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Brandon Duhaime breaking his stick during warmups.

NHL Trade Rumors: Will the MN Wild Trade Brandon Duhaime?

This isn’t a question that a lot of fans in the “hockey vibes” world don’t want to hear about, but unfortunately, it needs to be a discussion. With all of the contract extensions that were signed before the Minnesota Wild season even started, there aren’t many players left for GM Bill Guerin to possibly trade. […]

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Five Wild players hug after a goal is scored.

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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Game Recap: Minnesota Wild vs. Florida Panthers | 01/19/2024

After a disappointing loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on the first game of their back-to-back road series, the Minnesota Wild pulled out a 6-4 win against the Florida Panthers. In a completely wacky game that seemed to have a little bit of everything, the Wild showed that they aren’t down and out yet. Quick […]

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Game Recap: Minnesota Wild vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | 01/04/2024

The Minnesota Wild dropped their fourth straight game under new Head Coach John Hynes. Losing 4-1 at home against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Wild’s injury-laden roster just couldn’t compete. The Wild haven’t lost this many games in a row since the end of former head coach Dean Evason’s tenure with the club. Quick Recap […]

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BOMBSHELL: Ryan Hartman Fined for Deliberate High-Stick

The NHL Player Safety Board announced today that it was fining Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman the maximum allowed fine of $4,427.08 for a high-sticking incident that has since been deemed intentional retaliation for superstar forward Kirill Kaprizov’s injury the day before. The high-sticking happened during the New Year’s Eve game against the Winnipeg Jets. […]

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BREAKING: Wild Goalie on IR/Forward Out 1-2 Weeks

After a tough home-and-home series against the Winnipeg Jets that saw multiple Minnesota Wild players leave with injuries, it was announced today that goalie Filip Gustavsson has been placed on Injured Reserve with a lower-body injury. Superstar forward Kirill Kaprizov will also be out for 1-2 weeks. During the Saturday game in Winnipeg, Gustavsson started […]

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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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Game Recap: Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg Jets | 12/30/23

In the first game of a back-to-back, home-and-home series, the Minnesota Wild had trouble showing their progress since the beginning of the season. Even though captain Jared Spurgeon drew back into the lineup, Part of the trouble was the inability to get anything going five-on-five due to a string of penalties by both teams. Quick […]

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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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