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Wild Fans Speak, 2014-15 Pre-Season Edition

What kind of year will Zach Parise have in 2014-15. Staying connected is always important.  Whether in business or in your personal life, staying connected to people makes you aware of your strengths and weaknesses as well as gives you a valuable insight into what others are thinking.  I think this especially true when you’re talking about fans of sports teams.  Fans know their...
Via State of Hockey News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Review and Preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild continue their ascent in the West. #490159157 / gettyimages.comMINNESOTA WILDRoster changes: IN: Thomas Vanek (from Montreal), Justin Falk (from Rangers), Stu Bickel (from AHL Hartford), Jordan Schroeder (from Vancouver), Joel Rechlicz (from AHL Hershey) Pending UFAs/RFAs: Darcy Kuemper (RFA), Ilya Bryzgalov (UFA), Mike Rupp (UFA) Roster changes: OUT...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild re-signs Nino Niederreiter (video)

Let’s begin by showing this because after it has been four months and it still hasn’t gotten old. After a lengthy negotiation process with power forward Nino Niederreiter, the Minnesota Wild were able to come to terms agreeing on a reported 3-year, $8 million contract that will keep the winger with the team through 2016-17. Niederreiter, who was a restricted free agent, took...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Nino Niederreiter signed to a Three-Year Contract

And then there was one RFA left to sign. This is good news for the Minnesota Wild. The Wild didn't want to go into training camp with Nino Niederreiter unsigned. Nino's deal is worth 8 million dollars over 3 years. So the Wild have him signed through the 2016-17 season. That leaves Darcy Kuemper as the only unsigned restricted free agent.BREAKING: #mnwild agrees to terms...
Via Goon's World
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild sign RW Nino Niederreiter to 3-year deal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Wild have signed right wing Nino Niederreiter to a three-year contract. The Wild announced the deal Thursday. Minnesota had been negotiating with Niederreiter all summer and time was running short with training camp set to begin next week. But the two sides finally got the deal done, ensuring that the 22-year-old Niederreiter will remain with the team...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild, Niederreiter agree on three-year contract

The Minnesota Wild locked up a key piece to their future Thursday by agreeing with right wing Nino Niederreiter, a restricted free agent, on a three-year contract. According to the Minnesota Star Tribune, the contract is for $8 million over the three years. Niederreiter, who was acquired from the Islanders in a June 30, 2013 trade, was tied for third on the Wild in goals last season...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Miracle on Ice’ Team Member Bob Suter Dies

Former Miracle on Ice defensemen Bob Suter passed away at the age of 57 on Wednesday. He becomes the first member of the 1980 U.S. gold medal-winning hockey team to die. The 57 year old Suter is survived by his son Ryan, who currently plays for the Minnesota Wild and is considered one of the top defensemen in the NHL. Ryan found out about the news while practicting with his team...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Announce New ECHL Affiliate

There has been a lot of hockey news in the past day or so, and more coming from the Minnesota Wild camp today as well, and no it isn't anything about the Darcy Kuemper situation. The Wild have announced an affiliation with the ECHL's Alaska Aces.The Aces have been very successful as a franchise in the past few seasons, winning three Kelly Cup Championships in the past nine...
Via Goon's World
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic 'Miracle On Ice' player Bob Suter dies at 57

Bob Suter, a member of the ''Miracle On Ice'' team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57. Suter died suddenly in his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, and is the first player from the famed 1980 Olympic men's hockey team that upset the Soviet Union and beat Finland for the gold medal...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Suter, Member Of 1980 ‘Miracle On Ice’ USA Hockey Team, Dies At 57

Bob Suter, a member of the “Miracle On Ice” team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57. The Wild announced Suter’s death and called him “a great hockey ambassador, he was a terrific person off the ice who will be greatly missed.” The team did not disclose other details. Suter is the first...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Badger hockey legend Bob Suter dies

The University of Wisconsin, the city of Madison and United States hockey wouldn’t be the same without the name Bob Suter. However, the hockey world and the Badgers athletic family will be down one of the greats. Andy Baggot of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that Bob Suter has passed away at the age of 57 years old. Terrible news for the Madison and U.S.hockey communities...
Via Madtown Badgers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Darcy Kuemper to the KHL?

Darcy Kuemper just played the Russia card. The Minnesota Wild restricted free agent goalie knows that he’s got no leverage in his negotiations. The team owns his rights whether the two sides agree or not and have the right to match any offer that might come his way. Not only that, but the team also has two NHL goalies under contract for next season in Niklas Backstrom and Josh...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: RFA Darcy Kuemper Looking at KHL Options

#487482033 / gettyimages.comSo, Minnesota Wild RFA goalie Darcy Kuemper is throwing a hissy fit. If I don't get my way, I am going to go to the KHL. Really, there's no options for Kuemper, he can sign with the Wild. I don't see another NHL team giving him an offer sheet. Time to sign a contract. TSN.CA -- Stuck in a crowded goaltending situation, Minnesota Wild restricted...
Via Goon's World
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Why Jason Zucker should be traded

Throughout his short career with the Minnesota Wild, Jason Zucker has found himself on the wrong side of a lineup that is continually getting better each year. Additions in free agency, trades and the growing maturity of other players his age have caused him to be overlooked in many situations. Add in the fact that his once and by some accounts still potentially budding career has...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: 3 reasons why Zach Parise will be a Hall of Famer

In 2010, Parise scored the tying goal late in the third period of the gold medal game en route to being named to the All-Tournament team. Zach Parise has always been highly regarded by followers of hockey. From his early days as a budding superstar in the state of Minnesota to his current status as a model hockey player for the Minnesota Wild, Parise has been consistent and reliable...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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