Mumps Outbreak Hits Wild Locker Room

Teams are so vague about player’s injuries and illnesses. It is a mainstay in the league. Upper body injury, lower body injury and then there is “illness.” Illness, which can mean anything from the flu to migra...

The NHL Celebrates “Movember”

Movember, a much look forwarded to event that gives the men and possibly a few women the opportunity to grow their facial hair for a good cause. The cause being Men’s Health, by encouraging men (whom the charit...

Who Will Emerge as the Wild’s Number One Goalie?

The puck hit the ice on Thursday October 9, 2014 at the Excel Energy Center and the season began for the Minnesota Wild.  The Wild hosted the Colorado Avalanche, the team the Wild knocked out of the Stanley Cup...

The Future of the Shootout in the NHL

Last NHL season (2013-2014) every team had at least 6 or more games decided by the shootout to break a tie. The Washington Capitals actually had 21. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the introduct...

The Mindset of the Wild’s Nino Niederreiter

Nino Niederreiter tweeted during the summer that he was “proud to be on the Swiss cover of the NHL 15.” That pride was well deserved. What a season he had with the Minnesota Wild; 14 goals, and 36 points in 81 ...