Penguins: Pittsburgh Acquires Jason Zucker in Wild Trade

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Jason Zucker in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. They sent Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison and a conditional first-round pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft to Minnesota in the swap. If Pittsburgh doesn’t make the post-season, that draft pick becomes a 2021 selection. “Jason Zucker is a top-sixContinue reading “Penguins: Pittsburgh Acquires Jason Zucker in Wild Trade”

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”

What Went Wrong: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild waved goodbye to the post-season in 2018-2019, but it was the first time since 2011-2012 they fell short. They saw their chances dissolve on April 2 of 2019, with the Colorado Avalanche holding the keys to the kingdom. The Wild finished with 83 points, one shy of the Chicago Blackhawks and sevenContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Minnesota Wild”

Dubnyk’s Third Straight Shutout Drives Wild to Another Win

In case you haven’t noticed, Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk is playing some great hockey. On Saturday night, the 30-year-old picked up his third shutout in a row with a 4-0 victory over the Dallas Stars. It was also the 22nd shutout of his career. Dubnyk is now 5-1-1 on the year, with a .952Continue reading “Dubnyk’s Third Straight Shutout Drives Wild to Another Win”