Jake Lucchini

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Smashville’s Loading Up for the 2024-25 Season

The offseason has just begun, and the NHL has been moving and grooving at a nonstop pace since. The Nashville Predators had a solid showing at the 2024 draft, picking up eight new prospects, but kept the momentum moving right into the first day of free agency. So far, the Predators have resigned or signed […]

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Marc-Andre Fleury in 78s uniform

MN Wild Update: Star of the Week and Injuries

The Minnesota Wild are currently on a road trip with two games back-to-back on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday, the Wild will play the Anaheim Ducks, and the next day, they will face the Los Angeles Kings. Five points out of a wild card spot, every point matters for the Wild. Two points of interest could […]

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MN Wild Waiver News

This afternoon, it was announced that the Minnesota Wild have put forwards Vinni Lettieri and Jake Lucchini on waivers. So far this year, Lettieri has played in 32 games for Minnesota and has seven points (three goals and four assists). Lucchini has played in 21 games and has two points (a goal and an assist). […]

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Zach Bogosian in Minnesota Wild 78s gear

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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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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JUST IN: Wild Recall Wallstedt and Lucchini

After last night’s game against the Florida Panthers, the Minnesota Wild have had to make a few roster changes. Both Marc-Andre Fleury and Connor Dewar left the game with injuries during the second period. The Wild have recalled Jake Lucchini and moved Dewar to IR with a lower-body injury. They have also recalled Jesper Wallstedt […]

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MN Wild Swap Out Iowa Wild Forwards

The Minnesota Wild announced today that they have reassigned forward Sammy Walker to the Iowa Wild and recalled forward Adam Raska to Minnesota. Raska was acquired along with a fifth-round pick in the 2026 NHL Draft from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for defenseman Calen Addison. This trade happened on November 8th, the same […]

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Game Recap: Minnesota Wild vs. Calgary Flames | 01/02/2024

The Minnesota Wild lost to the Calgary Flames at home 3-1 during Tuesday’s game. The Wild battled hard, but their depleted lineup was not able to get the offensive push that they needed to beat the Flames. Quick Recap Final Score: 3-1 Flames PIMS: 12 minutes combined, despite plenty of physicality and scrums Shots on […]

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More Injuries for Banged-Up Minnesota Wild

This afternoon, the Minnesota Wild announced that they have put forward Vinni Lettieri on injured reserve and are calling up forward Sammy Walker from their AHL team, the Iowa Wild. Lettieri has a lower-body injury. Walker, a Minnesota native, has appeared in two games with the Minnesota Wild this season. He’s played 28 games with […]

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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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