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.
Wild Beat Oilers 5-2 In 3rd Straight Win Under TorchettiMatt Dumba, Thomas Vanek and Mikael Granlund each had a goal and an assist and Minnesota beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Thursday night to win its third straight under interim coach John Torchetti.
With Yeo Out, John Torchetti Takes Over As Wild CoachIt was far from just another optional practice for the Wild at Braemar Arena on Sunday. Ousted head coach Mike Yeo was no longer there, In fact, neither was new head coach John Torchetti, who arrived late Sunday morning from Iowa, where he coached the Wild farm team Saturday night.
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.
Bruins Beat Wild 4-2, Yeo Fired After GameMissing scoring leader Patrice Bergeron, the streaking Boston Bruins had little trouble pushing aside the free-falling Minnesota Wild for yet another road victory.
Ovechkin, Capitals Beat Wild 4-3Alex Ovechkin scored three times in the second period for his 14th career hat trick, and the Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night.
Wild Continues Search For Answers Back On Home IceIf the Wild are going to pull themselves out of the hockey equivalent of quicksand, General Manager Chuck Fletcher said Saturday the players have to start playing "the right way."
Wild Enters Familiar Territory After All-Star BreakThe All-Star break is over. It was back to work for the Wild with practice Monday afternoon. And they have some work to do.
Wild Aim To Get Out Of Scoring Slump After All-Star BreakAs the Minnesota Wild reconvened from the All-Star break, their focus inevitably turned to an obvious goal. More goals.
Wild Head Into All-Star Break On (Another) Mid-Season SlideJust 84 seconds from an uplifting shutout win to take into the All-Star break, the Minnesota Wild got a potentially big power-play opportunity. What happened next epitomized the mid-season skid that has become the norm for this team in five years under coach Mike Yeo.
Wild Seek Victory Before Taking NHL All-Star BreakThe figure skaters are gone and the Minnesota Wild finally have their home ice back. They face Arizona Monday night in their final game before the NHL All-Star Break.