Wild: Minnesota Trades Staal to Buffalo

The Minnesota Wild have traded forward Eric Staal to the Buffalo Sabres for Marcus Johansson Wednesday. “Eric Staal was a positive influence on guys, but sometimes it’s just change is good for us,” Wild general manager Bill Guerin said. “This is part of it. We need to mix things up. We need to find aContinue reading “Wild: Minnesota Trades Staal to Buffalo”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild. These two teams renew a storiedContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild”

Wild: Facing the Reality of Another Nothing Season

The Minnesota Wild are in trouble. After dropping a 4-2 decision to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday, the team finds themselves in the league’s basement along with the New Jersey Devils and Ottawa Senators. The Wild boast a minus-11 goal differential, which makes them the second worst team in the league to the Devils.Continue reading “Wild: Facing the Reality of Another Nothing Season”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild will take to 2019-2020 with Bill Guerin as their general manager. He replaced Paul Fenton, who was fired in late July after 14 months on the job. Guerin has experience with the Pittsburgh Penguins, having served in their front office for the past eight seasons. He was assistant general manager for theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild”

Wild: Minnesota Hires Bill Guerin as New General Manager

The Minnesota Wild have announced the hiring of Bill Guerin as their next general manager. The 48-year-old spent the last seven years with the Pittsburgh Penguins as part of their front office. He was assistant general manager for the last five years. The Wild fired former general manager Paul Fenton after just one year onContinue reading “Wild: Minnesota Hires Bill Guerin as New General Manager”