NHL: Players Form Hockey Diversity Alliance

On Monday, seven current and former NHL players announced the formation of the much-needed Hockey Diversity Alliance. While this necessary group will doubtlessly be met with the usual guffaws and snide remarks from the usual suspects on social media and beyond, hockey’s need to address issues of racism and intolerance is well-documented. The group willContinue reading “NHL: Players Form Hockey Diversity Alliance”

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”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild have been happy to find themselves in the post-season for each of the past five seasons, but they haven’t made it past the second round and that’s not sitting well. The club did pick up a franchise-best 49 wins last season and they reached 106 points, but they were eliminated in theContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild”

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues

The Minnesota Wild tangled with the St. Louis Blues in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs and won the series 4-2. The State of Hockey will make its fifth consecutive post-season run, but this is the first under head coach Bruce Boudreau. The Wild changed coaches last May, while their opponents are also operating under aContinue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues”