Wild Re-Sign Nick Bjugstad To 1-Year, $900,000 ContractThe Minnesota Wild re-signed forward Nick Bjugstad to a one-year, $900,000 contract on Monday, bringing back some useful depth up front.
Wild Sign Joel Eriksson Ek To $42M, 8-Year ContractHe has 43 goals and 45 assists and 158 blocked shots in 266 career regular-season games with Minnesota. The Wild picked him 20th in the 2015 draft.
Wild's Kirill Kaprizov Wins Calder Trophy, Making Him NHL's Top RookieThe 24-year-old Russian was awarded the Calder Trophy Tuesday, making him the first player in franchise history to win it.
Minnesota Wild Assistant GM, Fmr. UMD Player Tom Kurvers Dies At 58The Minnesota Wild's assistant general manager Tom Kurvers has died of lung cancer at 58 years old, the team announced Monday.
Minnesota Wild Name St. Paul Native Ray Shero Senior Advisor To GM Bill GuerinMinnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin announced Wednesday that veteran hockey executive Ray Shero will be his senior advisor.
Wild GM, Coach Praise Zach Parise For How He Handled BenchingRelegated to the fourth line down the stretch of Minnesota's season and left off the ice for the beginning of the playoffs, Zach Parise was not pleased with his diminished role. The people responsible understood his frustration as well as anyone.
Wild Show Promise, Despite Another Early Playoff ExitPivoting further away from the core and identity of the teams of the previous seven years, before the advent of the coronavirus and the arrival of Kirill Kaprizov, the Wild entered a new era with the dynamic Russian left wing at the forefront of their attack.
Wild Eliminated By Golden Knights In Game 7 Mattias Janmark had his first career hat trick and the Vegas Golden Knights eliminated the Minnesota Wild with a 6-2 win Friday night in Game 7 of their opening-round series.
Vegas To Host A Game 7 For 1st Time Against WildThe winner of the first-round series will advance to face the Colorado Avalanche, who tied the Golden Knights for the best regular-season record.
Wild Force Game 7 With 3-0 Win Over Golden KnightsKevin Fiala had a goal and an assist in the third period to break open a scoreless game, Cam Talbot had his second shutout of the series and the Minnesota Wild again staved off elimination with a 3-0 victory over Vegas on Wednesday night.
Cam Talbot Doing His Part To Keep Wild In Series With Golden KnightsKeeping up with the skill, speed and strength of the Vegas Golden Knights has been every bit the challenge that was expected for the Minnesota Wild. Thanks to Cam Talbot, they haven't yet had to give up the chase.
Wild Stave Off Elimination With Just 14 Shots, Top Vegas 4-2 In Game 5The Minnesota Wild scored four goals in the first four games of their opening-round playoff tilt with the Vegas Golden Knights and fell behind 3-1 in the series.
4-0 Shutout Gives Golden Knights 3-1 Series Lead Over WildMarc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves for his 16th career postseason shutout, Nicolas Roy scored twice and the Vegas Golden Knights beat Minnesota 4-0 in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series on Saturday night to push the Wild to the verge of elimination.
Golden Knights Surge Past Wild In 5-2 Win To Take Lead In Playoff SeriesThe Vegas Golden Knights trudged into the locker room at the first intermission with little to like, other than the time left in the game.
Keeping Fleury Fresh Proving Key For Golden Knights Vs. WildThe Vegas Golden Knights stuck to a true rotation for their goaltenders down the stretch of the season, alternating Marc-Andre Fleury without much dropoff in performance to Robin Lehner.