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Minnesota Wild Unveils Plans For 2010 Draft

June 21st, 2010
ST. PAUL, MN— The Minnesota Wild held their annual pre-draft luncheon Friday morning to discuss possible draft situations, strategy, and to announce the team’s schedule for the summer months. The topic of interest is the NHL Entry draft, which will be held in Los Angeles, California on Friday, June 25. "We ...

James Sheppard Resigned to Minnesota Wild in One Year Deal, Makes Offers

June 16th, 2010
The Minnesota Wild announced Wednesday that forward James Sheppard has been signed to a one-year deal worth at least $892,500, although the exact number has not been released. That figure comes from the NHL's restricted free-agent clause, where a restricted free agent making anywhere between $660,000 up to $1 million must ...

Minnesota Wild Name Mike Yeo As Houston Aeros Head Coach

June 16th, 2010
St. Paul, Minn—The Minnesota Wild and the Houston Aeros have named Mike Yeo as new head coach of the Houston Aeros, the minor league affiliate of the Wild. Yeo, who spent the last five seasons as assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins and won a Stanley Cup in 2009, will replace Kevin ...

10 Places Celebrating 10 Years of Minnesota Wild Hockey

May 31st, 2010
This fall, the Minnesota Wild will be celebrating its 10th season in the National Hockey League. To commemorate this milestone, 10 places around the state of hockey have been selected that has shown to help with the growth, stability or honor the game of hockey. The state of Minnesota is ...

Minnesota Wild: Who Will They Draft With The Ninth Overall Pick?

May 14th, 2010
What does Dion Phanuef, Alexander Smid, Sheldon Souray and Logan Couture have in common? All these players were selected ninth overall in their Entry Draft year and this year, Minnesota has an opportunity to pick up a high prized player with the ninth overall selection in this years draft. Minnesota ...

Minnesota Wild Year in Review

April 13th, 2010
With much disappointment surrounding the Minnesota Wild season, the team of 18,000 should be looking forward to a much stronger next season. It is hard for everyone in the State of Hockey, both players and fans alike, to miss the thrill of the playoffs for the second season in a row. ...

Minnesota-Los Angeles: Wild De-Throne Kings 3-2

March 29th, 2010
It was the special teams that were the stars of the show for Minnesota as their power-play and penalty kill came up strong to defeat the falling Kings 3-2 Monday night in St. Paul. A very high tempo to start off the game with lots of end-to-end skating with very little ...

Minnesota-San Jose: Sharks Chomp Wild 4-1

March 23rd, 2010
With a spectacular performance from the "Big Three" and goaltender Evgeni Nabokov, San Jose beat Minnesota in St. Paul 4-1. San Jose came out and set the pace to start the game, pushing the puck up ice and putting lots of pressure down low. The pressure pays off early as Joe Pavelski ...

NHL: It’s Official, Say Goodbye To James Sheppard and Josh Harding

March 17th, 2010
After the recent additions of Casey Wellman and Matt Hackett, it is clear that both Josh Harding James Sheppard will be in new homes next season. Wellman, who just finished his sophomore season with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst was tied at sixth in the nation in NCAA Division I with ...

Minnesota Wild on the Run: Who Will Be Moving Come Summertime?

March 9th, 2010
Although far from summertime, and the thought of the offseason is in nobody's mind for anyone in the NHL, it might for a few Wild players who may not be in Minnesota after this season. We have already seen some moves so far from the Wild front office both in extensions, ...