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Minnesota Wild Traverse City Prospect Tournament Roster is Best in Years

The Minnesota Wild have announced their roster for the 2016 Traverse City Prospects Tournament, hosted by the Detroit Red Wings. For the first time in a few years, the Wild will showcase an exciting batch of prospect talent. The influx of talent on the prospect team is a combination of recent draft picks, college prospects hitting the pro ranks and some high-upside free agent signings...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

Minnesota Wild announce Traverse City roster

The Minnesota Wild will bring a loaded roster to the annual NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan Earlier this afternoon the Minnesota Wild announced their roster and schedule for the annual NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan. Overall, 13 former Wild draft picks will take part, including 2016 selections Dmitry Sokolov (7th round, 196th overall) and...
Via Hockey Wilderness
4 hours ago

Wild To Participate in 2016 NHL Prospects Tournament

The Minnesota Wild will participate in the 2016 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., Sept. 16-20. Wild prospects will compete in the tournament’s Ted Lindsay Division with the Carolina Hurricanes, Dallas Stars and New York Rangers. Th...
Via NHL.com
7 hours ago

Boudreau meets State of Hockey at the Minnesota State Fair

Outside of the press conference that introduced Bruce Boudreau as the next head coach of the Minnesota Wild, us fans have only just received snippets of who and what Bruce is all about. Yesterday, at the Minnesota State Fair, Wild fans got some healthy, and often candid, moments with Boudreau as he visited the Star Tribune and KFAN booths. The first included and question and answer...
Via Hockey Wilderness
7 hours ago

3 Wild Players Desperately Needing Bounce Back Seasons

The 2015-16 season wasn’t the most memorable one for a handful of current Minnesota Wild players. Big names like Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu didn’t exactly have career years last year but both men did put up respectable numbers as they led a Wild offense that continued to experience its annual struggles. At the same time, the new season can’t come soon enough for certain...
Via The Hockey Writers
11 hours ago

Top 25 Minnesota Wild players 25-years-old or younger; No. 8 Jason Zucker

Jason Zucker has been an enigma for the Minnesota Wild in his two-plus seasons in the NHL. There may not be a more inconsistent player on the team. Yet, he is one of the better goal scorers. The Minnesota Wild considered Jason Zucker one of their more important prospects after drafting him in 2010. He […] Top 25 Minnesota Wild players 25-years-old or younger; No. 8 Jason Zucker...
Via Gone Puck Wild
1 day ago

Minnesota Wild: Where Will Neiderreiter Play on Team Europe?

Team Europe will be an eclectic group of players with a big chance to shock the big teams at the World Cup of Hockey.  Minnesota Wild winger Nino Neiderreiter will be a big difference in that effort, but where in the lineup he’ll make that difference will be a big question for Team Europe. One […] Minnesota Wild: Where Will Neiderreiter Play on Team Europe? - Gone Puck Wild...
Via Gone Puck Wild
1 day ago

Zach Parise Ready for Season, World Cup

During the 2015-16 season, Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise suffered a herniated disk. Parise played with that herniated disk for three months. On April 5, Parise took a hit from San Jose forward Logan Couture and missed the Wilds final regular season game against the Calgary Flames. Parise never recovered from his injury and missed all of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. During...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Parise glad to ‘move on’ from back injury, cleared for World Cup

The past season came to a rather unceremonious close for Minnesota Wild winger Zach Parise. He was getting prepared for the post-season when a nagging back injury became so bad he began to lose feeling in his leg and foot. Parise, 32, would end up out of action on the very last game of the regular season following a hit from San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture. The hit tweaked something...
Via The Hockey News
2 days ago

Top 25 Minnesota Wild players 25-years-old or younger; No. 9 Alex Tuch

The Minnesota Wild began reloading their offensive prospect pool with the selection Alex Tuch in the first round of the 2014 draft. After his sophomore season, he signed the Wild and will begin his professional career this year. When the Minnesota Wild came on the clock at the 2014 with the 18th pick in the […] Top 25 Minnesota Wild players 25-years-old or younger; No. 9 Alex Tuch...
Via Gone Puck Wild
2 days ago

Wild Agrees To Terms With Defenseman Gustav Bouramman On A Three-Year Entry-Level Contract

The Minnesota Wild has agreed to terms with defenseman Gustav Bouramman (pronounced BOO-ruh-muhn) on a three-year, entry-level contract. Bouramman, 19 (1/24/97), posted 46 points (6-40=46) and 43 penalty minutes (PIM) in 68 games with Sault St...
Via NHL.com
4 days ago

Wild Partners With Let's Play Hockey, Minnesota Hockey For Annual Equipment Drive

The Minnesota Wild, Let’s Play Hockey and Minnesota Hockey will partner for the eighth straight year for the annual Used Hockey Equipment Drive across the Twin Cities. Berger Transfer will place drop-off boxes at select arenas and hockey shops sta...
Via NHL.com
5 days ago

Minnesota Wild pick new goal song and it’s pretty…crazy

The Minnesota Wild sent out a survey a couple of months back asking fans if they should have a new goal song. The answers to the survey have been overwhelming. Today, the Wild debuted their new goal song and it has a distinctive Minnesotan taste. You spoke, we listened: #mnwild will change its goal song to Prince’s #LetsGoCrazy → https://t.co/rz3r8Xof2b pic.twitter.com/rMSy2mxFUd...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild change goal song to Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy'

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild will celebrate their goals with Prince's song "Let's Go Crazy" this season.The Wild announced Tuesday they will use the song after the team scores at the Xcel Energy Center. The change comes in response to feedback received from a survey of season ticket holders this summer.They were polled after the Wild played the song during Game 6 of the...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild change goal song to Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild will celebrate their goals with Prince's song ''Let's Go Crazy'' this season. The Wild announced Tuesday they will use the song after the team scores at the Xcel Energy Center. The change comes in response to feedback received from a survey of season ticket holders this summer. They were polled after the Wild played the song during Game...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild names Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ official goal song

The Minnesota Wild, after courting fan opinion, have announced that Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” as the team’s official goal song in tribute to the recently departed and beloved local music icon. The Wild have been using Joe Satriani’s “Crowd Chant” to get Wild fans at Xcel Energy Center pumped up for years, but when the team played the Prince classic during Game...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild to use Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy' as new goal song

The Minnesota Wild announced on Tuesday that they will be using Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" as their full-time goal song during home games at Xcel Energy Center starting this season.Following Prince's passing in April, the Wild used the hit track as their goal song during a playoff game to honor the rock icon, a Minnesota native. The decision was extremely well-received by fans so...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Wild's Koivu to serve as Finland's captain at World Cup of Hockey

NEW YORK -- Mikko Koivu will serve as Finland's captain for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Koivu has been the Minnesota Wild's captain since 2009. He was captain for Finland at three world championships, winning in 2011. A native of Turku, Finland, the 6-foot-3, 215-pound center has 161 goals and 395 assists in 763 NHL games. He represented Finland at the 2010 Olympics. Koivu...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild offer to make Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy' new goal song

The Minnesota Wild paid tribute to Prince after he passed by aligning T-shirts in the stands in the shape of the state of Minnesota and his famous love symbol. Apparently, the Wild isn’t done honoring the legendary recording artist. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the team sent an email to season ticket holders asking the fans if they wanted to use his “Let’s Go...
Via The Comeback
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

What the Minnesota Wild need to take the next step

The 2015-16 NHL season ended in disappointment once again for the Minnesota Wild, as they were booted in the first round by the Dallas Stars in six games.  This was the fourth straight time the Wild have made the playoffs and the fourth straight time they came home empty handed.  They have some of the components of a championship team, but they are just a few players away from...
Via isportsweb.com
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Development Camp & Camp Roster Announced

BUFFALO, NY – JUNE 24: Luke Kunin poses for a portrait after being selected 15th overall by the Minnesota Wild in round one during the 2016 NHL Draft on June 24, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jeffrey T. Barnes/Getty Images) Summer camp is something most teenagers understand.  Its a chance to attend to people’s interest or in a more cynical perspective its a chance for...
Via State of Hockey News
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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