Jesper Wallstedt

Marc-Andre Fleury in 78s uniform

BREAKING: Wild Re-Sign Legendary Goalie

The Minnesota Wild announced this morning that they have re-signed Marc-Andre Fleury to a one-year, $2.25 million contract extension. The future Hall-of-Fame goalie struggled at times this season behind an injury-filled team but also showed that despite turning 39 last November, his play has not slipped. Minnesota fans have embraced the legendary goalie and are […]

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Blackhawks Shutout 4-0 vs. Minnesota Wild | 4/7/2024

After a huge 3-2 victory against the Dallas Stars, the Blackhawks unfortunately were unable to get any goals past Jesper Wallstedt when they hosted the Minnesota Wild on Sunday, April 7th. They had been shutout 4-0, it was the 13th time this season they were shutout. Arvid Soderblom made a total of 33 saves for […]

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Jesper Wallstedt in net for the Minnesota Wild

Missing the Playoffs is a Good Thing for the Wild

The Minnesota Wild are out of the playoffs. Even though technically they have a 0.5% chance, it isn’t going to happen. While that sucks for everyone from the players to the fans, there are some built-in advantages that the Wild can take advantage of. Wallstedt Can Get a Better Chance The Wild recalled Jesper Wallstedt […]

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BREAKING: MN Wild Recall Goalie

With an upcoming road trip, the Minnesota Wild announced that they have recalled goalie Jesper Wallstedt from the Iowa Wild. He will travel with the team on the five-game trip before one more home game to close out the 2023-24 season. With the Wild all but mathematically out of the playoff runnings, this is the […]

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Minnesota Wild Sign Goalie

The Minnesota Wild have signed 22-year-old goalie Samuel Hlavaj to a two-year, entry-level contract that starts in the 2024-25 season. Hlavaj has played in North America previously, both in the USHL and the QMJHL. Most recently, Hlavaj played in the Czech Extraliga. During 28 games, he had a 3.10 goals against average and a .902 […]

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Matt Boldy on the ice for the Minnesota Wild

3 Things The Wild Should NOT Do

There are plenty of ideas floating around social media and comment sections about things the Minnesota Wild should do. While plenty of good things are being thrown around, there are also plenty of horrible takes. While it’s good to ignore the more” out there” theories, there are a few that keep being repeated. So let’s […]

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PHOTOS: Iowa Wild vs. Texas Stars – 03/30/2024

CEDAR PARK, Texas – Saturday night, the Texas Stars defeated the visiting Iowa Wild 2-1 thanks to a 26-save performance from rookie goaltender Ben Kraws, in his first professional game since joining the Stars from St. Lawrence University (NCAA) on an amateur tryout. The Stars got on the board first in the first period when […]

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PHOTOS: Iowa Wild vs. Texas Stars – 03/29/2024

CEDAR PARK, Texas – Friday night, the visiting Iowa Wild defeated the Texas Stars 4-3.The Wild got off to a quick start scoring, just 34 seconds into the first period when Turner Elson jammed a puck past Stars netminder Matt Murray. Curtis Mckenzie tied the game 1-1 when he deflected a backhand shot from Mavrik […]

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When Can Newly-Drafted Prospects Break Through Into The NHL?

When do or can prospects make the jump to the NHL/AHL level? Most NHL prospects take 3-5 years post-draft to reach the NHL, with less than a third of first-rounders making an NHL team. Factors like skill development and individual progression dictate the timeline. Additionally, a strict NHL-CHL agreement impacts where prospects can play, depending on age. Any player under the age of 20 is ineligible to play in the AHL. NHL Entry Draft intricacies, entry-level contracts, Russian political issues and AHL stints shape a prospect’s journey.

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Filip Gustavsson and Marc-Andre Fleury discuss on the ice while in Minnesota Wild uniforms

The Wild Might Have a Goalie Problem

The Minnesota Wild have three goalies and a big problem. This year started rough, but has leveled off as far as goalies go, but come next season, there will need to be a few big decisions. The goalie situation seemed clear at the beginning of the 2023-24 season. Marc-Andre Fleury is on an expiring contract […]

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