Wild Blog: Finding Ways To WinThe Wild didn't play a great game Thursday night, but they found a way to battle back and steal two points on the road in Carolina and frankly that's all, I think, we as fans can ask for. A lot of credit for last's night win goes to the play of Goalie Devan Dubnyk.
Wild Blog: Stepping Up Without PariseWith Zach Parise out for at least two weeks, the Minnesota Wild needs players to start stepping up and it looks like they are. Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets may have been the most fun game I’ve seen all year.
Wild Blog: Take In 'The Mighty Ducks' At Target Field SaturdayMinnesota is the "State of Hockey." Pretty much every sports fan in the state has some connection to ice hockey. And if you had any interest in the game as a kid, you've seen the movie "The Mighty Ducks." It's a classic sports movie, filmed right in the heart of the Twin Cities.
Wild Blog: Parise's Hat Trick Leads Wild To Victory In Season OpenerThe Colorado Avalanche started their 20th season in Denver on Thursday night, but Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise made sure there wouldn't be much of a celebration.
Wild Blog: The 2015 Season PreviewFor most NHL teams, being eliminated by the same team three years in a row would mean sweeping changes on and off the ice. In Minnesota however General Manager Chuck Fletcher decided to stand by the core of players on the roster and their head coach.
Wild Blog: Blackhawks Shadow Looms Large Over MinnesotaThe thought going into this series was that the Minnesota Wild finally had enough depth on their roster to compete with, and beat, the Chicago Blackhawks in the playoffs. Instead it was the Blackhawks showing the Wild that they still have a long way to go.
Wild Blog: Team Shows Resiliency, But Drop Game 1 To ChicagoThe first period of Game 1 versus Chicago couldn't have started worse for the Minnesota Wild. The Blackhawks had the Wild skating on its heels and the defense looked lost on the ice. It only took 1:15 before Brandon Saad scored to give Chicago a 1-0 lead.
Wild Blog: Playoff Preview, Wild Vs. BlackhawksFor the second year in a row, the Minnesota Wild has eliminated the Central Division champion from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Last year it was the Colorado Avalanche, this year it was the St. Louis Blues.
Wild Blog: Wild Vs. Blackhawks Potential Start TimesWith the Minnesota Wild advancing to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the most common question being asked isn't, "Is this the year we finally beat the Chicago Blackhawks?" It's, "When does the series start?"
Wild Blog: Wild Has St. Louis Singing The Blues In Series WinThe St. Louis Blues came into Game 6 knowing they needed to play their best game of the series for their season to continue. And yet it was the Minnesota Wild who played like they had no interest in going back to the "Show-Me-State" for a seventh game.
Wild Blog: Momentum Swings Aplenty In This SeriesMomentum is a funny thing in hockey. One minute you are dominating play, keeping all the action in the offensive zone. The next, a puck is deflecting off a goaltenders glove into the net and momentum starts to slowly go away.
Wild Blog: Ott Latest In A Line Of Villains Among Wild FansIf there is one thing that can make a playoff series more dramatic than it already is, it's the presence of a villain. Whether it's a player you detest, a guy who just rubs you the wrong way or a person you only tolerate because he's plays for your team, knowing that if he played anywhere else you would despise them, a villain just makes things more intriguing.