29-11-2017 Jared Spurgeon frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Jared Spurgeon was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 6th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 435 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 103 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 4 PIM.


29-11-2017 Team captain meets with Jonas Brodin
Team captain Mikko Koivu called a short meeting with Jonas Brodin after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jonas Brodin as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

29-11-2017 Team captain meets with Jiri Tlusty
Team captain Mikko Koivu called a short meeting with Jiri Tlusty after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jiri Tlusty as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

28-11-2017 Jason Zucker frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Zucker feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Zucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 217 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 29 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 25 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 16+14=30 with 4 PIM.


28-11-2017 Team captain meets with Erik Haula
Team captain Mikko Koivu called a short meeting with Erik Haula after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Erik Haula as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

28-11-2017 Steve Michalek frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Steve Michalek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Steve Michalek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


28-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Matt Dumba is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Stewart has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Mathieu Perreault has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Charlie Coyle is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Ryan Suter has played 21 games without a goal. Devan Dubnyk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Christoph Bertschy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zack Mitchell has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Zach Smith has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brooks Orpik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Mikael Granlund remains sidelined with arm injury.



28-11-2017 Mikael Granlund injured.
Mikael Granlund (MIN) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Martin Hanzal (ARI). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

27-11-2017 Marco Scandella frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marco Scandella was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 408 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 70 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


23-11-2017 Matt Dumba frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Dumba was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 256 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 48 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 22 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 0 PIM.


23-11-2017 Sam Anas resumes full training.
Iowa Wild right wing Sam Anas has resumed full training after his injury.

22-11-2017 Nick Seeler frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Seeler feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Nick Seeler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 5th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 22 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 16 PIM.


21-11-2017 Marco Scandella frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marco Scandella was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 405 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 70 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 21 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


21-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Chris Stewart has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Mathieu Perreault has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Charlie Coyle has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan Suter has played 17 games without a goal. Devan Dubnyk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Christoph Bertschy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zack Mitchell has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Staal is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Brooks Orpik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-11-2017 Tyler Graovac frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Tyler Graovac feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Tyler Graovac was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 21 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 1+19=20 with 6 PIM.


19-11-2017 Gustav Bouramman resumes full training.
Iowa Wild defenseman Gustav Bouramman has resumed full training after his injury.

18-11-2017 Sam Anas resumes light training.
Iowa Wild right wing Sam Anas has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

18-11-2017 Gustav Bouramman injured.
Gustav Bouramman of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he said in a TV interview.

17-11-2017 Christoph Bertschy frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Christoph Bertschy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Christoph Bertschy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


16-11-2017 Adam Vay frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Adam Vay feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Adam Vay, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 19 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


16-11-2017 Christoph Bertschy frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Christoph Bertschy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Christoph Bertschy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


15-11-2017 Marco Scandella frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marco Scandella was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 403 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 70 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


14-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Mathieu Perreault has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jordan Staal is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Erik Haula is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Ryan Suter has played 14 games without a goal. Devan Dubnyk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Christoph Bertschy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zack Mitchell has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Zach Smith has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brooks Orpik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-11-2017 Christoph Bertschy frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Christoph Bertschy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Christoph Bertschy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


12-11-2017 Team captain meets with Jonas Brodin
Following the team's recent 1-1 tie against Edmonton Oilers on 12-11-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Jonas Brodin did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mikko Koivu

11-11-2017 Matt Dumba frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Dumba was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 251 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 48 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 0 PIM.


11-11-2017 Nick Seeler frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Seeler feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Nick Seeler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 5th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 17 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 6 PIM.


10-11-2017 Jonas Brodin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Jonas Brodin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 113 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 15 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 10 PIM.


9-11-2017 Team captain meets with Jiri Tlusty
Team captain Mikko Koivu called a short meeting with Jiri Tlusty after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jiri Tlusty as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

8-11-2017 Jonas Brodin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Jonas Brodin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 112 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 15 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 10 PIM.


8-11-2017 Sam Anas injured.
Sam Anas of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lake Erie Monsters. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . It hurts, but what hurts even more is when you're injured by a cheap shot like that, were his words after the game.

7-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Eric Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Mikko Koivu is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Mikael Granlund is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Erik Haula has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryan Suter has played 11 games without a goal. Devan Dubnyk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Christoph Bertschy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jiri Tlusty is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Zach Smith is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Brooks Orpik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-11-2017 Jason Zucker frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Zucker feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Zucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 217 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 29 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 14 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 10+6=16 with 2 PIM.


6-11-2017 Team captain meets with Christian Folin
Team captain Mikko Koivu called a short meeting with Christian Folin after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Christian Folin as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

6-11-2017 Zach Smith frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Zach Smith feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Zach Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 487 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 58 assists along with 511 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 14 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 4 PIM.


5-11-2017 Team captain meets with Erik Haula
Team captain Mikko Koivu called a short meeting with Erik Haula after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Erik Haula as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

1-11-2017 Adam Gilmour frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Adam Gilmour feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Adam Gilmour was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 9 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 10 PIM.


31-10-2017 Jared Spurgeon frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Jared Spurgeon was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 6th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 422 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 101 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


31-10-2017 Mario Lucia frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Mario Lucia feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Mario Lucia was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old left wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 12 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


31-10-2017 Nick Seeler frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Seeler feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Nick Seeler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 5th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 12 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 4 PIM.


31-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mikko Koivu is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Mathieu Perreault is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Charlie Coyle has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mikael Granlund has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Devan Dubnyk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Christoph Bertschy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jiri Tlusty is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Brooks Orpik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-10-2017 Jared Spurgeon frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Jared Spurgeon was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 6th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 422 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 101 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


30-10-2017 Team captain meets with Marco Scandella
Following the team's recent 2-4 loss against Chicago Blackhawks on 29-10-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Marco Scandella did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mikko Koivu

27-10-2017 Team captain meets with Mathieu Perreault
Following the team's recent 1-2 loss against Colorado Avalanche on 27-10-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Mathieu Perreault were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Mikko Koivu

27-10-2017 Team captain meets with Jordan Staal
Following the team's recent 1-2 loss against Colorado Avalanche on 27-10-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Jordan Staal did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mikko Koivu

27-10-2017 Marco Scandella frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marco Scandella was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 395 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 69 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 11 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


27-10-2017 Matt Dumba frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Dumba was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 245 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 45 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 11 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


25-10-2017 Christian Folin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Christian Folin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Christian Folin, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 159 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 28 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


25-10-2017 Adam Vay frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Adam Vay feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Adam Vay, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 10 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


24-10-2017 Alexander Gudbranson frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Alexander Gudbranson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Alexander Gudbranson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 9 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


24-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Eric Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Charlie Coyle is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Mikael Granlund has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Erik Haula is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Marco Scandella is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Devan Dubnyk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Christoph Bertschy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zack Mitchell is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jiri Tlusty has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brooks Orpik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-10-2017 Zach Smith frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Zach Smith feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Zach Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 481 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 56 assists along with 507 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 8 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


19-10-2017 Team captain meets with Jordan Staal
Team captain Mikko Koivu called a short meeting with Jordan Staal after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jordan Staal as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

19-10-2017 Zack Mitchell frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Zack Mitchell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Zack Mitchell, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 63 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 8 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 6 PIM.


17-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Chris Stewart is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Mathieu Perreault has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Charlie Coyle has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mikael Granlund has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Erik Haula has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Devan Dubnyk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Christoph Bertschy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zack Mitchell has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jiri Tlusty has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Zach Smith has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brooks Orpik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-10-2017 Brady Brassart frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Brady Brassart feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brady Brassart, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 5 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


16-10-2017 Joel Eriksson-Ek resumes full training.
Iowa Wild center Joel Eriksson-Ek has resumed full training after his injury.

15-10-2017 Michael Grabner frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Michael Grabner feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Austria, Michael Grabner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 484 NHL games during his career, notching 117 goals and adding 82 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


14-10-2017 Mathieu Perreault frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Mathieu Perreault feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Perreault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 445 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 131 assists along with 184 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2017 Tyler Graovac frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Tyler Graovac feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Tyler Graovac was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 3 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


11-10-2017 Team captain meets with Zack Mitchell
Following the team's recent 1-2 loss against Pittsburgh Penguins on 11-10-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Zack Mitchell did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Mikko Koivu

11-10-2017 Guillaume Gelinas frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Guillaume Gelinas feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Guillaume Gelinas, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 3 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


11-10-2017 Joel Eriksson-Ek resumes light training.
Iowa Wild center Joel Eriksson-Ek has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

11-10-2017 Joel Eriksson-Ek injured.
Joel Eriksson-Ek of Iowa Wild suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I just hope I can be able to return to action within a week, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

10-10-2017 Sam Anas frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Sam Anas feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Sam Anas, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 2 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


10-10-2017 Tyler Graovac frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Tyler Graovac feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Tyler Graovac was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 2 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


10-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Robin Lehner has been chilly and allowed 9 goals in 2 games. Jordan Staal is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-10-2017 Mathieu Perreault frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Mathieu Perreault feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Perreault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 443 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 131 assists along with 184 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2017 Sam Anas frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Sam Anas feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Sam Anas, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 2 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


6-10-2017 Team captain meets with Zack Mitchell
Following the team's recent 4-2 loss at Anaheim Ducks on 6-10-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Zack Mitchell did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mikko Koivu

4-10-2017 Devan Dubnyk frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Devan Dubnyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 380 NHL games during his career, booking 25 career shutouts and allowing 938 goals. The 31 year old goaltender looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-10-2017 Louis Belpedio agrees on a contract.
Louis Belpedio has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Minnesota Wild. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Louis Belpedio was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 3rd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2017 Jack Sadek agrees on a contract.
Jack Sadek has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Minnesota Wild. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Jack Sadek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 Jonas Brodin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Jonas Brodin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 96 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 13 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 Christian Folin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Christian Folin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Christian Folin, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 149 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 26 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 Nick Boka agrees on a contract.
Nick Boka has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Minnesota Wild. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Nick Boka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 6th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 Ryan Bourque agrees on a contract.
Ryan Bourque has signed a one year deal with the Iowa Wild. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

1-10-2017 Brandon Duhaime agrees on a contract.
Brandon Duhaime has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Minnesota Wild. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Brandon Duhaime was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2017 Team captain meets with Mathieu Perreault
Following the team's recent 3-1 loss at Edmonton Oilers on 28-9-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Mathieu Perreault did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mikko Koivu

30-9-2017 Mathieu Perreault frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Mathieu Perreault feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Perreault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 441 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 131 assists along with 184 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-9-2017 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Carey PriceAA-A-30Montreal Canadiens
Henrik LundqvistAA-A-35New York Rangers
Pekka RinneA-A-A-34Nashville Predators
Tuukka RaskA-A-A-30Boston Bruins
Corey CrawfordA-A-A-32Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan QuickA-A-A-31Los Angeles Kings
Petr MrazekA-A-A-25Detroit Red Wings
Braden HoltbyA-A-A-28Washington Capitals
Martin JonesA-A-B27San Jose Sharks
Ben BishopBBB30Tampa Bay Lightning
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Aaron EkbladB-AB-21Florida Panthers
Drew DoughtyB-BB-27Los Angeles Kings
Tyler MyersB-AB-27Winnipeg Jets
Rasmus RistolainenB-A-B-22Buffalo Sabres
Erik KarlssonBBB-27Ottawa Senators
Olivier Ekman-LarssonB-A-B-26Washington Capitals
John KlingbergCA-B-25Dallas Stars
Shea WeberB-BB-32Washington Capitals
Ryan McDonaghCA-B-28New York Rangers
P.K. SubbanB-B-B-28Nashville Predators
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jakub VoracekA-A-B28Colorado Avalanche
Alex OvechkinA-B-B32Columbus Blue Jackets
Jamie BennA-B-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Taylor HallB-B-B-25New Jersey Devils
Jakob SilfverbergB-B-B-26Anaheim Ducks
Mikhail GrigorenkoB-B-B-23Colorado Avalanche
Brock NelsonB-BB-25New York Islanders
James Van RiemsdykB-B-B-28Carolina Hurricanes
Josh LeivoB-A-B-24Calgary Flames
Dennis Rasmussen78807727St. Louis Blues
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney CrosbyAB-B30Dallas Stars
Jack EichelBBB20Buffalo Sabres
Ryan GetzlafA-B-B32Anaheim Ducks
Jonathan ToewsBB-B29New York Islanders
Steven StamkosBB-B27Dallas Stars
Patrice BergeronBB-B33Boston Bruins
Ryan Nugent-HopkinsBB-B24Tampa Bay Lightning
Aleksander BarkovBA-B22Florida Panthers
John TavaresA-B-B27Chicago Blackhawks
Evgeni MalkinA-B-B31San Jose Sharks
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Patrick KaneA-B-B28Chicago Blackhawks
Corey PerryA-B-B32Anaheim Ducks
Tyler SeguinBB-B25Washington Capitals
Sam ReinhartBB-B-21Buffalo Sabres
Mark Stone80857925St. Louis Blues
David Backes76797933St. Louis Blues
Charlie CoyleB-B-B-25Minnesota Wild
Filip ForsbergBB-B-23Nashville Predators
Pavel ZachaB-B-B-20New Jersey Devils
Brent BurnsBBB-32San Jose Sharks


29-9-2017 Brady Brassart frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Brady Brassart feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brady Brassart, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


28-9-2017 Guillaume Gelinas frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Guillaume Gelinas feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Guillaume Gelinas, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


28-9-2017 Media attacks the Minnesota Wild
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager 15 and headcoach Jacques Lemairre

27-9-2017 Zack Mitchell frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Zack Mitchell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Zack Mitchell, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 64 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 7 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


26-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Chris Stewart has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mathieu Perreault has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Charlie Coyle has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jason Zucker has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Erik Haula has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryan Carter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Devan Dubnyk has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Zack Mitchell has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ales Stezka hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jordan Greenway has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Gustav Bouramman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Staal has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-9-2017 Team captain meets with Charlie Coyle
Following the team's recent 5-0 loss at San Jose Sharks on 25-9-2017, Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mikko Koivu

24-9-2017 Marco Scandella frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marco Scandella was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 390 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 68 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


23-9-2017 Devan Dubnyk frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Devan Dubnyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 386 NHL games during his career, booking 25 career shutouts and allowing 958 goals. The 31 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, allowing 20 goals on 129 while booking 0 shutouts.


19-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mikael Granlund has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jason Zucker has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Erik Haula has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan Carter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zack Mitchell has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ales Stezka hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jordan Greenway has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Gustav Bouramman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dmitry Sokolov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-9-2017 Jason Zucker frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Zucker feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Zucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 217 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 29 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


15-9-2017 Mathieu Perreault frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Mathieu Perreault feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Perreault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 444 NHL games during his career, notching 91 goals and adding 131 assists along with 184 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+0=2 with 0 PIM.


15-9-2017 Brady Brassart frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Brady Brassart feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brady Brassart, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


13-9-2017 Jason Zucker frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Zucker feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Zucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 217 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 29 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


12-9-2017 Tyler Graovac frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Tyler Graovac feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Tyler Graovac was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


12-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-9-2017 Alexander Gudbranson frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Alexander Gudbranson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Alexander Gudbranson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


8-9-2017 Adam Gilmour frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Adam Gilmour feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Adam Gilmour was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


7-9-2017 Jared Spurgeon frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Jared Spurgeon was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 6th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 411 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 101 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


5-9-2017 Christian Folin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Christian Folin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Christian Folin, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 149 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 26 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


5-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-9-2017 Alexander Gudbranson uncertain about future
Alexander Gudbranson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

2-9-2017 Adam Vay frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Adam Vay feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Adam Vay, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


1-9-2017 Adam Gilmour frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Adam Gilmour feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Adam Gilmour was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


30-8-2017 Marco Scandella frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marco Scandella was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 384 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 67 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2017 Matt Dumba uncertain about future
Matt Dumba wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-6-2017 Alex Stalock frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Alex Stalock feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Alex Stalock was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 62 NHL games during his career, booking 4 career shutouts and allowing 133 goals. The 29 year old goaltender is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-6-2017 Training camp preview
Minnesota Wild will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild:
- Chris Stewart R
- Mathieu Perreault L
- Jordan Staal C
- Shawn Thornton R
- Zach Parise L
- Mikko Koivu C
- Charlie Coyle R
- Mikael Granlund C
- Jason Zucker R
- Erik Haula L
- Ryan Carter C
- Ryan Suter D
- Jared Spurgeon D
- Jonas Brodin D
- Marco Scandella D
- Christian Folin D
- Nate Prosser D
- Matt Dumba D
- Devan Dubnyk G
- Darcy Kuemper G
- Joel Eriksson-Ek C
- Adam Vay G
- Brady Brassart C
- Gustav Olofsson D
- Sam Anas R
- Mario Lucia L
- Christoph Bertschy R
- Adam Gilmour C
- Nick Seeler D
- Dylan Labbe D
- Grayson Downing C
- Steve Michalek G
- Chase Lang R
- Pavel Jenys R
- Kurtis Gabriel R
- Hunter Warner D
- Tyler Graovac C
- Zack Mitchell R
- Alexander Gudbranson D
- Marc Hagel R
- Guillaume Gelinas D
- Ales Stezka G
- Jordan Greenway L
- Kirill Kaprizov L
- Gustav Bouramman D
- Dmitry Sokolov R
- Victor Bartley D
- Eric Staal L
- Jiri Tlusty L
- Zach Smith C
- John McCarthy L
- Steve Ott L
- Michael Grabner R
- Alex Stalock G
- Drayson Bowman L
- Brenden Morrow L
- Will Acton C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jason Zucker R
- Marco Scandella D
- Christian Folin D
- Devan Dubnyk G
- Darcy Kuemper G
- Joel Eriksson-Ek C
- Gustav Olofsson D
- Sam Anas R
- Christoph Bertschy R
- Hunter Warner D
- Tyler Graovac C
- Eric Staal L
- Michael Grabner R
- Alex Stalock G
- Will Acton C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Chris Stewart R
- Mathieu Perreault L
- Shawn Thornton R
- Jonas Brodin D
- Nate Prosser D
- Brady Brassart C
- Nick Seeler D
- Zack Mitchell R
- Zach Smith C
- Steve Ott L
- Drayson Bowman L


26-6-2017 Jonas Brodin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Jonas Brodin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 96 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 13 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


25-6-2017 Ryan Carter returns
Minnesota Wild were delighted to hear that Ryan Carter has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Jonas Brodin frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Jonas Brodin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 96 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 13 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2017 Zack Mitchell frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Zack Mitchell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Zack Mitchell, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 57 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 7 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


25-6-2017 Brenden Morrow returns
Minnesota Wild were delighted to hear that Brenden Morrow has returned to the team.

24-6-2017 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2017 Grayson Downing frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Grayson Downing feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Grayson Downing, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Shawn Thornton (Iowa Wild) UFA
-Nate Prosser (Minnesota Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Darcy Kuemper (Minnesota Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Grayson Downing (Iowa Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Kurtis Gabriel (Iowa Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Marc Hagel (Iowa Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Victor Bartley (Iowa Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-John McCarthy (Iowa Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Steve Ott (Iowa Wild) UFA
-Alex Stalock (Iowa Wild) RFA
-Drayson Bowman (Iowa Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brenden Morrow (Iowa Wild) UFA
-Will Acton (Iowa Wild) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2017 Sam Anas frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Sam Anas feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Sam Anas, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


20-6-2017 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $2 300 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2017 Adam Hudson retires
Iowa Wild staff member Adam Hudson has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2017 Sylvestre Venne retires
Iowa Wild staff member Sylvestre Venne has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2017 Eduard Prill retires
Iowa Wild staff member Eduard Prill has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

20-6-2017 Boris Meitner retires
Iowa Wild staff member Boris Meitner has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2017 Adrien Roy retires
Iowa Wild staff member Adrien Roy has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2017 Bert Salvo retires
Iowa Wild staff member Bert Salvo has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

Eastside Hockey Manager