Wild
October 3
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba stood for a portrait at Leviticus Tattoo and Body Piercing in Minneapolis

Ink tells the story of Wild defenseman Matt Dumba

Matt Dumba's tattoos chronicle the Wild defenseman's life journey so far - where he's from, where he is now and where he hopes to be going. "I just want [to be a] champion," he said.
Wild
October 3
Wild players listened as head coach Bruce Boudreau spoke during a practice on Sept 13.

Boudreau sets Wild's season-opening lines — for at least 10 minutes

The Wild coach will start Thursday's season opener at Nashville with the lines he assembled this week, but there's no telling how long they will last.
Wild
October 2
Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk is 13-7-4 against Nashville.

Gameday preview: Wild opens 2019-20 season in Nashville

For the fifth year in a row, the Wild will start the season on the road. Though it is 9-7-2 overall in season openers, it has won only one of eight when starting the schedule away from home.
Wild
October 2
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba stood for a portrait at Leviticus Tattoo and Body Piercing in Minneapolis

Behind the ink with Matt Dumba

Wild defenseman Matt Dumba shares the inspiration behind his tattoos at Leviticus Tattoo & Piercing in Minneapolis.
Wild
October 2
Young players such as Jordan Greenway give the Wild hope for the future.

Five keys to the 2019-20 Wild season

Wild beat writer Sarah McLellan offers five story lines to watch to start this season.
Wild
October 2

Matt Dumba at-a-glance

A closer look at the Wild's defenseman.
Wild
October 2
The 6-5, 211-pound Carson Soucy put together an impressive training camp performance that was significantly better than the defenseman's underwhelming

Redemption: Ex-UMD defenseman Soucy survives Wild's final cutdown

Coach Bruce Boudreau said Carson Soucy impressed him with a training camp performance that was significantly better than his "really terrible camp" in 2018.
Wild
October 1
Wild General Manager Bill Guerin

Hockey's grip on Wild's Guerin? 'I don't think I can ever be without it.'

While he misses the competitiveness of playing, new Wild general manager Bill Guerin gets that same feeling when he's hammering out a trade or pursuing a free agent.
Wild
October 1
Wild defenseman Pateryn has surgery, will be out for six weeks

Wild defenseman Pateryn has surgery, will be out for six weeks

Pateryn's place on the roster will be taken by former Minnesota Duluth defenseman Carson Soucy, who was paired with Brad Hunt at practice Tuesday.
Wild
September 30

Key dates as Wild opens 2019-20 NHL season

The Wild opens in Nashville on Thursday and has its home opener Oct. 12 against Pittsburgh.
Wild
September 30
Josh Morrissey of the Jets stuffed the puck past Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk for the game-winning goal in overtime Sunday.

Wild falls to Jets 5-4 in OT; Leipold optimistic as NHL opener nears

Wild owner Craig Leipold is open to pivoting to a more patient strategy if the payoff is worth it.
Wild
September 30
The Wild worked to reach the 23-man roster limit Monday by placing winger J.T. Brown (23) on waivers and assigning defenseman Louie Belpedio to the Am

Wild places Brown on waivers, assigns Belpedio to minors

The Wild has to get to the 23-man limit by Tuesday.
Wild
September 29
Jason Zucker.

Wild's Zucker embraces busy preseason

Jason Zucker is piling up minutes as he seeks to improve over last season.
Wild
September 27
Minnesota Wild forward Victor Rask

Rask currently not among Wild's top 12 forwards

Victor Rask, a center obtained last season in a trade for Nino Niederrreiter, was an extra forward in Friday's practice. "This is where you become mentally strong," coach Bruce Boudreau said.
Wild
September 27
Wild cuts Drew Stafford, sends Sturm and Mayhew to Iowa

Wild cuts Drew Stafford, sends Sturm and Mayhew to Iowa

Stafford was in camp on a veteran tryout basis. Mayhew led Iowa in scoring last season.
Wild
September 27
Wild center Eric Staal’s goal production fell from 42 goals to 22 last season.

Staal's goal: Returning to playoffs, even if old scoring stats don't return

If the Wild is to return to the postseason, the offense will undoubtedly have to be better — an area Eric Staal feels he can contribute more to as he begins a new two-year contract.
Wild
September 26

Wild edges Dallas 2-1 in final road exhibition game

Jordan Greenway and Jason Zucker scored goals in the second period.
Wild
September 26
Louie Belpedio (47) of the Wild tried to pressure Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog on Sunday as goalie Alex Stalock defended.

As Wild roster cuts near, Belpedio and Mayhew make an impression

An injury to defenseman Greg Pateryn has opened the door, but time is running out to make an impression at training camp.
Golf
September 25
The Wild's Mikko Koivu participated in a team golf outing in Colorado earlier this week.

Bonding sans blades: Golf is offseason sport of choice for Wild

Before getting back on the ice Tuesday for a practice at the Eagle Pool & Ice Rink outside Vail, Colo., coaches and staff members spent Monday in a four-person scramble that was treated like a tournament.
Wild
September 24
Adam Mascherin's pass is blocked by the Wild's Ryan Donato during a preseason game.

Donato moves from center to left wing as Wild juggles lines

Ryan Donato's audition at center seems to be over. He's shifted to left wing alongside center Mikko Koivu and right winger Ryan Hartman.
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