Photo by Brandon McCauley/NHLI via Getty Images Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. That’s Wild Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin finished 7th in GM of the Year voting, losing to Lou Lamoriello. GM of the Year voting. #mnwild’s Bill Guerin gets the 7th-most votes pic.twitter.com/MOHXBxIvqR— Michael Russo (@RussoHockey) … [Read more...] about Wilderness Walk: Guerin finishes 7th in GM of the Year voting
Photo by Chris Tanouye/Getty Images The Canadian forward is surely going to make a fanbase happy. Mason McTavish scores a lot of goals. Like a lot. No matter what league he has appeared in during his last crazy three years, he’s always scored more goals than he’s assisted, always just being one of those guys that scores piles of goals and doesn’t look back. McTavish was … [Read more...] about 2021 NHL Draft: Mason McTavish has steal potential
Sometimes in sports, the best trades are the ones you don’t make. Imagine if the Minnesota Wild traded Kevin Fiala back in October of 2019 after making a lousy first impression on a new general manager. Or if one of the Wild’s three recent GMs decided to pull the plug on Joel Eriksson Ek. Hell, you don’t even have to speculate to get a good example of this. Paul Fenton tried to … [Read more...] about What If the Wild Had Dealt Zach Parise To the Islanders?
There’s been a lot of chatter about what the Minnesota Wild could and should do in the postseason, but there’s no good reason for the team to make any major moves. The prospect of acquiring Jack Eichel and/or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins should be of no concern for the club. The risk is too high, and the contracts would almost certainly […] Minnesota Wild: What to do about the dilemma … [Read more...] about Minnesota Wild: What to do about the dilemma at center?
Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. That’s Wild Former Minnesota Wild and Gopher, JT Brown, is heading to Seattle after retiring from professional hockey and become the Kraken’s first color analyst for Root Sports. [The Athletic] I would like to formally announce my retirement from … [Read more...] about Wilderness Walk: JT Brown becomes Seattle’s first color analyst
Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Forward depth was a strength all season. At the bottom of the depth chart, the Minnesota Wild have an interesting mix of players. A 25-year old rookie, an ancient-feeling 33 year old with multiple Stanley Cups, a local kid on his third team in four years, and a once-coveted forward looking to bounce back from some serious injuries. Their … [Read more...] about Player Grades: The Complimentary Forwards
Oh great, another story about Jack Eichel says another tired fan that is almost sure their team won’t acquire him. Well, stick around for this one. It’s fun! It’s not a hypothetical on how specifically the Minnesota Wild can move assets and sign contracts the right way to acquire the former No. 2 overall pick. It’s not an article saying how dominant a pairing of him and Kirill … [Read more...] about Please Stay Away From Jack Eichel
When lower risks could yield higher rewards. … [Read more...] about NHL trade advice: Aim for Matt Dumba instead of Seth Jones
South Bend Tribune-USA TODAY NETWORK Another Wolverine is in the top-10. Will Scouch — a very trustworthy draft analyst that is a must-follow on Twitter and must-watch on YouTube to get a sense of players in any upcoming draft — described Kent Johnson’s game perfectly when he titled his video on the University of Michigan prospect as “If NHL 21 Were Real”. All you need … [Read more...] about 2021 NHL Draft: Kent Johnson might be the most dynamic player this draft