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”

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”

Jets: Winnipeg Shuts Down Wild for Decisive Series Win

With a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday, the Winnipeg Jets punched their ticket to the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The victory in Game Five marked the first playoff series win for the Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets franchise. It was decided as decisively as possible, with the Wild unable toContinue reading “Jets: Winnipeg Shuts Down Wild for Decisive Series Win”