Minnesota Wild

Every team has rivalries. The Minnesota Wild are no different. From divisional opponents to playoff kryptonite there is little shortage of headaches for the Wild. Some have gone on since their inception. Others have begun with division realignment. This article will look into only the most intense and significant rivalries that the Wild have developed.
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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,
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The 63rd All-Star Game in Tampa, Florida has come and gone. This means all-time All-Stars for each hockey team are solidified until the following season. The Minnesota Wild remain a fairly young team; their history of All-Star selections is rather slim but these players have meant a great deal to the State of Hockey. 53rd
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The Minnesota Wild acquired Charlie Coyle along with Devin Setoguchi and a 2011 first-round pick from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a 2012 second-round pick and Brent Burns prior to the 2011-12 season. This was days before the Wild also moved Martin Havlat for Dany Heatley. Trading for Burns helped the Sharks solidify another
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We are officially in 2018 and that means the NHL regular season is roughly halfway over. Teams are beginning to smell the postseason, whereas wild card teams and those on the outside are feeling the pressure for a playoff push. This is where the Minnesota Wild fit in — they own the final wild-card spot
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Free agency has come and gone, training camps are about to open and summer is almost over. Somehow, Jaromir Jagr still hasn’t been signed by a team. The legendary winger has remained a free agent since July 1, when the Florida Panthers let him walk. It’s amazing that not a single team in the NHL believes
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Going out a champion? Not a chance, at least in the case of 20-year NHL veteran Matt Cullen. After winning his third career Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016-17, the 40-year-old didn’t have an immediate answer as to whether he would continue his hockey career. But news broke on Wednesday that Cullen agreed
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It took long enough, but the Minnesota Wild have signed their top two restricted free agents, Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter, to multi-year contracts. The Wild signed Niederreiter to a five-year deal worth $26.25 million, an average of $5.25 million per year. The following day, the Wild locked up Granlund for three years at $17.25
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We’re closing in on the end of July and the Minnesota Wild still have some moves to make. The Wild are without a veteran fourth-line center. They have some talented young players who are looking to crack the lineup, but veteran depth never hurts. Matt Cullen has been on the Wild’s radar for most of
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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.
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The Minnesota Wild take pride in their small but very talented pool of prospects. They have a handful of skilled players who are either close to, or ready to make that jump into a full-time role in the NHL. With the recent departures of Marco Scandella, Alex Tuch and Erik Haula, there are some holes
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Time will tell if the Minnesota Wild or the Buffalo Sabres got the best of their recent deal. Both teams’ fans have claimed it a win for them, which usually means it’s a pretty fair deal. While that may be the case, the deeper one digs into the deal right now, the better it looks
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The Minnesota Wild have traded defenseman Marco Scandella and forward Jason Pominville and a fourth-round draft pick to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for forwards Tyler Ennis and Marcus Foligno as well as a third-round draft pick. The deal was originally announced by TSN’s Bob McKenzie after it was reported that the Sabres and Wild had
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The knights of the Boston Bruins round table have congregated once again — this time to address the blue line. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has been interested in acquiring Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin since as early as last year, at least. With the expansion draft looming, the Wild’s surplus of young defensemen has become a
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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
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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
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