Wild Blog: 4 Takeaways From Chuck Fletcher's Year-End Press ConferenceEven though the Wild made the playoffs for the fourth year in a row, this year will go down as probably the most frustrating season in franchise history.
Fletcher: Torchetti 'A Serious Candidate' To Be Head CoachMinnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher says interim coach John Torchetti is "definitely a very serious candidate" to be the team's permanent head coach.
Mike Yeo Speaks For First Time Since Dismissal From WildIt's been 10 days since MIke Yeo was fired as the Minnesota Wild head coach. On Wednesday, he met the media for the first time since to reflect on what was at times a rocky, but certainly worthwhile ride.
Winless Streak Proves To Be Yeo's DownfallA dramatic midseason slump for the third straight year and a poor outing Saturday to extend Minnesota's home winless streak led Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher to fire coach Mike Yeo.
Wild Fire Mike Yeo; John Torchetti Named Interim Head CoachOfficials with the Minnesota Wild say head coach Mike Yeo has been fired. The decision comes after the team lost to the Boston Bruins at the Xcel Energy Center Saturday night -- their 8th in a row.
Minnesota Wild Hire Stats Specialists For Hockey OperationsThe Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club has brought in Andrew C. Thomas as lead hockey researcher and Alexandra Mandrycky as hockey operations analyst.
Wild's Parise Week-To-Week With Sprained MCLMinnesota forward Zach Parise missed the Wild's game Saturday night against Tampa Bay, and is considered week to week with a sprained MCL in his right knee.
Wild Agree To Terms On 6-Year Deal With Goalie Devan DubnykThe Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with goalie Devan Dubnyk on a six-year contract. Dubynk was acquired from Arizona in a trade in mid-January, and his arrival was the biggest reason for Minnesota's incredible turnaround.
Wild Waive Veteran Cooke, Will Buy Out Last Year Of ContractThe Minnesota Wild have placed veteran left wing Matt Cooke on waivers, for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release. The Wild announced Thursday they will buy out the final season of Cooke's contract, provided his clearance through waivers.
Re-Signing Dubnyk Tops Wild's Offseason To-Do ListThe Minnesota Wild were humbled by their four-game sweep in the second round of the NHL playoffs by division rival Chicago. That doesn't mean they'll be moved to make major changes to their roster this summer.
Hockey Fans Gearing Up For First Playoff Game Against St. LouisThe Minnesota Wild open the playoffs Thursday night in St. Louis, but fans can still watch the game at the Xcel Energy Center, where there will be a free viewing party.
Wild Blog: Wild Acquire Goaltender, Still A Lot Of Work To DoOn Jan. 2, the Minnesota Wild defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 3-1. The hope at the time was that winning the first game in 2015 would be a springboard to another playoff berth much like last year, when Minnesota defeated Buffalo in their first game of 2014. Instead, the Wild have lost six-straight games and find themselves eight points out from the final playoff spot.