WILD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wild sign defenseman Gustav Olofsson to 2-year, $1.45M deal

Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau believes his team will still make a trade

The Minnesota Wild were surprisingly quiet around the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft and the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Heading into those two events, it was widely believed that the Wild would move at least one of their defensemen, with reports circulating that offers were in for Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba.Wild GM Chuck Fletcher said that he’s more than willing to make a “hockey trade”...
Via The Comeback
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Acquire Salituro for Jordan Schroeder

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Wild trades center Jordan Schroeder to Blue Jackets

Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild late-round draft steals

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Wild Send Tuch, Haula to Vegas

The Minnesota Wild have been motivated to keep their defensive core mostly intact. With a deal made between the Wild and the Vegas Golden Knights, the Wild will no longer have to worry. According to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, the Wild are sending prospect Alex Tuch to the Knights. In exchange, the Knights will select Erik Haula with their expansion pick, leaving the Wild’s...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Alex Tuch Traded to Las Vegas Golden Knights

Alex Tuch is heading to Vegas! Tuch, who was selected 18th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by Minnesota, was traded in exchange for a third round pick. Tuch played in his rookie professional season in 2016-17. He spent most of the year in the AHL with the Iowa Wild, but did play 6 games for the Minnesota Wild. Tuch had a terrific season for Iowa, leading the team in goals ...
Via BC Interruption
4 days ago

Wild Kick Off Summer With Graovac Trade

Expansion is coming. On Wednesday, the Vegas Golden Knights will announce their roster for the upcoming season. This announcement will also bring with it the reveal of who was poached from each NHL team. Every team can protect players of course, but the Minnesota Wild are blessed (or in the case of expansion, cursed) with plentiful depth throughout the lineup. The looming expansion...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Wild Keep Defensive Core Intact…for Now

The NHL’s temporary trade freeze came and went with the Minnesota Wild making no moves. There were plenty of rumors swirling that general manager Chuck Fletcher was receiving plenty of interest for guys such as Jonas Brodin, Matt Dumba and even Marco Scandella. The Wild, along with the other 29 NHL teams, released their protected players list on June 18, and we now have a better...
Via The Hockey Writers
7 days ago

Wild have reportedly received 'quality' trade offers for Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft is less than a week away and already the league has seen a big trade in Jonathan Drouin as well as a ton of trade rumors surrounding just about every team. With teams expected to make their protected player lists public a few days before the draft, there’s bound to be plenty of action for fans to follow and digest.Now, on to the latest trade rumor!The...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Hockey Wilderness NHL Mock Draft

The 2017 NHL Entry Draft is just around the corner, and you know what that means. It’s that time of year once again for Hockey Wilderness to throw caution to the wind and prognosticate just how the draft will shake out. It’s time for the 2017 edition of the Hockey Wilderness mock draft. We’re doing things a little differently this time around. You’ll still be getting the...
Via Hockey Wilderness
13 days ago

What we know about the Minnesota Wild’s new Assistant GM Andrew Brunette

If you are a diehard Minnesota Wild fan, you may recognize the name Andrew Brunette from his days as a left winger for the Wild back in 2001.  All throughout his 16 seasons in the NHL, six of those seasons were spent with the Minnesota Wild.  Brunette is arguably one of the best players in Wild franchise history ranking 3rd in all time goals and 2nd in power play goals.  Brunette...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Minnesota Wild trade Nino Niederreiter?

As we approach the expansion draft in June, NHL teams across the United States and Canada are reevaluating their most valuable players. In the expansion draft, each club has two options for how they arrange their protected lists.  They can either protect seven forwards, three defensemen and one goalie, or eight skaters (either forwards or defensemen) and one goalie.  Most clubs...
Via isportsweb.com
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL teams think Nino Niederreiter might be on the trading block

With the NHL Expansion Draft looming ahead in June, trade rumors are starting to swirl around the league as teams are forced to make some difficult decisions ahead of the 2017-18 season. One of the most interesting names to pop up is Nino Niederreiter of the Minnesota Wild who may be on the trading block despite a career year. As always, take the reports for what they are – reports...
Via The Comeback
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Inside the Brutal Electrode-Enhanced Training System That's Taking the NHL by Storm

If you were to walk in on one of Zach Parise's off-ice workouts, you might think you had stumbled into a grotesque science experiment. The Minnesota Wild winger might be down in a squat position for five straight minutes, sweat pouring from his face while multiple electrodes attached to his body send shockwaves through his muscles. No treadmill running. No cardio at all actually...
Via Stack
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

The Simple Diet Change That Helped Zach Parise Become an NHL All-Star

When Zach Parise first arrived in the NHL in 2005, he was just 21 years old. Like most 21-year-olds, he ate whatever required the least effort. For Parise, that often meant dining out at the closest restaurant. "When I first came in, I didn't really know a lot about nutrition. I was just out of college, and I was living on my own. So it was honestly what was easy and what was...
Via Stack
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Wild's Jason Zucker undergoes successful surgery

Via Associated Press
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL Star Zach Parise Reveals His Favorite Drill For Building Extreme Skating Speed

Minnesota Wild winger Zach Parise understands the importance of speed in the NHL. His ability to turn on the jets and beat defenders is a big reason why he's racked up 661 career points. STACK recently spoke with Parise, and the topic turned to how he builds skating speed. He revealed that his favorite drill for on-ice speed is Overspeed Crossovers. If you don't know what Crossovers...
Via Stack
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

What went wrong for the Minnesota Wild

When the playoff season arrived, it hit the Wild like a slap-shot to the face.  After starting the series down 3-0 against the St. Louis Blues, the Wild came back and forced a game five on Saturday.  It was not enough, however, as a disheartening sadness rushed over the crowd in the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday as the Wild were knocked out of the playoffs by Magnus Paajarvi...
Via isportsweb.com
April 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Devan Dubnyk is already playing the blame game against the Blues

The St. Louis Blues are returning home with a surprising 2-0 series lead against the Minnesota Wild. Those two wins were due to some outstanding play from Jake Allen, some timely offense and some fortunate bounces. Things are bright in the St. Louis dressing room while the blame game is already being played by the Wild on the other side of the rink. Following Game 2, Devan Dubnyk...
Via Frozen Notes
April 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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