In the short history of the Minnesota Wild, defense has almost always been the team’s strong suit. Most recently with the expansion draft, the Wild were willing to part with a top-tier prospect in Alex Tuch to ensure that they could hold their strong defensive core together. Tuch has succeeded in Vegas to this point,
If only they had certain players. If they had drafted or traded for those players things would be different. These are common phrases in the hockey community. Whether it was a failed draft selection, unsuccessful trade, or just daydreaming, fans, the media and even GMs often wish they had certain players playing for their team.
In a week or less, the Stanley Cup Finals will come to an end. Once this happens, the NHL offseason will be in full swing. Almost all the teams have already begun their work, prepping for a busy month full of trades and blockbuster free agent signings. The Minnesota Wild are one of many teams
For several years, the Wild were known for their depth at defense. Dating back to 2008, the Wild drafted a defenseman with their first pick five different years. This enabled them to put together a very promising and talented prospect pool of blueliners. The Wild took it a step further in the summer of 2013
The Minnesota Wild are looking to make some changes to their team this summer. As Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher has already stated, he is “open for business”, so they will try to improve via trades and free agency. The Wild aren’t the only team looking to make some deals this summer. With a new
What is the possibility of two division rivals making a blockbuster trade? Most people would say that the chances are slim. However, if two teams possess assets that the opposite team wants, and wants bad enough, that could change everything. The Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche are two teams who are going to be busy