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Wild Trade Benoit Pouliot To Montreal for Guillaume Latendresse

November 23rd, 2009
The Minnesota Wild traded former fourth overall pick Benoit Pouliot to the Montreal Canadiens for 22 year-old Guillaume Latendresse Monday afternoon. Both players had struggled to acclimate to their NHL clubs after promising junior careers.  Pouliot spent the majority of his professional career moving back and forth between Minnesota and the ...

Minnesota Wild Must Rebuild

November 19th, 2009
There is a long way to go until this year's trade deadline of March 3, 2010. But with the Winter Olympics, general managers around the league are going to have to do their homework earlier than usual to work around the Olympic break from Feb. 15-28. The Minnesota Wild are amongst a ...

Minnesota Wild Quarter-Term Grades

November 16th, 2009
After 20 of 82 games, the Minnesota Wild are in trouble.  The team sits last in their division and 14th out of 15 teams in the Western Conference with seven wins and 16 points. The franchise will be broken up into forwards, defensemen, goalies, player development, coaching, and front office management ...

Cal Clutterbuck Central To Minnesota Wild’s Future

November 8th, 2009
Cal Clutterbuck is one in a handful of names that should be around when the transformation of the Minnesota Wild under Chuck Fletcher and Todd Richards is complete. Clutterbuck is not the savior of the franchise, nor is he going to be the player that the Wild build around.  However, ...