Page 2 of 2 Previous

Continued: Souhan: Wild lives up to Yeo's promise to be more aggressive

  • Article by: JIM SOUHAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: October 4, 2013 - 1:03 AM

The Wild’s first line is its most expensive, by far. The second line, featuring Coyle, Niederreiter and Heatley, might be its most intriguing.

Niederreiter looks like a keeper. Coyle was often the Wild’s best forward Thursday. Heatley is in the last year of his contract. The Wild might use his salary slot to pursue Thomas Vanek. So the Wild needs to try to extract one good season from Heatley and he needs to re-establish his value heading into free agency.

The second line could be fun to watch, but if you’re owner Craig Leipold, you want to see results from the big-money boys on the first line.

 

Jim Souhan can be heard weekdays at noon and Sundays from 10 to noon on 1500 ESPN. His Twitter name is @SouhanStrib. • jsouhan@startribune.com

  • related content

  • Wild starts strong but loses a shootout to Kings

    Friday October 4, 2013

    For two periods, the Wild put forth an impressive display, but it wasn’t able to build on two first-period goals because of the stingy goaltending of Jonathan Quick.

  • Wild's Pominville gets five-year, $28M extension

    Friday October 4, 2013

    The former Sabres captain signed a five-year, $28M deal.

  • Zach Parise had his shot blocked by Kings goalie Jonathan Quick in the shootout.

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto 4 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: E. Volquez 1
LA Angels - WP: T. Skaggs 7 FINAL
Washington - LP: T. Jordan 2
Kansas City - WP: J. Shields 8 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar 2
Baltimore - LP: E. Meek 3 FINAL
Toronto - WP: S. Delabar 9
Chicago WSox - LP: C. Leesman 6 FINAL
Detroit - WP: J. Verlander 8
St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright 3 FINAL
NY Mets - LP: D. Gee 0
Miami - WP: J. Fernandez 1 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: A. Wood 0
Minnesota - LP: K. Gibson 3 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price 7
NY Yankees - WP: M. Tanaka 9 FINAL
Boston - LP: J. Lester 3
Arizona - LP: B. McCarthy 2 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Hammel 9
San Diego - WP: D. Roach 2 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: A. Figaro 1
San Francisco - LP: M. Bumgarner 1 FINAL
Colorado - WP: F. Morales 2
Texas - WP: A. Ogando 5 FINAL
Oakland - LP: L. Gregerson 4
Houston - WP: C. McHugh 5 FINAL
Seattle - LP: E. Ramirez 2
Philadelphia - WP: A. Bastardo 3 FINAL
Los Angeles - LP: J. Howell 2
Atlanta 85 FINAL
Indiana 101
Brooklyn 95 FINAL
Toronto 100
Washington 101 FINAL
Chicago 99
Tampa Bay 3 FINAL
Montreal 4
Boston 3 FINAL
Detroit 0
NY Rangers 4 FINAL
Philadelphia 1
San Jose 4 FINAL(OT)
Los Angeles 3
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Can the Wild rally to win its playoff series against Colorado?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close