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Breaking News: Pierre Marc-Bouchard to Return To Ice Tomorrow vs. Phoenix

November 30th, 2010
According to many news outlets in the Minneapolis and St.Paul area, Pierre Marc-Bouchard is expected to play his first game in over a year since suffering from post-concussion syndrome. After being evaluated over the summer months and continually improving there was hope he would start the season in St. Paul. He started ...

Minnesota Wild: Putting Defense First Creates Winning Formula for Team

November 18th, 2010
Who would have ever thought defense wins championships? It's not a new idea by any means but the Minnesota Wild are just getting around to the concept, and it seems to be paying off now a quarter of the way through the season. In recent games the Minnesota Wild may have not ...

Minnesota Wild Insider: James Sheppard’s NHL Career Over?

October 26th, 2010
With the lack of production, an injury that will sideline him for at least half of the season and a team roster that lacks a spot for Sheppard, his time in the NHL may be over. The former first round pick (ninth overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, big things ...

Welcome Home! Minnesota Native Matt Cullen Propels Wild Past Edmonton Oilers

October 15th, 2010
In the State of Hockey it was a night of celebration filled with red carpets and red jerseys as the Minnesota Wild kicked off their season at home with a 4-2 win over Edmonton Thursday night. Minnesota came into the game still looking for its first win of the season after ...

Minnesota Wild Home Opener: Wild Need “Energy” From Xcel To Secure First Win

October 14th, 2010
With a talented young lineup and an undefeated Edmonton team coming to town, Minnesota will need lots of energy to contain No. 1 overall draft pick Taylor Hall and company to secure the first win of the 2010 NHL season. Coming off a disappointing NHL premiere week in Finland where Minnesota dropped ...

2010 NHL Premiere: Minnesota Wild to Helsinki and Back

October 11th, 2010
After a tough preseason, the Minnesota Wild embarked on an eight-day journey to the Nordic region of Finland to kick off the 2010-2011 NHL season. After losing to Columbus 4-2, the Minnesota Wild boarded a plane to Helsinki, Finland where the team was to take part in the NHL Premiere series, ...

2010-2011 NHL Predictions: 5 Keys To a Successful Minnesota Wild Season

September 30th, 2010
The Minnesota Wild come into the season with high expectations for the team of 18,000, and the biggest one of all is not to repeat the disappointment the team experienced last season. After a poor start, especially on the road, the Wild never seemed to recover and limped through the ...

2010 Minnesota Wild Training Camp: Excitment, Its in Our Blood

September 17th, 2010
Before the players even lace the skates up tomorrow morning for the official start of training camp, the Minnesota Wild front office staff, and especially the coaching staff, is excited about the potential for this upcoming season. Addressing the media and some lucky season ticket holders at the Xcel Energy Center in ...

Guess Who’s Back? Pierre Marc Bouchard To Rejoin Wild at Training Camp

August 31st, 2010
According to sources within the Wild organization, Pierre Marc-Bouchard will be attending this year's training camp to be held starting September 17th. After suffering from symptoms due to a concussion that kept him out all last season, Bouchard has reportedly made "significant" progress this summer on his efforts to rejoin the team. Spending his ...

Minnesota Wild Summer Round-Up: 2010 Entry Draft and Free Agency

July 3rd, 2010
If anyone were to speak to Chuck Fletcher last year, you probably would have thought this man was looking at an impossible task at rebuilding a franchise that was on the down turn. The Wild couldn't keep quality players in their lineup with failed trade talks and did not attract outside ...