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Minnesota Wild are Trying to Stay Principled as Losses Mount

Posted by Tom Schreier , 10 February 2016 · 850 views
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We talk about results all the time, we have to get back to playing the right way and the process.
-- Wild GM Chuck Fletcher before a 4-1 loss to St. Louis, the team’s 10th in 11 games
Before jumping all over the Minnesota Wild, a team in the middle of its annual swoon, let’s take a step back and appreciate something for a minute. In a knee-jerk, what hav...

Why Minnesota Wild Fans Should Be Paying Attention to the David Blatt Firing

Posted by Tom Schreier , 31 January 2016 · 636 views
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He’s a very good communicator, he’s a very good teacher and, probably as importantly, he’s a very good listener. I think he’s somebody that’s looking to learn all the time, looking for new ideas.
— Wild GM Chuck Fletcher after hiring Mike Yeo as head coach in 2011
David Blatt is going to bring some of the most innovating approaches found in professional...


The Minnesota Wild Need to Pinpoint the Cause of their Winter Swoon

Posted by Tom Schreier , 01 December 2015 · 1,111 views
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It’s the same story. Here we are again.
— Wild head coach Mike Yeo after Saturday’s 4-3 OT loss to the Dallas Stars
The Minnesota Wild have a pattern of slumping this time of year, and they need to correct it — this is obvious to everybody who follows the team. Head coach Mike Yeo led his postgame press conference by offering as much, unsolicited. The fr...

The Minnesota Wild Age Gap, And Why Fletcher Should Keep the Team Together

Posted by Tom Schreier , 17 May 2015 · 1,714 views
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This article was originally posted on the Cold Omaha section of 105theticket.com .

I know I can score in this league, I put myself in a couple situations, especially tonight, to score, and I didn’t.
– Wild forward Thomas Vanek after the Game 4 loss to Chicago

In July of 2010 SB Nation’s Mike Chen did a study examining when a hockey player’s prime age...

What Can The Minnesota Wild Do To Improve In The Offseason?

Posted by Tom Schreier , 17 May 2015 · 1,609 views
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This article was originally posted on the Cold Omaha section of 105theticket.com .

We have a lot young guys. We’ve committed to them contractually and none of them have hit their prime or hit their peak, so that’s where the growth is going to come.
– Wild GM Chuck Fletcher in his exit interview, 5/11/15

The Minnesota Wild emphasized youth in their fi...