Wild
June 30, 2018
Ryan Suter and Zach Parise.

Bottom line for Wild: Playoff payoff

Since signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, the Wild has made the playoffs every year but has won only two series.
Wild
June 30, 2018
Washington star Alex Ovechkin.

Contracts 10 years or longer in the NHL among active players

There are a dozen NHLers with contracts running at least a decade.
Wild
June 30, 2018
Wild places Tyler Ennis on unconditional waivers to buy out contract

Wild places Tyler Ennis on unconditional waivers to buy out contract

The Wild hasn't made any splashy additions to its roster yet this offseason, but the team did make a move Saturday to create more cap space to maneuver by placing winger Tyler Ennis on unconditional waivers to buy out his contract, sources said.
Wild
June 29, 2018
Former Wild GM Chuck Fletcher lands post with New Jersey Devils

Former Wild GM Chuck Fletcher lands post with New Jersey Devils

Fletcher, after not having his contract renewed in Minnesota, will be senior advisor to Devils general manager Ray Shero and be based in Minnesota.
Wild
June 27, 2018
Wild re-signs Kyle Rau to two-year, two-way contract

Wild re-signs Kyle Rau to two-year, two-way contract

Rau will receive $700,000 in the NHL and $275,000 in the American Hockey League.
Wild
June 26, 2018
North St. Paul and St. Paul Johnson played a high school hockey game att he TRIA Rink in St. Paul in January. The Minnesota Whitecaps will play NWHL h

Whitecaps to play home games at Wild's practice rink

The NWHL's newest team has a new home. The TRIA Rink in St. Paul can hold 1,200 fans.
Wild
June 26, 2018
Wild names former UMD, Jefferson star Tom Kurvers assistant GM

Wild names former UMD, Jefferson star Tom Kurvers assistant GM

Kurvers spent the previous 10 seasons with the Lightning, serving as a senior advisor to the GM the past seven.
Wild
June 25, 2018
The Wild's Jason Zucker, right, celebrated his goal against the Blackhawks with teammate Matt Dumba last October in Chicago.

Free agent news: Dumba, Zucker get qualifying offers from Wild

Extending a qualifying offer allows the Wild to retain the player's negotiation rights as they enter the free-agent market.
Wild
June 25, 2018
Wild players (left to right) Charlie Coyle, Jason Zucker and Nino Niederreiter are among some of the most likely to be traded as the team explores its

Wild stockpiles draft picks but swings no roster-changing deal

The Wild left the NHL draft the same way it arrived in Dallas: with no changes to the roster.
Wild
June 24, 2018
Wild draft picks (from top left to right, then bottom left to right): Filip Johansson, Jack McBain, Alexander Khovanov,Connor Dewar, Simon Johansson,

Get to know the eight players the Wild selected in the NHL draft

Details on the Wild's draft picks, with comments by Brent Flahr, Wild senior vice president of hockey operations.
Wild
June 24, 2018
Wild third-round pick Jack McBain and Wild GM Paul Fenton

Third-rounder McBain tops Wild's haul of centermen in the draft

Of the Wild's eight selections, five were centers, with Jack McBain headlining the pack. McBain racked up 58 points, including 21 goals, in 48 games last season with Toronto in the Ontario Junior Hockey League.
Wild
June 24, 2018
(Clockwise, top right) Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, former Wild wing Marian Gaborik and Vikings receiver Ad

Souhan: Post Wild, Wolves drafts, remember prospects are just that

The Wolves and Wild, both desperate for young talent, held picks later in the first round of their respective drafts, meaning they had no chance to acquire a sure-thing superstar. Maybe they got lucky.
Wild
June 23, 2018
Wild restocking pipeline, adds McBain during Day 2 of NHL draft

Wild restocking pipeline, adds McBain during Day 2 of NHL draft

The Wild started Saturday with seven picks.
Wild
June 23, 2018
Filip Johansson, of Sweden, puts on a jersey after being selected by the Minnesota Wild during the NHL draft in Dallas

Wild takes 'smart' Swedish defenseman Johansson with 24th pick

Filip Johannson, an 18-year-old defensemen, was not considered a first rounder in many projections, but Wild GM Paul Fenton liked his hockey smarts.
Wild
June 22, 2018
K’Andre Miller

Miller is first Minnesotan taken, 22nd overall by Rangers

K'Andre Miller, who is from Hopkins and skated for Minnetonka, played for the U.S. National Development Program's under-18 team last year. He has signed with the University of Wisconsin.
Wild
June 22, 2018

The Filip Johansson file

A closer look at the Wild's No. 1 pick.
Wild
June 22, 2018
Hopkins native Miller could be first-round pick in NHL draft

Hopkins native Miller could be first-round pick in NHL draft

K'Andre Miller is being buzzed about as a potential first round pick at the NHL draft in Dallas — recognition merited by the work he's put in to learn defense in a short period of time.
Wild
June 21, 2018
Paul Fenton has been on the job as GM with the Wild for just a month.

Wild GM Fenton taking patient approach on making moves

It wouldn't make sense for the Wild to return the same lineup after cutting ties with Chuck Fletcher. A significant revision aimed at helping the team achieve staying power in the playoffs feels logical, but it will be gradual.
Wild
June 21, 2018
Charlie Coyle of the Wild and Bryan Little (18) of Winnipeg battled for the puck during the teams’ April playoff series.

Wild schedule: Cup champion Capitals at Xcel on Nov. 13

The team will open in Colorado on Oct. 4 and have its home opener two days later.
Wild
June 21, 2018
Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold and new GM Paul Fenton enter this weekend's NHL draft with eight selections.

Wild preparing for heftiest draft haul in several years

After lacking a first-rounder in 2017 amid its six picks and selecting only four players in 2016, the Wild is looking forward to having eight picks to work with in this weekend's NHL draft.

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