Game #65: Minnesota Wild at Carolina Hurricanes, 3/6/15, 6pm CST, PNC Arena

Minnesota Wild (35-22-7)  77pts  4th in the Central 2.78 Goals For (15th) 2.59 Goals Against (12th) 15.0% Power Play (28th) 86.5% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 25G  23A = 48pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 15G  29A = 43pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 13G  26A = 39pts 4. #9 […]


Pominville’s goals lifts Wild to 2-1 road victory over Washington

Trade deadline deals?  Check.  Emotional feel good story?  Check  Dramatic post-deadline victory?  Check.  The Wild are showing steady progress towards their ultimate goal, the playoffs.  An issue I discussed a while back while having the good fortune of being on Alive & Social‘s Wild Wednesday’s weekly podcast with Jeff Dubay was the importance of taking […]


Matchup with Blues will see highest priced Wild tickets in March

The Minnesota Wild opened 2014-2015 with lots of hope, but had begun to slide down a slippery slope until the start of February. Since February 1st, the team has gone 11-3 and has started to revive their playoff chances. Now, they are currently playoff-eligible. They still sit in fifth place in the Central division, and […]


Dumba strikes twice in Wild shootout victory over the Senators

The Ottawa Senators may still be a ways out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, but they’re arguably one of the hottest teams in the league having won their last 5 games.  Unknown goaltender Andrew Hammond has been a revelation for the Senators and their collection of young forwards have raised their game and Ottawa […]


Chris Stewart acquired by Minnesota Wild for 2017 2nd round pick

So, were you still digesting the trade for Jordan Leopold? Were you still having a nice, happy cry over the adorable letter his daughter sent to the Minnesota Wild? For myself, I was just finishing up the quick writing job on that acquisition. Knowing the Wild’s salary cap situation was a bit tight, I certainly wasn’t […]


Minnesota Wild acquire Jordan Leopold for Justin Falk and 5th round pick

Well, if you were feeling that Minnesota didn’t have enough “local” connections on the roster, worry no more. If you’re one of those fans that clamors for the Minnesota player, you should be happy with the move made by the Wild. And if you like the rest of us realized we needed some depth on […]


2015 Minnesota State High School Boys Hockey Tournament Preview

March Madness as its traditionally called is all about the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  Millions of Americans form their own office pools or participate in online tournaments based on how well they set their brackets with the hope of predicting the outcome and gaining some kind of monetary award.  Its a fool’s errand for most […]


3rd and 4th lines power Wild to 4-2 win in Nashville

Well considering that things didn’t go quite accordingly to plan on Tuesday night against Edmonton, tonight needs to be a re-set game. Tonight is the night to take a deep breath, focus, and put Tuesday night behind you. Of course, it doesn’t help that the Minnesota Wild have to re-set against not only the best […]