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Cody Franson as an Assistant Coach behind the bench for the AHL team Iowa Wild

More Changes in the Iowa/Minnesota Wild Organization

Another change to the Minnesota Wild coaching staff happened this afternoon with an announcement by the Iowa Wild, the AHL affiliate farm team. It was announced that Cody Franson, assistant coach for the 2023-24 season, was parting ways with the team. Franson was hired on December 28, 2023 by the Iowa Wild. He was an […]

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Meeting of the Rookies: Preview of the Wild vs. Blackhawks Game

On Sunday, 12/3, the Chicago Blackhawks come to town to face the Minnesota Wild. This will be the first regular-season meeting between the Wild and the Blackhawks. Even during the pre-season match-up in St. Paul, the Blackhawks did not have Connor Bedard skate, so this will be the first time that Minnesota fans can see […]

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MN Wild Recall Forward; Move Assistant Coach

The Minnesota Wild announced two changes today, one on the ice and the other behind the bench. After Ryan Hartman was suspended yesterday for two games, the Wild needed to add a forward to their lineup. They announced this morning that they have recalled Vinni Lettieri from the Iowa Wild. He will be in the […]

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MN Wild Hire New Head Coach

After relieving Dean Evason and Bob Woods of their coaching duties this afternoon, the Minnesota Wild have announced that they have hired John Hynes as Head Coach. Hynes is an eight-year veteran NHL Head Coach, split between two teams. Hynes was first named Head Coach of the New Jersey Devils in 2015. He coached them […]

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BREAKING: Wild’s Ryan Hartman Suspended

The National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced that Ryan Hartman, forward for the Minnesota Wild, will be suspended for two games without pay. This comes after tripping Alex DeBrincat in the Wild’s game against the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday, November 26th. This will especially come as a blow to the Wild, who […]

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MN Wild Fire Coaches After Seven Straight Losses

The Minnesota Wild announced that they have relieved both Head Coach Dean Evason and Assistant Coach Bob Woods from their coaching duties. This comes after the Wild have lost seven games in a row. While last week, a coaching change seemed unlikely, the tone started to shift over the weekend. Dean Evason was originally hired […]

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