Minnesota Wild Analysis

NHL Power Rankings: (November 22nd Edition)

by Adam Silliphant

Nov 22, 2016 7:30 PM

Casey Price and the Canadiens rank first ahead of Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks. Read more »

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2015 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

Jul 9, 2015 12:52 AM

The NHL's more elite free agents have either moved on or re-signed with their home team, trades have been made and the draft has come and gone. Read more »

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RealGM's Predictions For The Second Round Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Darryl Reina

Apr 30, 2015 6:44 PM

After going a respectable 6-2 predicting the first-round winners, RealGM takes a look at the Conference semifinals. Read more »

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals

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Recapping The 2015 NHL Trade Deadline

by Thomas Andreu

As the trade deadline passed, we got a sense of the teams that are trying to fill whatever depth holes that they had. There wasn't a ton of action on deadline day itself, but the weeks preceding it were filled with big trades that have major implications as we progress towards the playoffs. Read more »
NHL Power Rankings, Mid-January Edition

by Darryl Reina

The Predators, Blackhawks, Ducks, Lightning, Rangers and Islanders have all been banking wins of late to reach the top-tier of our NHL Power Rankings. Read more »
NHL Power Rankings, Mid-December Edition

by Darryl Reina

There are 11 NHL teams all within five points of each other at the top of the standings, but the Blackhawks, Ducks, Red Wings, Penguins and Blues headline our rankings. Read more »
The Top Ten 2014 Unrestricted Free Agents

by Sam Metrick

Paul Stastny, Thomas Vanek, Marian Gaborik and Jarome Iginla are some of the biggest names in free agency. Read more »
2014 NHL Power Rankings At Start Of Playoffs

by Darryl Reina

The Bruins appear to be the consensus pick by many to win the Stanley Cup, though the Rangers may be that one dark-horse team to win it all. Read more »
2014 NHL Power Rankings At The Olympic Break

by Darryl Reina

The Ducks, Blues, Blackhawks, Penguins and Avalanche move into our Top-Five NHL Teams at the Sochi Olympics break. Read more »
2013-14 NHL Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

The Bruins, Blackhawks, Penguins, Kings and Rangers are in the top-five of our preseason NHL Power Rankings. Read more »
Redoing The 1999 NHL Entry Draft

by Nick Obergan

The 1999 draft was the one that GM Brian Burke has built his entire career around, acquiring both of the Sedins for the Canucks. Read more »
Improving The Wild: Finding Goal Scorers

by Nick Obergan

It seems to be a recurring theme, but the Minnesota Wild simply do not score enough goals to be a playoff team (they averaged a league-low 2.02 goals per game). That was supposed to be fixed entering this season with the additions of Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi. But it is clear that the talent level up front is not up to par. Read more »
Greatest Roster Series: Minnesota Wild

by Nick Obergan

In their ten seasons as the Wild, Minnesota has made the playoffs only three times, including making it to the Western Conference Finals in 2003. Read more »
Identity Crisis

by Nick Obergan

Since their inception in 2000, the Minnesota Wild have struggled to establish exactly who they are as a team, a franchise and an organization. The results have been mixed, yet the same: no sustained futility, no sustained success. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Koivu Signs Huge Extension

by Nick Obergan

For Minnesota, Mikko Koivu's extension was as much about locking up a vital part of their team, as it was about not re-creating the Marion Gaborik saga. Read more »
A Shot Of 'Wild' Energy

by Michael Sonday

If an NHL player were to be a canned beverage, Cal Clutterbuck would be a Red Bull. Read more »
The Border Battle: Minnesota Vs. Wisconsin

by Michael Sonday

RealGM was on hand this past weekend at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for one of collegiate hockey?s oldest rivalries "The Border Battle" between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Read more »
Minnesota Needs To Give Forsberg A Home

by Michael Sonday

Vary rarely is there a player that fits a particular system the way Peter Forsberg fits in Minnesota. The Wild should take the risk and sign Forsberg. Read more »
Wild Sharp In 5-0 Start

by Douglas Benton

The Minnesota Wild are one of the fast rising teams in the NHL and just like last year, they are off to a hot start. With their 2-0 win over the defending champion Anaheim Ducks Sunday night, the Wild remained the only undefeated team in the league. Strong goaltending, speed and good coaching have the Wild faithful thinking of a deep playoff run. Read more »

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