Mikko Koivu: Iron Man of the Wild

One of the reasons sports is so attractive to the American public mindset is the continuity and consistency these events and their players bring to our daily lives. Sports in our culture isn't just a form of entertainment but an extension of our hopes and dreams combined with a sense of civic pride.

Kirill Kaprizov: From Moscow to Minnesota?

During the mandatory NHL season hiatus, team general managers are still at work trying to find the right pieces to fill their rosters.  Trade and draft moves need to be made not only in case this season does resume, but to make sure each NHL team is ready to compete for the Stanley Cup next year as well.

Ducks Battle, Lose in OT

The Ducks are currently missing Cam Fowler (nine games) and Hampus Lindholm (five games). Josh Manson was recently also hurt (two games) but is back. In the lineup was Jani Hakanpaa, who was playing his third g...

Lightning Can’t Adjust, Fall To Wild

The Minnesota Wild came into Tampa Bay on a hot streak with points in 11 straight games, but the talk surrounding the Lightning after their 5-4 loss was centered around defense and paying attention to details.

The KO of Yeo

The firing of Mike Yeo as head coach of the Minnesota Wild last Saturday marked the end of what had been on the surface a promising NHL career. Instead Yeo’s firing revealed deeply concealed flaws that have sur...

Is David Becoming a Goliath?

In a consistently inconsistent season, especially at home, the one constant has been the play of Boston Bruins' centerman David Krejci. Krejci may be one of the most underrated players in the NHL. During the Br...