inthehockeynews.com Jul 26Playoff turnover is a hallmark of the NHL’s salary cap era. It’s rare to see a single franchise entrenched in a contending position for decades at a time. The Detroit Red Wings are the remarkable exception. Typically, we see plenty of playoff squads sli…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 19Getty Images Jordan Schroeder hasn’t exactly lit the NHL on fire during his four-year career, after being taken 22nd overall in 2009 by the Vancouver Canucks. He has 27 points in 107 games, including four points in 26 games with the Minnesota Wild last …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 14Photo of Eric Staal via Minnesota Wild on Twitter In NHL unrestricted free agency it was important for Eric Staal to not choose a team on the West Coast. If that happened, his father Henry would have been forced watch hockey almost all night in his Thun…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 14It certainly doesn’t look as though either Bill Foley or George McPhee has the patience to slowly build their expansion team into a contender. Everything both of them said when McPhee was named GM of the team pointed to transforming this franchise into …Share Tweet
Wild sign goalie Darcy Kuemper to 1-year, $1.55M dealNHL.com Jul 5ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild have signed goalie Darcy Kuemper to a one-year, $1.55 million contract. The Wild announced the signing on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Kuemper went 6-7-5 with a .915 save percentage and a 2.43 goals-against...Share Tweet
Detroit could be Thomas Vanek’s last chancethehockeynews.com Jul 1For Red Wings fans who find themselves wincing right now, let’s put the Thomas Vanek signing in perspective: it’s only one year and it’s only $2.6 million. True, when the Minnesota Wild was battling for a playoff spot this past season, they felt it best…Share Tweet
Eric Staal signs with Minnesota, next stop Las Vegas?thehockeynews.com Jul 1For most high profile free agents, July 1 is the day they cash in. For Eric Staal, it was a day to take an enormous haircut. It wasn’t long ago that people were talking about Staal as one of the most sought-after free agents this summer. But when the du…Share Tweet
Wild afternoon of NHL moves lights up social mediaESPN.com Jun 29Wild afternoon of NHL moves lights up social mediaShare Tweet
Wild re-sign LW Jason Zucker for 2 years, $4 millionNHL.com Jun 29ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild have re-signed left wing Jason Zucker to a two-year, $4 million contract. The deal was done Wednesday, preventing Zucker from becoming a restricted free agent. He will make $2 million in each of the next t...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 27With the 2016 NHL draft now history, here’s a look at some notable speculation that emerged from the weekend. All eyes are firmly upon the Tampa Bay Lightning and their contract talks with pending unrestricted free agent center Steven Stamkos. Since Fri…Share TweetThe Minnesota Wild have bought out the contract of Thomas Vanek, which should open up a large amount of salary cap space for the team. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s Michael Russo first reported the news of the Wild’s decision. According to General Fana…Share Tweet
Wild willing to part with goaltender Darcy Kuemper for ‘fair return’thehockeynews.com Jun 21There was a time when Darcy Kuemper, the Wild’s 26-year-old netminder, was the potential future in Minnesota’s crease. But a difficult season paired with a trade for Devan Dubnyk in 2014-15, who went on an incredible run post-acquisition, has seen Kuemp…Share Tweet
Ovechkin Extends League Lead In GoalsMar 19Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
Dumba Wins It For WildMar 17Matt Dumba's seventh goal of the season won the game for Minnesota in overtime, 3-2 over Nashville.
Big Third Period Lifts Wild To WinMar 14The Wild scored two goals in the third period and went on to beat the Blues 3-1.
Ducks Snap Three-Game SkidMar 13Jakob Silfverberg's goal lifted the Ducks past the Wild 2-1.