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Which Players Are the Wild Likely to Re-Sign?

The Minnesota Wild are unlikely to make the playoffs this year, although there still is a slight chance. That means that Trade Deadline might be a quieter affair this year with more selling for draft picks than anything else. Bill Guerin went through a flurry of re-signings at the beginning of the season, but who […]

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The Minnesota Wild Family Tree: 2023-24 Season

Disclaimer: All off-the-wall comments are meant with love—the fans who bond over the vibes part of hockey love every player. Everything typed below or in other Wild Lore pieces is meant with affection. The Minnesota Wild is a hockey team with amazing vibes. With a family-like feeling that has resulted in an elaborate yet shockingly […]

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Kirill Kaprizov goes down the handshake line after he scores for the Minnesota Wild during the game in Carolina.

Game Recap: Minnesota Wild vs. Carolina Hurricanes | 01/21/2024

The Minnesota Wild are making up for lost time. After a win against the Florida Panthers despite more injuries, the Wild pulled off another win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Despite a large imbalance of shots on goal, especially in the first period, the Wild were able to hold off an offensive onslaught from the Canes. […]

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Wild Goalie Prospect Wallstedt in Net Tonight

The Minnesota Wild’s highly touted Swedish goalie prospect Jesper Wallstedt is set to make his NHL debut tonight in Texas against the Dallas Stars. With Filip Gustavsson still injured, Marc-Andre Fleury has taken on a heavier workload. Once it was announced that Wallstedt was being called up from the Wild’s AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild, […]

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Game Recap: Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg Jets | 12/31/23

After a tough loss in Winnipeg, the Minnesota Wild played the Winnipeg Jets once more in a back-to-back, home-and-home weekend series. The Wild looked much better during this game, with a noticeable increase in energy right at puck drop. That may have come from this game being Marc-Andre Fleury’s 1000th game. After an unexpected injury […]

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Keeping Up the Hot Streak: MN Wild-Red Wings Game Preview

The Minnesota Wild entered the NHL holiday break on a three-game win streak. Since Head Coach John Hynes took over on November 27, the Wild are 10-3-0. They look like a completely different team from the one that started the season. This is on top of more injuries to significant players, more AHL call-ups that […]

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Wild Recall Another Forward From Iowa

General Manager Bill Guerin announced this afternoon that the Wild have recalled forward Jake Lucchini from their AHL affiliate team, the Iowa Wild. This was done under emergency conditions. The left-shot skater is on a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild that he signed on July 1, 2023. This season, Lucchini has put up 20 […]

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Injuries Force Wild to Lean Heavily on Rookie

The Minnesota Wild played their last two games at home, and both of them ended in a shootout win. Now that they’re playing a back-to-back on the road, it’s crucial they win in regulation. The Wild have been down two of their best defensemen, and they’ll be without Jonas Brodin for the foreseeable future. He […]

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Another Injury for Wild’s Defensemen

It was reported yesterday that Captain and top pair defenseman Jared Spurgeon was not practicing. Head Coach John Hynes said after the practice that it was a maintenance day for Spurgeon and that he should be able to play against the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. The Minnesota Wild ended up recalling two defensemen (Dakota […]

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Can the Wild Survive Without Jonas Brodin?

The beginning of the Minnesota Wild’s 2023-24 season has been full of injuries. Captain Jared Spurgeon was hurt during the preseason. Matt Boldy was out for seven games. Freddy Gaudreau was injured in a hit by Ryan Reaves. Alex Goligoski was out with a lower-body injury for over a month. Recently, Zach Bogosian missed a […]

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