Wild takes Wisconsin center Luke Kunin with 15th pick

Wild takes Wisconsin center Luke Kunin with 15th pick

Kunin had 19 goals for the Badgers last season.

Vanek's contract bought out by Wild to create salary cap space

June 24
Vanek's contract bought out by Wild to create salary cap space
While disappointed, Thomas Vanek said: "I'm grateful I got the chance to play for the Wild. It was a dream of mine." The move will free up about $5 million to use toward signing other players.

Trade talk: Wild would need young, scoring forward for a defenseman

June 24
Trade talk: Wild would need young, scoring forward for a defenseman
Tonight at 6 p.m., the first round of the NHL Draft will take place. The Wild currently picks 15th and GM Chuck Fletcher is getting calls about his young defensemen.
Twins
June 23

Timberwolves: Hield, Murray or trade?

Big night for the Timberwolves
Sports
June 22

Las Vegas will be NHL's 31st team; expansion draft rules announced

The league will be going to Sin City
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Sports
June 21

Wild releases schedule for 2016-17

Stanley Cup champion Penguins in town Nov. 25.
Sports
June 20
Nordy dances with Wild fans during a Minnesota Wild pep rally at Mears...

Wild opens 2016-17 season against two division rivals

The full 2016-17 schedule will be announced Tuesday, a schedule that will include second-half "bye weeks" for the first time in NHL history.
Twins
June 19

Souhan: Johnson's fellow pros take to Twitter to rip USGA

What was fascinating about the USGA's ruling on Dustin Johnson on Sunday was the reaction on Twitter from the world's best players.
Twins
June 17

Timberwolves: Is the NBA fixed?

NBA Finals teach a lot of lessons
Sports
June 15

NHL draft and more: Wild have a busy two weeks coming up

Now that the Stanley Cup Final has ended, it'll be a newsworthy rest of the month for the Wild, including the NHL draft next week.
Sports
June 14

Ken Hitchcock on the Mike Yeo dynamic in St. Louis, Rick Wilson and if this is really his last year

The former Wild coach was hired to be Hitch's heir apparent Monday.
Sports
June 13
Former Minnesota Wild head coach Mike Yeo was visibly frustrated durin...

Mike Yeo will be St. Louis Blues head coach, but not until 2017-18 season

The former Wild coach signed a four-year deal with the Blues on Monday, the first of which he'll be associate.
Sports
June 9

'Torch' speaks for first time since not getting Wild job

John Torchetti, the former Wild interim coach, accepted a job to be an assistant with the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday.
Sports
June 9

Torchetti named Detroit Red Wings assistant coach

John Torchetti, the Wild's interim coach this past season, returns to Detroit where he once was a minor-league general manager.
Sports
June 8

Wild hires minor-league coach John Anderson as assistant

Anderson, the former Atlanta Thrashers coach and longtime Chicago Wolves coach, is a friend and former teammate of Wild coach Bruce Boudreau.
Sports
June 7

Hall of Famer Scott Stevens named Wild assistant coach

Stevens, the longtime Devils captain and three-time Cup champ, was recently working for NHL Network
Sports
June 4

Pete DeBoer tells cool Ali anecdote; Sharks to be without Hertl in Game 3

The Pittsburgh Penguins look to take a 3-0 lead during the first-ever Stanley Cup Final game in San Jose.
Sports
June 2

Former Wild coach Yeo interviewing for St. Louis 'coach in waiting'

The former Wild coach could soon become a Blues assistant and future head coach in St. Louis. The current coack, Ken Hitchcock, said next season will be his last.
Sports
June 1

Wild not signing draft pick Reid Duke

The Wild had hoped to trade his rights before today's 4 p.m. deadline for a draft pick, but assistant GM Brent Flahr said the Wild was offered a number of different mid-level players that didn't make sense.
Sports
May 30

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight: Penguins vs. Sharks; Expansion chatter

Tonight will be Game 1 of the Final, and the Star Tribune will be along for the ride.
Sports
May 24

Wild reaches deal with prospect Chase Lang; other signing news

The Wild signed one of its three 2014 sixth-round picks Tuesday
Sports
May 23

Wild replacing assistants Wilson, Sydor; Brunette moving to front office

Assistant coach Darby Hendrickson and goalie coach Bob Mason will sign new contracts and return to the club in their same roles. Former interim coach John Torchetti has interviews lined up elsewhere.
Twins
May 20

Souhan responds to fans commenting on his column

You're angry. You're frustrated. You want everyone associated with the Twins ridiculed and fired.